Rome

Aug. 16, 2021

Europe Approves Olio Di Roma PGI for Italy’s Capital Region

The new geographical indication will include parts of all five provinces of the central Italian region of Lazio, covering an annual production of about 10,550 tons.

May. 27, 2021

Olive Oil Tourism Returns to the Colosseum as Italy Reopens

The reopening of the Colosseum Archeological Park means that visitors can once again connect with Ancient Roman culture through olive oil production.

Aug. 10, 2018

Controversy in Italy Over New 'Olio di Roma' PGI

Half of Lazio's olive oil producer's are covered by DOP certifications and say they stand to lose value. The other half can only gain from the new proposed IGP. And some say the bickering among the groups leaves everyone disappointed.

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Jan. 10, 2018

Two Eateries in Italy Extolling the Magic of EVOO

Filodolio in Rome and Olivia in Florence turn out culinary creations inspired by fresh ingredients and Italian olive oil excellence.

Sep. 7, 2017

Extra Virgin Gelato Is All the Rage

Ice cream makers are using extra virgin olive oil as a substitute for fats traditionally used in gelato, and the results are excellent.

Jun. 7, 2017

Olive Council Convenes in Rome for 105th Session

Representatives at the IOC meet to discuss promotions, trade agreements, and most importantly, minimizing environmental impact on future crops.

Feb. 17, 2011

Zero Kilometer Olive Oils and More at Rome’s Urbana 47

Steps from the Coliseum Angelo Belli's "zero kilometer" kitchen has become a favorite for locals and traveling foodies seeking authentic regional cuisine.

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