Umbria

May. 28, 2024

L’Olivo di Sant'Emiliano: A 1,800-Year-Old Symbol of Umbria's Olive Tradition

The millenary tree symbolizes the resilience of the central Italian region, with many of its cohorts damaged by repeated frost over the years.

Apr. 16, 2024

Small Producers, Oleotourism Take Center Stage at Ercole Olivario

The winners of the main competition will participate in the Shelf Life Monitoring Project, which will help improve best practices for producers and consumers.

Mar. 13, 2024

The Rise of Cycling in Italian Olive Groves

In Umbria and Lazio, farms and sport groups organize bike tours in the olive groves, allowing visitors to enjoy the scenery and taste local olive products.

Dec. 15, 2023

Meet the Start-Ups in Central Italy Reviving Abandoned Olive Groves

The startup Ager Oliva in Tuscany and the association Le Olivastre in Umbria are committed to restoring abandoned olive groves through adoption plans for citizens and companies.

Aug. 14, 2023

Italy Set to Invest €100M for Olive Mill Upgrades

Starting in 2026, funds will be dispersed to millers across the country to upgrade equipment and technologies.

Jun. 13, 2023

Innovation Yields World-Class EVOO from Restored Groves of Former Monastery

Zero waste, healthy soil, regenerative agriculture and award-winning olive oil production are the goals of Cultura Viva.

Nov. 10, 2021

Using Isotopic Footprints to Authenticate Olive Oil, Combat Fraud

In Umbria, researchers and farmers are identifying the isotopic profiles of local extra virgin olive oils to verify authentic products and add value.

Oct. 4, 2021

Production in Italy Bolstered by Strong Recovery in South

Olive oil production is expected to rebound in Puglia and other southern regions, while Central and Northern producers stand to face a disappointing season.

Sep. 23, 2021

Award-Winning Producers in Central Italy Prepare for Harvest

Sustainable farming, state-of-the-art milling, and synergies between committed farmers are key factors behind the success of the producers from central Italy

Sep. 8, 2021

An Art Exhibition Among the Olive Trees in Umbria

An olive grove in Trevi was transformed into the ideal art exhibition venue, hosting installations that reflect on the pandemic and human nature.

Jun. 15, 2021

Producers from Puglia and Lazio Star at 29th Ercole Olivario

Taking place in person after being conducted remotely last year, producers came together to celebrate Italian olive oils and their producers.

May. 25, 2021

At Rastrello, Quality Extra Virgin Olive Oil Promotes the Beauty of Umbria

The Wassmann family recently earned a second Gold Award at the NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition, cementing their position as high-quality olive oil producers.

Apr. 8, 2021

At Fontanaro Estate, Quality is Everything

At Fontanaro Estate, Lucia Verdacchi, and Giovanni and Alina Pinelli produce high-quality extra virgin olive oil while promoting sustainability and a circular economy.

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