Slovenia

Oct. 26, 2023

Slovenian Producers Expect Low Harvest Due to Extreme Weather, Off-Year

With the harvest getting underway in Slovenia, expectations differ from producer to producer, but few are optimistic.

Apr. 11, 2023

Producers Behind Ronkaldo Celebrate First Win for Slovenia at 2023 NYIOOC

Ronkaldo earned a Gold Award at the 2023 NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition for its organic Istrian bjelica.

Dec. 5, 2022

In Slovenia, a Fruitful Harvest Despite Drought, Pests

The last few seasons in Slovenia have been characterized by high summer temperatures and a lack of precipitation. Salvation came with heavy September rains.

Oct. 28, 2022

Award-Winning EVOO the Latest Chapter in a Storied Slovenian Family Legacy

The Brataševec family has helped olive groves flourish in western Slovenia once again after the crop nearly disappeared following a 1929 cold snap.

Oct. 6, 2022

Excitement, Anticipation in Slovenia as Harvest Gets Underway

Despite high spring heat and drought, producers are anticipating high quantities of olives along with the excellent quality of the resulting oil.

Jul. 25, 2022

Unraveling the Mystery Behind Slovenia's Dramatic Fruit Drop

This time, the usual suspects were not responsible for the drying and falling of fruits.

Apr. 10, 2019

Old Ways Endure at Award-Winning Farm in Slovenia

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.

Apr. 2, 2019

In Slovenia, Hard Work and Keeping it Simple

Franc Morgan planted his first trees thirty years ago on his farm in Grintovec. Going organic was the plan from the beginning and he became one of the first organic olive oil producers in Slovenia.

Mar. 4, 2019

Croatia and Slovenia Receive Joint EU Protection for Istrian Olive Oil

The two Balkan states now share the European Union PDO appellation for extra virgin olive oil produced on the Adriatic peninsula.

Mar. 23, 2017

EU PDO Application for Istrian Olive Oil to Be Resubmitted Jointly With Slovenia

Following an objection by Slovenia, a new PDO application for Istrian olive oil will be submitted to the European Commission jointly by Slovenia and Croatia.

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