Jun. 30, 2020
Newly proposed legislation in the United States seeks to create additional sources of revenue for the agricultural sector while helping to cut down on greenhouse gases.
Jun. 24, 2020
Olive oil producers and researchers are working to bring biorefineries to rural producers in Andalusia. The goal is to supplement revenues while making mills more sustainable.
Jun. 1, 2020
The strategy aims to promote sustainable food and environmentally-friendly production practices. Critics say more must be done to reduce the production of industrial animal meat products.
May. 7, 2020
Spanish researchers have produced a biodegradable and compostable plastic from olive-pit waste to be used in packaging products.
May. 7, 2020
The population's priorities will shift in a post-coronavirus world, demanding ethical and sustainable production from farmers and distributors in the years ahead.
Apr. 24, 2020
New measures aim to promote the reuse of city wastewater for the irrigation of farmland.
Oct. 28, 2019
In an Italian restaurant and bakery in Bedford-Stuyvesant, shop-goers fill up on olive oils on-tap, leaving single-use glasses and plastics behind.
Oct. 23, 2019
A conservation and rehabilitation approach increasingly adopted by olive farmers is listed as one of the top food trends for the coming year.
Oct. 9, 2019
The ban will give the autonomous government time to research the impacts night-harvesting has on local and migrating bird populations.
Aug. 15, 2019
Amberlite resins present a possible environmentally-friendly solution to removing bitterness from olives, reducing wastewater and chemicals used in commercially-employed methods.
Aug. 14, 2019
At least ten olive-growing countries in the Mediterranean basin are ranked as "high water stress," according to data compiled by the World Resources Institute.
Aug. 13, 2019
Better land management practices combined with plant-based diets are effective in tackling climate change and mitigating its effects.
Feb. 22, 2018
The Italian Social Farming system has become a model for the other countries.
Dec. 14, 2017
As Europe helps farmers adopt sustainable agricultural practices in olive groves, the legality of proposed U.S. tariffs on Spanish table olives is contested.
Dec. 7, 2017
José Eugenio Gutiérrez and his collaborators want to create a biodiversity certification for table olives and olive oils.
Nov. 28, 2017
Almost 90 percent of the world’s cargo travels by ships which contribute four percent of global CO2 emissions. Not this one.
Nov. 10, 2017
A contest for olive oil industry innovators in Greece will begin November 15.
Oct. 12, 2017
Research has discovered how to reduce the detrimental effect of olive oil mill wastewater on the environment.
Oct. 9, 2017
COR is aiming to become one of the first large, permanent crop farmers to effectively pursue a regenerative agriculture approach, which entails slashing waste and reusing byproducts.