Aug. 19, 2021
With average temperatures estimated to rise 7 ºC by 2100, researchers want to know which varieties will thrive in the Mediterranean’s future climate.
Jul. 23, 2021
Researchers at the Gen4Olive project believe the genetic material of unused olive varieties could help prepare farmers for new climatic conditions and pests.
May. 13, 2021
After a four-year trial, researchers said that grafting traditional Andalusian varieties with Verticillium wilt-resistant ones was ineffective.
Apr. 20, 2021
They are are working to determine the best varieties for Libyan olive production.
Apr. 8, 2021
Archaeologists are working to preserve the cultural heritage of the Leucocarpa cultivar as producers are starting to grow and transform the ivory-white fruits.
Jan. 15, 2020
From a distance, this olive grove on the outskirts of Córdoba looks just like any other field. But it is home for more than 1,000 olive cultivars from 29 countries, from Iran to the Americas, passing through all of the Mediterranean Basin.
Dec. 5, 2019
The newly published reference guide, International Olive Growing: Worldwide Analysis and Summary, sheds light on a number of interesting olive oil-related statistics.
Aug. 1, 2019
Elenolide, a known antihypertensive agent, was found in 80 percent of extra virgin olive oil samples analyzed over a span of eight years.
Oct. 31, 2018
The Government of La Rioja is engaged in a multi-year effort that pursues the recuperation and preservation of indigenous olive varieties in an effort to develop unique olive oils.
Oct. 31, 2018
Long-time producer and certified sommelier Theo Stephan looks to bring her love for olive oil and the environment full circle.
Oct. 1, 2018
We asked researchers why the Leucocarpa olive variety is completely white throughout its development cycle.
Jun. 22, 2016
La Zadruga is a farm on the west bank of Lake Garda which produces high-quality EVOO from rare, rescued and newly discovered varieties.
Nov. 10, 2010
Concerns arise over origin criteria, who confers the special designations; and once an olive oil or table olive has the designation, who protects and polices it.
Jul. 27, 2010
The majority of these new denominations would apply to olive oil producing nations outside the European Union, like Argentina and Palestine.