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Dec. 8, 2022

In Rio Grande do Sul, Award-Winning Production Means Preparing for the Unexpected

While the Capoani family diligently prepares for the harvest, their fate is largely tied to the weather.

Nov. 28, 2022

Bureaucracy Hampers Expansion of Olive Oil Production in Croatia, Producer Warns

Award-winning producer Marijana Podrug sees increased production and tourism potential in Croatia but said government bureaucracy is getting in the way.

Nov. 18, 2022

Bumper Crop Expected in Syria Amid Ongoing Civil War

Local sources say production may reach 125,000 tons, a significant increase from the previous year. However, the future of olive growing in the country remains uncertain.

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Nov. 18, 2022

Producers in Algeria Anticipate Worst Harvest in 30 Years

North Africa’s largest country is expected to produce just 30,000 tons of olive oil in the 2022/23 crop year, about one-third of the rolling five-year average.

Nov. 17, 2022

Drought, Heat Cut Almería Olive Harvest by Half

The local agricultural association said not every part of the province was impacted the same, with harvest decreases ranging from 30 to 70 percent.

Nov. 15, 2022

Award-Winning Producer on Corsica Stays Optimistic Despite Island's Challenges

The challenges of high-quality olive oil production are accentuated on an island, Emile Borel-Berta told us. Still, the NYIOOC award-winning producer is confident about the future.

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Nov. 10, 2022

Azerbaijan President Inaugurates Country's Largest Olive Mill

The country's largest mill has been built ahead of an anticipated boom in table olive and olive oil production.

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. 31, 2022

In Greece, Millers Call for Subsidies to Soften Impact of Rising Costs

Olive oil mill owners want the same energy subsidies given to bakers and bread manufacturers to cover the cost of rising energy bills.

Oct. 28, 2022

Award-Winning EVOO the Latest Chapter in a Storied Slovenian Family Legacy

The Brataševec family has helped olive groves flourish in western Slovenia once again after the crop nearly disappeared following a 1929 cold snap.

Oct. 27, 2022

Meet an Award-Winning Producer Promoting Greek Oils in Berlin

Amadeus Tzamouranis is connecting German consumers with olive oil producers in Kalamata.

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Sep. 29, 2022

Promising Signs of a Robust Harvest in Greece

Contrary to other main European producers, Greece expects a substantial increase in its harvest yield. However, significant challenges could hamper the final tally.

Sep. 27, 2022

Growers and Producers in Italy Anticipate a Challenging Harvest

Rising production costs combined with lower-than-expected yields in some parts of Italy will force many olive-related companies to make tough decisions.

Sep. 27, 2022

Meet the Montenegrin Producer Who Once Charmed a Royal Couple

An extra virgin olive oil made from the olives of a millenary tree gifted in a hand-crafted olive wood container delighted the Queen Consort-to-be and her husband.

Sep. 21, 2022

Adverse Weather Dampens New Zealand Harvest

Producers began 2022 with optimism for another excellent harvest, but rain and disease resulted in some producers yielding no oil at all.

Sep. 15, 2022

Agronomist Restores 400-Year-Old Olive Grove to Better Withstand Droughts in Croatia

Restoration of centuries-old trees is the first line of defense against drought, according to one young agronomist.

Sep. 14, 2022

How a Chilean Disrupter Shook Up the Country's Olive Sector

Chile’s leading olive oil producer came to fruition after a roadtrip through Spain. It is now leading the way in precision agriculture and sustainability.

Sep. 13, 2022

Ahead of the Harvest, Olive Oil Production Costs Keep Rising

The energy crisis will dramatically raise the cost of doing business for millers. However, they will not be able to pass those increases along to consumers.

Sep. 13, 2022

Sustainability Key to Success of Central Italy’s Award-Winning Producers

Producers from Central Italy reflected on success at the 2022 NYIOOC and looked ahead to the coming harvest.

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