Apr. 2, 2021
Olive farms following the Olivares Vivos program recorded a 30-percent increase in flora and fauna. The value of their EVOOs is expected to rise too.
Mar. 31, 2021
The factory will receive up to 6,000 tons of pruning waste annually from olive groves with a 90-kilometer radius of the factory.
Mar. 19, 2021
In the Umbrian hills, two families are working to preserve the ancient heritage of an endemic cultivar while embracing modernity with a new mill and tourism operation.
Mar. 17, 2021
The United Nations has found that more than 900 million tons of food were wasted in 2019. The problem is pervasive, with food waste occurring at every step of the food chain worldwide.
Mar. 9, 2021
Scientists are building a digital model of the Earth that will act as an information system for better decision-making on development and environmental issues within the European Union.
Mar. 8, 2021
The report argues that a renewed focus on the Mediterranean diet could help the region mitigate the impacts of climate change, promote sustainable agriculture and increase food security.
Sep. 8, 2020
In the fight to keep global temperatures from increasing more than 2 ºC (3.6 ºF) above pre-industrial levels, policy makers will need to focus on adapting their food systems to be more plant-based and sustainable, according to the United Nations and World Wildlife Fund.
Sep. 1, 2020
The influential scientific advisory board, WBAE, has asked the German government to do more for sustainability by introducing specific labels on products based on their carbon footprint.
Aug. 17, 2020
A team in Andalusia is testing a hedge cultivation system that could be more profitable for growers and sustainable for the environment.
Jul. 29, 2020
Over the course of six months, farmers, scientists and other stakeholders in the global agri-food business will propose and debate solutions to some of the sector’s most pressing issues surrounding sustainability and climate change.
Jul. 29, 2020
Up to two billion tons of CO2 could be absorbed each year by adding crushed rocks to farmlands. The technique could be employed by countries to help them meet their climate targets.
Jul. 21, 2020
While the prohibition on dimethoate-based pesticides was delayed until October, farmers and their supporters argue that no alternative treatments are available in time for the 2020 harvest.
Jul. 20, 2020
Through the Seralma Verde project, Jaén's provincial government will advise and support producers seeking to transform olive oil waste products.
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.
Jun. 4, 2019
Olive oil pomace and wastewater are broken down into protein and phenolic isolates, both of which can be used in various industrial applications from pet foods to cosmetics.