Oct. 1, 2020
Portugal’s Ministry of Agriculture has announced Terra Futura, a wide ranging plan to promote sustainability while boosting the country’s agricultural production and exports.
Jul. 13, 2020
While conservationists have hailed the move as a step in the right direction, many of them have urged the country's ministry fo agriculture to make the ban permanent.
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.
Aug. 9, 2019
The trade deal will eliminate tariffs on both Mercosur and E.U. exports and creates the world's largest bloc of olive oil consumers and 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.