Dec. 18, 2020
While the majority of olive oil production still comes from traditional growers in the Mediterranean, newer farms are focusing on more efficient orchards and experiencing a steady growth in production.
Oct. 15, 2020
The head of conservation for BirdLife Europe applauded prohibitions on nighttime intensive olive harvesting in Spain and Portugal.
Jul. 13, 2020
While conservationists have hailed the move as a step in the right direction, many of them have urged the country's ministry fo agriculture to make the ban permanent.
Feb. 21, 2020
Changes in temperature and precipitation patterns can fundamentally transform microorganism communities in the soil. This, in turn, impacts plant growth and, potentially, crop productivity.
Feb. 7, 2020
With higher costs and lower yields than modern olive oil farms, quality alone may not be enough to protect Italy's smaller producers in a fast-changing international market.
Jan. 2, 2020
Investments in high-density groves and modern mills are driving Portugal's rise among olive oil producers.
Jan. 10, 2012
A conference in Dixon, California, will present a proposed olive oil marketing order and offer practical, information for growers and processors.
Oct. 19, 2011
Articles published on the same day in two major American newspapers put olive oil in the spotlight again. Readers' comments in the Washington Post offered a glimpse at some American reactions to Association 3E's super-premium initiative.
Jan. 26, 2011
Sparked by huge changes in the California olive industry in recent years, California Agriculture magazine devoted an issue to olive oil production and quality factors.
Dec. 31, 2010
Australian olive oil pioneer Boundary Bend is hell-bent on higher yields, efficient processes, and making great extra virgin olive oil at a competitive price.
Nov. 1, 2010
California experts agree the current harvest is remarkable, not only for its growth, but for the high quality of the olive oil anticipated from large and small producers.
Oct. 27, 2010
In only its fifth year Olisur produced 1.8 million liters of olive oil on its Chilean estate, mostly for North Americans. "We must produce for other countries, and they request sustainability."