The best evidence of the long history of olive-growing in Sabina are the olive trees. Thousands of ancient trees sculpted by time still stand next to younger examples, preserving their production capacity and making the landscape of Sabina unique.  The appreciation of Sabina olive oil in antiquity was so great that, in his “De re rustica”, Marcus T...

L'agroalimentare Made in Italy rischia di pagare un conto salatissimo, circa un miliardo di euro, dopo il verdetto del Wto che ha ufficializzato l'entità delle compensazioni che gli americani potranno chiedere all'Ue per gli aiuti illegali a Airbus: 7,5 miliardi. La lista dei prodotti interessati dalle misure ritorsive - che potrebbero arrivare ad...

When extra-virgin olive oil arrived in American kitchens around 1980, a set of myths came with it. You can’t use it for everyday cooking. You can’t use it for deep-frying. You must hoard your best stuff and bring it out only for occasional drizzling. Not one of those turns out to be true: Olive oil is an excellent all-purpose cooking oil, but at th...

We're proud to announce that Bellucci is on the shelves of Whole Foods Market-purveyors of the finest natural and organic foods available, worldwide. Their strict quality standards and unshakeable commitment to sustainable agriculture align with our Bellucci vision and promise.Our dedication to transparency and sustainable EVOO production means you...

Olive oil is an essential part of Italian-American food culture, and is key to Italy’s economic livelihood. It may be simpler to name the Italian dishes you’d find on the Sunday Supper table that don’t use the ingredient, rather than the scores of recipes that do. With a taste so purely delicious, it’s understandable why most Italian Americans grew...

In New York, near Skaneateles Lake, Marcia Cosentino found herself in an olive oil and vinegar shop for the first time.  “It was like walking into a wine barrel,” Cosentino said of the small store.  After tasting the olive oils and balsamic vinegars, Cosentino realized her love for them. “Now every city I go to, I visit the olive oil store,” she sa...

The Italian Association of the Olive Oil Industry (Assitol) has warned that producers in the country could lose up to $200 million a year if American tariffs on olive oil imports from the European Union are approved. Anna Cane, Assitol’s president, said that exports to the United States could fall by as much as 50 percent if the World Trade Organiz...

The olive tree stands out among the green hills of Umbria. It's a plant that in many ways represents Umbria, a land capable of preserving centuries-old traditions with love. The tasty PDO Umbria extra-virgin olive oil can best represent the regional gastronomy, rich in poor dishes in which the olive oil, as a "raw" or base for the preparation, hold...

Have you ever wondered why some olive oils are labeled "extra virgin" and others are not? While this designation may seem small, there is a world of difference between non-extra virgin olive oil and those with extra virgin status. Extra virgin olive oil is the highest grade of olive oil you can get. To be considered “extra virgin,” European law sti...

L’olio d’oliva ambasciatore dell’agroalimentare negli Stati Uniti. È la riflessione di ASSITOL, l’Associazione italiana dell’industria olearia, sugli ultimi dati delle esportazioni, elaborati dall’ICE di New York, che nel 2018 colloca ai primissimi posti nell’interscambio Italia-Usa proprio l’olio d’oliva. In particolare, nell’export di agroaliment...