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Nearly One-third of World’s Olive Oil Made from Picual

Fri, 06/12/2019 - 05:41
The newly published reference guide, International Olive Growing: Worldwide Analysis and Summary, sheds light on a number of interesting olive oil-related statistics.

Stewardship and Excellence at García de la Cruz

Fri, 06/12/2019 - 05:27
Five generations of the García de la Cruz family have a hand in their award-winning brand from La Mancha.

Production Stagnates in Egypt as Harvest Approaches

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 02:34
As millions of new olive trees are planted, another poor harvest is predicted after a cold winter and hot growing season.

In Italy, Hiking Through the Olive Groves

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 02:22
Italy's third annual “Walk through the olive trees” combines heart-healthy exercise with the chance to learn about production and taste local extra virgin olive oils.

Corsica Producer Fears Mediterranean Culture Under Threat

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 02:13
Producers in Corsica are at the mercy of policy measures to contain Xylella fastidiosa on the island. Some fear these new policies are damaging the island's olive-producing culture.

In La Mancha, 788 ‘Families’ United in Quality

Fri, 22/11/2019 - 01:33
Forty years ago, a few dozen farmers in La Mancha started the cooperative of Valedepeñas. Today, Colival's 788 associates are looking to the future.

Europe Allocates €200M to Promote Agri-food Products

Wed, 20/11/2019 - 01:07
More than half of the budget (€118 million) will go towards campaigns pursuing markets outside the EU with high-growth potentials, such as Canada, China, Japan, Korea, Mexico and the United States.

How Climate Change Has Impacted the 2019 Harvest

Tue, 19/11/2019 - 02:54
Drought isn’t the only obstacle climate change throws in the way of olive oil producers. In a white paper on the effect of climate change on European agriculture, the evidence of climate change is “solid and real."

Producers in Crete Stunned by Precarious Crop

Tue, 19/11/2019 - 02:13
A sudden outburst of the fruit fly and other pathogens inflicted unexpected damage on the island's farms.

Puglia Defines Protocol for Replacing Trees Affected by Xylella

Tue, 19/11/2019 - 01:50
An agreement was signed by the Puglia Region, the Ministry of Agricultural Policies, and the Ministry of Cultural Heritage to simplify procedures for replanting olive trees in areas affected by Xylella.

Healthy Foods Are More Environmentally Sustainable

Fri, 15/11/2019 - 00:42
A new study reveals a clear link between healthy food and environmental sustainability.

European Commission Announces Storage Aid

Fri, 15/11/2019 - 00:27
The storage aid scheme aims to stabilize the current imbalance in the E.U. olive oil market.

Frescobaldi: Quality Evolves Along the History of a Tuscan Family

Fri, 08/11/2019 - 01:09
The Frescobaldi company has seven hundred years of history but its vision of quality is fresh as ever.

Program in Puglia Fosters Healthy Food Choices, Sustainability

Fri, 08/11/2019 - 00:27
Through hands-on instruction and visits to local farms, Cinzia Rascazzo helps people live healtheir lives.

Europe, China Agree to Protect Foods With Geographical Indication

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 23:47
Kalamata olives and various olive oils from Spain and Crete are included in the deal.

U.S. Leaves Paris Climate Agreement

Wed, 06/11/2019 - 07:00
On Monday the U.S. government announced its withdrawal from the 2016 Paris Agreement on climate change, due to the economic burden of complying with the requirements.

Algerian Runner El-Hachemi Wins 7th Olive Tree Marathon in Sfax

Wed, 06/11/2019 - 01:59
Abed El-Hachemi finished first again with a 2:44 finish at the 2019 Marathon of the Olive Trees.

Organic Olive Groves Flourish in Spain

Wed, 06/11/2019 - 01:38
In 2018, the surface area of organic olive groves increased by three percent in Spain. A country-wide push toward sustainability and better profit margins on organic oils are among the contributing factors.