Aug. 4, 2022
High temperatures, windy weather and dry soil served as a catalyst for the estimated 279 wildfires burning across the central Italian region.
Aug. 3, 2022
A new law provides funds to mark dedicated networks of olive oil roads, including farmers, tourism venues, millers and local municipalities.
Aug. 3, 2022
The Yuka app will lower the importance of a food item’s Nutri-Score ranking and give more emphasis to micronutrients and additives.
Aug. 1, 2022
Groves following the treatment protocol to prevent the spread of the disease are healthy and produce award-winning olive oil.
Jul. 19, 2022
The judges acknowledged the results of a growing organic approach and an established know-how from producers on Italy’s two largest islands.
Jul. 18, 2022
Millers will be eligible for payments of up to €200,000. The new €35 million funding is part of the broader olive sector recovery plan.
Jul. 5, 2022
The expansion means the potential production of Monte de Etna PDO extra virgin olive oil could double.
Jun. 28, 2022
In the latest chapter of cooperation between the two countries, Italy will help improve production technology and promote olive oil’s health benefits.
Jun. 27, 2022
In Latina and Frisone, just south of Rome, producers are working to increase yields and quality while promoting oleotourism and their historic connection to the Vatican.
Jun. 22, 2022
Despite a challenging season, Italian producers earned 158 awards at the NYIOOC World Competition and led the way with organic olive oils too.
May. 3, 2022
The funds will come from a combination of national and European schemes to help improve infrastructure, technology and knowledge.
Apr. 28, 2022
Italian authorities have earmarked €50 million to help private businesses plant new crops in destroyed olive groves and improve overall biodiversity in the region.
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.
Apr. 5, 2022
The latest report from Ismea showed that farmhouse stays are rising compared to other forms of hospitality, with a growing concentration on experience-based stays.
Apr. 5, 2022
The funds will be used to improve quality and energy efficiency by upgrading milling equipment. Money will also be provided for renewable energy projects.
Mar. 31, 2022
Producers from Sardinia, Lazio and Puglia competed at the 2022 Ercole Olivario where a new award for promoting tourism was introduced.
Mar. 29, 2022
Local olive varieties have been planted along a route that connects several villages steeped in olive oil-producing tradition.