Unaprol

Dec. 4, 2020

Italian Olive Oil Production Off by Nearly a Third This Year, Forecasts Suggest

The most significant drops in yield have been reported in the south, while northern and central Italy recorded some increases.

Sep. 23, 2020

Early Estimates Point to Lower Production in Italy

As the harvest gets underway in Sicily, three of Italy’s main agricultural organizations estimate this year’s olive oil harvest will be earlier and smaller than last year.

Jul. 16, 2020

Italy's Union of Olive Oil Producers Reelects Granieri

Unaprol's president, David Granieri, said he will continue working to revive the sector in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Dec. 19, 2019

Olive Oil Production in Italy to Exceed Original Estimates

The latest figures from Ismea, in collaboration with Unaprol, show Italy’s olive oil production is expected to exceed 300,000 tons this year.

Sep. 4, 2019

Optimistic Forecasts for Harvest in Italy

Under the current conditions, the yield could exceed 315,000 tons -- lower than the average of the last decade, but still better than in recent years.

Feb. 27, 2019

Italian Trade Group Proposes New Classification for Extra Virgin Olive Oil

A proposal to lower the acidity threshold value of the extra virgin olive oil from 0.8 to 0.5 percent was presented by the consortium of Italian olive oil producers at a conference in Rome.

Oct. 10, 2013

Copa Cogeca and Italy's Traceability Achievement

Copa-Cogeca held an event at the European Parliament to highlight the benefits of olive oil and ensure consumers are better informed.

Sep. 2, 2013

In Italy, Tax Reduction Will Help Olive Growers

Unaprol Chairman Massimo Gargano takes stock of the situation as Italy reduces the burden for agricultural properties.

Jul. 15, 2011

Pitching Olive Oil Deep in Butter Country

Last week Saverio Romano, the Italian Minister of Agriculture, announced a three-year, €5 million campaign targeting the butter-rich countries of Belgium, the Netherlands, and Denmark.

Feb. 24, 2011

Italian Olive Oil Raises Profile in India

Italian olive oil will be presented to Indian journalists, chefs, restaurateurs and buyers by UNAPROL, the organization of Italian producers.

Oct. 26, 2010

Production in Italy Below Average as Subsidized Farmers Hold Back

Last winter’s large amount of rain helped growers in the south and central regions but hurt northern farms, while some farmers chose not to harvest at all.

Jun. 11, 2010

Made in Italy Claim "Used Like an ATM"

Companies are using the words "Made in Italy" like an ATM complained Unaprol's chairman, who called for stricter traceability measures to help Italian farms.

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