Jul. 13, 2022
After a promising start to 2022, with plenty of blossoms on the olive trees, heat and dry weather have led to a significant fruit drop and a lower-than-expected harvest.
May. 23, 2022
The fifth Ranieri Filo della Torre literary prize ended with high participation and demonstrated the growing interest in olive oil culture.
May. 9, 2022
The second edition of a national oleotouristic competition recognized the contribution of farmhouses, museums, producers and chefs to Italian olive oil culture.
May. 5, 2022
Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti brought four Italian monovarietals to the ISS, which will be used for a series of experiments and food preparation.
May. 3, 2022
The funds will come from a combination of national and European schemes to help improve infrastructure, technology and knowledge.
Apr. 25, 2022
The annual production of centuries and millennia-old olive trees promotes Villa Adriana’s historical and cultural importance to Italy’s capital region.
Oct. 21, 2021
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.
Dec. 4, 2020
The most significant drops in yield have been reported in the south, while northern and central Italy recorded some increases.
Sep. 23, 2020
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
Unaprol's president, David Granieri, said he will continue working to revive the sector in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic.
Dec. 19, 2019
The latest figures from Ismea, in collaboration with Unaprol, show Italy’s olive oil production is expected to exceed 300,000 tons this year.
Feb. 27, 2019
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.