Dec. 1, 2020
2020 gave outdoor activities a newfound importance. Efforts are underway to ensure that the olive oil industry is poised to capitalize on the shift.
Jun. 9, 2020
An association of Italian farmers warns that the sector could lose €1 billion in 2020. As the lockdown eases, farmhouses are finding new ways to safely attract tourists.
Mar. 6, 2020
Among the fruit and coffee plantations of Minas Gerais, olive trees have taken root. Despite the region's unconventional climate, local producers are creating a new kind of olive oil culture in Brazil.
Apr. 3, 2017
Olive oil has great potential in marketing Greek tourism destinations and can be used as a tool of sustainable development, a researcher noted.
Sep. 22, 2011
At Slow Food's "Cheese" – the big event dedicated to the dairy world held every two years in Bra, Piedmont – olive oil and cheese became closer friends.
Apr. 28, 2011
Olive oil producers in Messinia are being forced to change to two-phase production systems and to stop disposing organic matter along the region's famous coastline.
Apr. 21, 2011
Giuseppe Ferrua hand-picks his olives at just the right day of the lunar cycle to maximize the amount of liquid they contain. “Some people say we’re witches.”