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Aug. 9, 2018

Organic Treatment Shows Promise Against Xylella

The implementation of an organic treatment with good agricultural practices during a three-year trial gave encouraging results against Xf.

Jul. 9, 2018

Biodynamic Farming: Somewhere Between Science and Faith

Olive groves at the award-winning farm Marina Palusci are managed in accordance with biodynamics, a much-debated but often successful method.

Mar. 26, 2018

Organic Farming, High Quality Often Hand In Hand

Farms like Antica Quercia Verde, among the best organic brands of the year, are contributing to Italy's leadership in the sector.

Nov. 21, 2016

Tunisia Second Among Africa's Organic Exporters

Despite the economic difficulties, some organic farmers have developed successful initiatives to rank Tunisia as the second largest exporter of organic products in Africa.

Jun. 1, 2016

Some of the Best Olive Oils are Made in Croatia

This Mediterranean country bordering the Adriatic Sea has been growing olives for centuries but has only recently been gaining recognition as a small but significant producer of high-quality extra virgin olive oil.

Jun. 1, 2015

Organic Farmers Cautiously Optimistic

Organic olive oil producers in Italy say they are hopeful that painful lessons learned and the cycle of nature will lead to a better harvest ahead.

Sep. 2, 2014

Olive Oil Among Top Organic Imports in U.S.

Organic olive oil worth $166 million was imported by the United States last year, the first in which it was tracked by the USDA.

Jan. 21, 2014

Trends in Organic Olive Oil Trade Now Being Tracked

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.

Dec. 4, 2013

French Growers Encouraged to Go Organic

French olive oil producers are being encouraged to go organic.

Oct. 17, 2012

Chinese Investors Purchase Australia's Kailis Organic Olive Oil

The investors paid AUD$15 million for the company started in 2001 by Mark Kailis, son of the Red Rooster fast food chain founder.

Oct. 11, 2012

More Organic Olive Groves in Andalusia

In 2011 there were 21 percent more organic olive groves than the previous year in the world's leading olive oil production region.

Apr. 1, 2012

Do You Consider Yourself an Ecological Consumer?

The results of a study by the Spanish Government identifies the profile and habits of the organic consumers in Spain.

Feb. 29, 2012

Egyptian Producer Sees More Demand for Pesticide-Free Olive Oil

Giza-based executive manager Khalil Nasrallah says the company receives far more inquiries about its pesticide-free than its certified organic ones.

Oct. 16, 2011

Study Recommends Olive Oil Byproduct as Organic Fertilizer

Recent studies conducted at the Universidad de Sevilla’s School of Agricultural Engineering concluded that alperujo, a sub-product of olives obtained after milling and pressing, can be reused as fertilizer in organic farming.

Sep. 27, 2011

Olivar de Segura the Top 'Ecological' Olive Oil Producer in Spain

The co-op sold one million kilos of olive oil in 2010 making it the top-selling certified ecological producer, according to Andalusia's organic farming trade group.

Sep. 6, 2011

Sales of Packaged Organic Olive Oil from Andalusia Sharply Higher

Sales of packaged organic olive oil from Andalusia grew nearly 30 percent in 2010, almost equaling that of the region's bulk olive oil sales.

Apr. 21, 2011

In Lucca, Biodynamic and Organic Farming Make a Bit of Magic

Giuseppe Ferrua hand-picks his olives at just the right day of the lunar cycle to maximize the amount of liquid they contain. “Some people say we’re witches.”

Jan. 10, 2011

Spain's LA Organic Targets Colombia

The move into the Colombian market follows reports that find consumers there becoming more aware of the benefits of olive oil amid a growing demand for gourmet products.

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