2022 olive harvest

Dec. 12, 2022

Record-High Olive Oil and Fruit Yields Anticipated in Iran

Authorities anticipate olive oil production could reach 17,000 tons in 2022/23. They hope the bumper harvest will result in more exports and stimulate domestic consumption.

Dec. 12, 2022

Olive Production Center of Gravity Moves Eastward

Ample rain and mild temperatures resulted in bumper crops in the Eastern Mediterranean. Meanwhile, drought and scorching heat saw olive oil yields evaporate in the west.

Dec. 12, 2022

Producers in Israel Reap Benefits of Record Harvest

Despite rising production costs and persistent challenges from imports, Israeli olive oil producers anticipate a bumper harvest and improved market share.

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Dec. 9, 2022

Greece to Overtake Italy as Europe’s Second-Largest Olive Oil Producer

Poor harvests in Western Europe contrast bumper crops in Greece and the Balkan Peninsula.

Dec. 5, 2022

Olive Fruit Fly Could Undermine Greek Olive Oil Production

The fruit fly threatens expectations of a bumper crop. Experts suggest a change in established practices of fighting the pest.

Dec. 5, 2022

Growers in Xylella-Ravaged Puglia Assess a Delicate Harvest

Farmers who have followed the phytosanitary protocol are harvesting olives from trees where the infection has been brought under control.

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Nov. 14, 2022

Farms in Italy Welcome an Uptick in Agritourism as Challenging Harvest Gets Underway

The legislation provides funds to train farmers and producers how to run tourism operations in Puglia, which is expecting a 50-percent production decrease.

Nov. 10, 2022

A Predicted Record Harvest Would Make Turkey the World’s Second-Largest Olive Oil Producer

The country’s olive oil and table olive yields are expected to reach record highs. Officials hope to export more olive oil to Europe and grow domestic demand.

Nov. 10, 2022

Ahead of a Bumper Harvest, Lebanese Producers Demonstrate Resilience

Producers expect near-record yields but continue to face some of the world's most difficult olive oil production conditions.

Nov. 9, 2022

Record Harvest in Herzegovina Heralds Expansion of Olive Growing in Western Balkans

Herzegovina produced 280,000 liters of olive oil. Officials plan to triple the amount of land dedicated to olive growing in the coming years.

Nov. 2, 2022

A Bumper Harvest Predicted in Jordan

Despite drought and extreme weather, olive oil production is expected to reach 30,000 tons for only the third time in Jordan.

Oct. 26, 2022

In Croatia, Students Join Award-Winning Farm for Olive Harvest

Students from Zagreb also learned about the milling process. The oil they helped produce will be submitted to the 2023 NYIOOC.

Oct. 24, 2022

Farmers in Gaza Expect Bumper Harvest

Growers expect to harvest 45 tons of olives, allowing them to meet domestic demand for olive oil and table olives and export the rest.

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Sep. 12, 2022

Drought, Heat Hit the Table Olive Harvest in Spain

Prices will rise due to poor harvests elsewhere and increasing production costs.

Sep. 7, 2022

Farmers in Morocco Prepare for Modest Yield

After last year’s record-high production, the North African country’s two largest olive-growing regions are expecting small harvests.

Sep. 6, 2022

Rainfall Will Dictate the Upcoming Harvest in Croatia

Rain or the lack thereof will decide how the olive growing season will go in Croatia, and whether oil prices will rise.

Sep. 6, 2022

Producers in South Africa Expect to Match Results of Last Year's Record Harvest

While producers celebrate a third consecutive bountiful harvest, there is growing concern about rising costs and load shedding.

Sep. 6, 2022

Chalkidiki Table Olives Hit by Hail Ahead of Harvest

Hail on the Chalkidiki peninsula damaged up to 20 percent of the region’s olives, incurring an estimated €1.8 million in damages.

Aug. 29, 2022

Olive Oil Production in Portugal Set to Slump After Record Year

A combination of drought and many producers entering an ‘off-year’ will keep Portugal to around 100,000 tons of olive oil production in the 2022/23 season, according to the latest data.

Aug. 26, 2022

Growers and Producers in Jaén Could Lose €1B Due to Poor Harvest

Officials are calling on the government to cut taxes on fuel and other production inputs and lift some water restrictions for rainfed groves.

Aug. 26, 2022

Initial Estimates Forecast 1M Tons of Olive Oil Production in Spain

The ongoing drought and scorching summer temperatures are being blamed for the significant production decrease across Spain.

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