Life is slower on the farm for fashion entrepreneur Joaquim Moreira, who produces the award-winning olive oil brand Acushla. "Fashion is an engaging sector. But now, I feel more passionate about olive oil."
Quality and Tradition at Valpaços
The Cooperativa de Olivicultores de Valpacos, one of the most renowned Portuguese producers, has over 2,200 associates from the town of Valpaços and neighboring Mirandela.
Millions of Birds Killed by Nighttime Harvesting in Mediterranean
Upwards of 2.5 million birds are killed each harvest season in Spain, Italy, France and Portugal.
Olive Oil Production Data in Europe Reveal Divergent Trends
Production in Italy and Greece is down sharply. In Spain and Portugal, it's dramatically higher.