Oct. 26, 2023
With the harvest getting underway in Slovenia, expectations differ from producer to producer, but few are optimistic.
Apr. 11, 2023
Ronkaldo earned a Gold Award at the 2023 NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition for its organic Istrian bjelica.
Dec. 5, 2022
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
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
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
This time, the usual suspects were not responsible for the drying and falling of fruits.
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.
Mar. 4, 2019
The two Balkan states now share the European Union PDO appellation for extra virgin olive oil produced on the Adriatic peninsula.
Mar. 23, 2017
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.