Dec. 13, 2021
Nutri-Score’s creator said a new feature is designed to provide a more holistic view on the health score of packaged foods.
Dec. 1, 2021
Maintaining organic farming methods and experimenting with ancient olive varieties are how Château d’Estoublon keeps its 500-year olive oil production history alive.
Nov. 30, 2021
Research about the impact of eating non-organic food led many to report that a Mediterranean diet may not always be healthier than a Western one. Some experts disagree.
Nov. 17, 2021
New research reminds consumers that following a non-organic version of the Mediterranean diet leaves them exposed to pesticides and herbicides.
Aug. 16, 2021
Bahar Alan started producing olive oil as a hobby but has since dedicated herself to cultivating local varieties to produce high-quality organic olive oil.
Aug. 4, 2021
The Polit family started out as rice farmers, but the state’s decades-long drought caused them to begin growing olives, which they continue to transform into award-winning oils.
Jun. 10, 2021
Gold Ridge Organic Farms earned three Gold Awards and a Silver Award at the 2021 NYIOOC. The owner said organic production was the key to their success.
Mar. 26, 2021
Olive farmers will be among the benefactors of European programs targeted at stimulating the consumption of organic products and financing the transition to organic farms.
Mar. 25, 2021
A lack of cooperation throughout the sector is hurting producers’ bottom lines, according to an agricultural institute study.
Dec. 18, 2020
While the majority of olive oil production still comes from traditional growers in the Mediterranean, newer farms are focusing on more efficient orchards and experiencing a steady growth in production.
Nov. 12, 2020
Careful monitoring of traps and applying treatments at the right times are among the keys to preventing extensive damage from the olive tree pest, experts say.
May. 23, 2017
Just five years ago, a group of neighboring farmers in Sierra de Cazorla, Spain decided to work together and produce high-quality olive oil with respect for the environment. Last month, their Dehesa de la Sabina earned the industry's top award.
Jan. 21, 2014
Organic olive oil accounted for at least one tenth of all virgin olive oil imported by the United States in 2012/13, according to the International Olive Council.