Nov. 14, 2022
The vintage steam train is experimenting with fuel made out of olive pits, which is more environmentally friendly and cheaper than coal.
Oct. 6, 2022
Heat and drought led to premature olive drops across southern France. The yield is expected to fall by 50 percent compared to last year.
Aug. 16, 2022
Scorching summer temperatures and the region's prolonged drought have resulted in a significantly lower fruit set in France and a significantly smaller harvest.
Jul. 5, 2022
Producers from southern France and Corsica combined to earn 11 awards from 26 entries in the 2022 World Olive Oil Competition.
May. 31, 2022
The French producer earned a second consecutive Gold Award at the 2022 NYIOOC, attributing the success to new investments in organic production, irrigation and technology.
Dec. 1, 2021
Maintaining organic farming methods and experimenting with ancient olive varieties are how Château d’Estoublon keeps its 500-year olive oil production history alive.
Feb. 13, 2012
Volunteers run a small cooperative mill in the Provence. Life is not always easy but they are intent on keeping the Provençal tradition.
Jul. 19, 2011
Olive oil production in France is tiny compared to its neighbors and there's a "problem with notoriety." Jean Benoit Hugues shares what the interprofessional association Afidol plans to do about lifting the profile, and sales, of French olive oil.