organic olive oil

Jun. 15, 2024

Report Reveals Growing Number of Olive Producers in Northern Italy

Olive farming is shifting north in Italy as sustainability in a changing climate guides new ventures. Organic growing is also on the rise.

Jun. 10, 2024

Kern County Producer Reflects on The California Olive Oil Industry

Stefanie Wickensheimer explains how Rio Bravo Ranch crafts high-quality extra virgin olive oil in the southern San Joaquin Valley.

Jun. 10, 2024

U.S. Sees Significant Growth in Organic Olive Oil Sales

In the past two years, organic olive oil sales in the U.S. have increased by ten percent while conventional extra virgin olive oil sales slipped.

Jun. 2, 2024

Award-Winning Siblings Grateful Father Chose Coratina

After inheriting the family olive farm, brother and sister Tommaso and Angela Fiore continue the family legacy.

May. 13, 2024

Sustainability, Biodiversity Good for Business, This Campania Farmer Believes

Case d'Alto produces organic extra virgin olive oils in Irpinia from autochthonous varieties. Owner Claudio De Luca says focusing on sustainability improves quality.

May. 7, 2024

Trials and Triumphs of Organic Farming in Andalusia

The fifth-generation family behind Luque Ecológico believes organic farming produces flavorful extra virgin olive oil, protects the environment and mitigates the impacts of drought.

Jan. 29, 2024

The Joy and Sacrifice of Organic Olive Oil Production on Mallorca

Oli de Santanyi founder Dirk Müller-Busch believes that producers who want a fair price must meet consumer demands for organic, high-quality extra virgin olive oil at all costs.

Dec. 11, 2023

Organic Farm in Jaén Blazes a Trail for Selling Carbon Credits

O.Live generates about 4.5 carbon credits per hectare from its 1,000 hectares of organic groves, establishing a model for producers to increase revenue.

Nov. 14, 2023

Competition Data Offer Insights Into Olive Oil World

Historically poor harvests did not impact quality and the rising popularity of organic production.

Oct. 11, 2023

Small-Scale, Regenerative Farming Drives Quality for Maraviglia in Tuscany

Since 2019, the producer behind Agricola Maraviglia has found a symbiotic balance between nurturing the landscape and producing award-winning olive oil.

Oct. 11, 2023

Olive Growers in Madrid Benefit from CAP Funds

Officials in Madrid have released €8.5 million from the Common Agricultural Policy to promote traditional landscapes and biodiversity in the capital region.

Oct. 11, 2023

Expansion of Organic Olive Groves Slows in Spain

Organic land cultivation in Spain increased by 1.5 percent in 2022. Some organic olive groves were abandoned due to poor harvests and lower profit margins.

Sep. 28, 2023

Regenerative Ag Practices Improve Profitability of Steep-Slope Olive Farms

After finding that soil health improved in abandoned steep-slope olive groves, researchers determined organic and regenerative farming could yield similar results.


Mar. 2, 2023

Organic Farms Produce Less, but Are More Cost Effective, Study Finds

Researchers in Germany highlighted the difference between conventional and organic farming in terms of real costs and yields.

Nov. 14, 2022

Titone Carry on Pioneering Legacy of Organic Farming on Sicily

From father to daughter, the award-winning producer continues following her father’s path of high-quality production and sustainability.

Oct. 27, 2022

Meet an Award-Winning Producer Promoting Greek Oils in Berlin

Amadeus Tzamouranis is connecting German consumers with olive oil producers in Kalamata.

Oct. 17, 2022

Italy’s Organic Food Sales More than Doubled in the Past Decade

The value of organic agricultural exports also rose by 181 percent in the same period. Wine led the way, but extra virgin olive oil was not far behind.

Sep. 30, 2022

European Awards Champion Organic Agriculture

Prizes were awarded to farmers, projects, retailers and regions to promote the bloc’s push to convert one-quarter of its agriculture to organic practices by 2030.

Sep. 29, 2022

Organic Olive Groves Continue to Flourish in Spain

Andalusia and Aragón experienced the most significant increases in organic olive cultivation.

Jun. 22, 2022

Italian Producers Again the Most Awarded in World Competition

Despite a challenging season, Italian producers earned 158 awards at the NYIOOC World Competition and led the way with organic olive oils too.

Jun. 17, 2022

Italy Investing €3B to Convert a Quarter of Farm Land to Organic by 2027

The announcement came after a study determined organic agriculture can cut production costs for farmers.