Aug. 24, 2021
Javier Fernandez-Salvador has plenty of plans for his new job including optimizing olive growing and harvesting for California’s changing climate.
Aug. 16, 2021
Bahar Alan started producing olive oil as a hobby but has since dedicated herself to cultivating local varieties to produce high-quality organic olive oil.
Aug. 4, 2021
The Polit family started out as rice farmers, but the state’s decades-long drought caused them to begin growing olives, which they continue to transform into award-winning oils.
Jul. 29, 2021
Despite the challenges posed by climate change and the volatile olive oil market, the producers behind Mavras believe quality is the key to success.
Jul. 7, 2021
After the death of their teenage son in 2003, the Deša family took up organic olive cultivation to work through their grief.
Mar. 19, 2021
In the Umbrian hills, two families are working to preserve the ancient heritage of an endemic cultivar while embracing modernity with a new mill and tourism operation.
Mar. 5, 2021
At their farm in central Italy, Francesca Boni and Elisabetta Traldi deliver outstanding levels of quality while taking advantage of the region’s cultural importance and natural beauty.
Feb. 11, 2021
The award-winning producers Mil & Un Verd are on a mission: preserve the historical structures and millennial olive trees of their estate while sustainably producing extra virgin olive oil from native varieties.
Feb. 2, 2021
Through a fusion of historical influences and sustainable practices, Castello Monte Vibiano has achieved outstanding quality goals while preserving the local environment.
Dec. 28, 2020
Challenges created by the pandemic and climate change prompted an award-winning producer to go with the flow.
Dec. 1, 2020
Along with producing award-winning extra virgin olive oil from their centuries-old trees, Eftihis Androulakis and Michalis Marakas are making inroads into the food supplement business. Their high-phenolic olive oils are being prescribed doctors in Belgium.
Oct. 12, 2020
For three generations the Gyftakis family has crafted extra virgin olive oil in one of the most fertile regions of Greece. Over time, they have learned to let nature take its course and attentively reap its rewards.
Jun. 25, 2019
Harvesting at the right time, proper stewardship of the land, attention to details, teamwork, perseverance, and passion were all listed by award-winning Italian producers as the reasons for their success.
Apr. 10, 2019
Timor’s six olive groves are small and disperse, each containing just a few dozen trees. The rugged terrain makes it necessary to do everything by hand, which the husband and wife team do well enough to earn the industry's highest award.
Nov. 30, 2018
The amazing story of an extra virgin olive oil from Sicily.
Nov. 1, 2018
River Run Olive Oil Company is planting new groves in Florida armed with a keen attention to agricultural details and advice from colleagues from across the country.