Dec. 8, 2022
While the Capoani family diligently prepares for the harvest, their fate is largely tied to the weather.
Dec. 5, 2022
In Slovenia, a Fruitful Harvest Despite Drought, Pests
The last few seasons in Slovenia have been characterized by high summer temperatures and a lack of precipitation. Salvation came with heavy September rains.
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. 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.
Nov. 14, 2022
Titone Carry on Pioneering Legacy of Organic Farming on Sicily
From father to daughter, the award-winning producer continues following her father’s path of high-quality production and sustainability.
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.
Aug. 18, 2022
Agricultural Entrepreneur Has Sights Set on Brazil’s Olive Oil Sector
The founder of Azeite Batalha is working to promote olive oil production in Rio Grande do Sul and consumption across Brazil.
Jul. 29, 2022
Meet the Pioneering Couple Who Introduced Olive Growing to One Greek Island
When Tassis and Rena Laskaridis settled in Lemnos 15 years ago, there were few olive trees around.
Jul. 25, 2022
In Turkey, Father and Son Rediscover Roots to Craft Award-Winning EVOO
The founder of Turkey’s Darvari Gida Tarim honors his family’s past by forging forward with a new olive oil-producing future.
Jul. 25, 2022
Brazil's Largest Producer Celebrates a Triumphant Harvest
Prosperato enjoyed a record harvest in and won four awards at the World Olive Oil Competition.
Jul. 15, 2022
Award-Winning Producer Emphasizes Sustainable Expansion in the Jordan Desert
Jordan’s only award-winning producer at the 2022 NYIOOC reflects on the role of preserving the environment on quality and prepare for the post-Covid world.
Jun. 27, 2022
Award-Winning Producer Hopes to Promote Olive Oil from The Peachtree State
Torrential rain and a congested milling schedule could not dampen Sharon Flanagan’s spirits as the former executive turned farmer struck Gold at the 2022 NYIOOC.
Jun. 22, 2022
Experience, Knowledge Drive Success of Award-Winning Producer in Japan
The Nippon Olive Company earned two Gold Awards at the 2022 NYIOOC, attributing the success to seven decades of experience and the Mediterranean climate.
Apr. 11, 2022
Bringing Palestinians and Israelis Together Through Olive Oil Production
In northern Israel, Sindyanna of Galilee helps farmers produce and sell extra virgin olive oil, using the proceeds to invest in the local communities.
Apr. 11, 2022
Australian Producers Expect Another Excellent Harvest
Producers attribute their optimism to good weather, plenty of workers and more olive trees coming into production.
Apr. 7, 2022
Herzegovinian Olive Grower Škegro Does It Again
The Škegro family continues to keep Bosnia and Herzegovina among the places to find world-class extra virgin olive oils.
Mar. 25, 2022
The Cretan Producer Who Leaves Nothing to Chance
Terra Creta combines millennia-old traditions with modern technology to produce sustainable and award-winning olive oil on the Aegean Sea.
Mar. 23, 2022
Producers Behind San Giuliano Pursue Quality Through Innovation
On Sardinia, Pasquale and Domenico Manca produce organic extra virgin olive oils sustainably using state-of-the-art technology.
Mar. 23, 2022
How the Climate Makes and Breaks One Award-Winning Producer’s Harvest
The family behind Turinela Farm believes the climate in Istria is perfect for producing award-winning olive oil. However, extreme weather is their biggest obstacle.
Mar. 16, 2022
How a Practical Joke Led to Award-Winning Olive Oil
On a whim, two cousins from Zagreb started growing olives 15 years ago. Now, they are entering the NYIOOC once again and hoping for Gold.
Mar. 11, 2022
Crisis Spurred Spartan Olive Oil to Forge a Brighter Future
After the 2008 financial crisis, a Greek-American returned to their homeland to breathe new life into a centuries-old olive oil culture.