May. 25, 2020
Portugal won 32 Awards at this year's NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition, confirming the strong position of the country's producers on the international stage.
May. 15, 2020
With 16 awards so far, Portuguese producers have built on their traditionally strong performance at the world's most prestigious olive oil quality competition while they underscore the diversity of the region's offerings.
May. 1, 2020
The Alentejo Olive Oil Association is donating enough olive oil to help prepare 14,000 meals for unemployed families and others in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr. 24, 2020
Domestic consumption has dried up as restaurants close and hotel rooms sit empty. Exports have also dropped as countries around the world cancel their orders for Portuguese oil.
Jan. 16, 2020
Gonçalo Almeida Simões brings 15 years of experience advocating for Portuguese agriculture to the European Union.
Jan. 2, 2020
Investments in high-density groves and modern mills are driving Portugal's rise among olive oil producers.
May. 22, 2019
Upwards of 2.5 million birds are killed each harvest season in Spain, Italy, France and Portugal.
Mar. 27, 2019
Production in Italy and Greece is down sharply. In Spain and Portugal, it's dramatically higher.
Mar. 11, 2019
Genomics and metabolomics are at the core of a research study to authenticate and trace Portuguese extra virgin olive oils.
Jul. 31, 2018
Portugal’s region of Douro is known for its Port and still wines, but more winery groups are becoming interested in producing and selling regional olive oils too.