Unaprol

Nov. 22, 2021

Italy Ramps up Nutri-Score Criticism as Deadline for E.U. Food Labeling System Looms

The Italian Agriculture minister continued to denounce how Nutri-Score grades local specialties, while drumming up support for an alternative.

Nov. 9, 2021

Italy Pledges €30 Million to Small and Medium Producers

The Stato-Regioni Conference has earmarked the funds to help producers improve quality and sustainably increase production.

Oct. 21, 2021

Italian Trade Group Backs Pan-European Traceability Rules

In wake of the new legislation passed in Spain, the Italian producer association said it is time for all European countries to adopt the same practices.

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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.

Feb. 6, 2015

Linking Chemistry with Italian EVOO Origins

Chemical compounds in Italian olive oils depend on the olive variety and cultivation site, according to research promoted by Unaprol.

Jul. 16, 2014

Granieri Succeeds Gargano at Unaprol

Olive oil producer David Granieri has been elected as the new Unaprol chairman, taking over from Massimo Gargano after his 8 years post.

Jun. 9, 2014

Italian Extra Virgin Takes Aim at Taiwan

Taipei will host a seminar about “real” Italian olive oil presented by the trade group Unaprol and the Italian Institute for Foreign Trade.

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.

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