Aug. 11, 2022
One producer has found that his Chemlali and Moroccan Picholine trees are thriving in Dalmatia’s increasingly hot and dry climate.
Aug. 10, 2022
The grove comprises 21 olive varieties from countries around the world. Its creators hope it fosters a sense of peace and community among olive-producing nations.
Jun. 22, 2022
Archaeological remains in the Central Jordan Valley show evidence of the oldest example of olives being farmed outside their naturally-occurring range.
Jun. 22, 2022
The court ruled that only Messenian producers can use the term ‘Kalamata Olives’ to market their Kalamon olives.
Jun. 2, 2022
LIFE Resilience has presented the results of a four-year-long project to stop the spread of Xyella fastidiosa and identify resistant varieties.
May. 4, 2022
During a recent visit, the IOC also discussed technology transfer, production improvements and adding the Arauco cultivar to the World Catalog of Olive Varieties.
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.
Dec. 15, 2020
Researchers at IFAPA have identified several genes that provide resistance to the fungi that cause Verticillium wilt.
Dec. 2, 2020
Researchers in Spain found that consuming olive oil made from the wild Acebuche variety may significantly lower excessive arterial pressure and combat the consequences of retinal hypertension.
Oct. 12, 2020
Farmers in the southern Apulian commune of Casarano – in a Xylella fastidiosa red zone – have successfully harvested olives of the Favolosa cultivar. The triumph provides a roadmap for other producers in Xf-hit areas.
Aug. 17, 2020
A team in Andalusia is testing a hedge cultivation system that could be more profitable for growers and sustainable for the environment.
May. 18, 2017
Olive oil producers from the Croatian island of Šolta joined forces to submit a single entry to NYIOOC 2017, winning a Gold Award and placing its Šoltansko maslinovo ulje on the world stage.
Apr. 24, 2017
At 9 o'clock the first samples were distributed to 15 judges whose determinations will lead to the unveiling of this year's best extra virgin olive oils at a live-streamed press conference Thursday evening.