Estimated Olive Oil Production 2019/2020

On the basis of the recommendations received from the production areas, ISMEA – Institute of Services for the Agricultural Food Market – estimates for Italy a production of 321,000 tons

Fresh oil: a tasteful event!

From the beginning of October to the end of December it is olive harvest time!  The right time differs from olive to olive, depending on its variety (cultivar), the territory

Olive fly: the fight against the olive tree parasite

A feared parasite,  but one less dangerous than the Xylella fastidiosa for the survival of individual plants and species is the Olive Fly (Bactrocera Oleae), endemic throughout the Mediterranean  The

Is unfiltered olive oil better?

With the beginning of autumn the olive harvest began, the mills began their activity and the first thread of oil came out of the separator, with its intense colour and

Olive Oil: The rich Italian genetic heritage

In Italy about 700 varieties of olive trees have been identified, described and characterized, out of a total of just over 1,500 reported in all olive-growing countries.

Quality as an expression of uniqueness

The sensorial facets of a single extra virgin olive oil Under the wider meaning of the concept of “quality” comes the “uniqueness” of an extra virgin olive oil, a characteristic

Oil like wine: not just conformed flavors

In recent years there has been a rapid evolution of eating styles increasingly attentive to the various elements that contribute to defining quality in terms of “uniqueness”: the consumption of

Estimated Olive Oil Production – 2018/2019

Based on the indications provided by producers, this year ISMEA estimates Italian production of olive oil will be as low as 185,000 tonnes (- 57% compared to last year).

PrimOli among the best at the MIOAA

At this first edition of the Milan International Olive Oil Award (MIOOA), created by the Olio Officina publishing house and focused on finding the best quality extra virgin olive oils

PrimOli lands in Asia!

From mid-September PrimOli products are available both on REDMART and SHOPEE, leading e-commerce platforms in the South-Eastern Asian market based in Singapore. As a result of the collaboration with the

2020 OLIO AWARD: PrimOli within the best 250

The DOP PrimOli “Terra di Bari” extra virgin olive oil was highly praised at the “OLIO AWARD” competition held by the German magazine Der Feinschmecker, now in its 17th edition. It recognizes

Final 2019/2020 olive oil campaign

With oil mills now mainly closed, ISMEA estimates Italian Olive oil production at 365,000 tons, 110% more than in the previous harvest and 13,7% more than that forecast for the

EVOOLEUM 2020: PrimOli among the TOP 100

The prestigious international EVOOLEUM competition, this year in its 5th edition, has selected PrimOli DOP Terra di Bari product among the 100 best extra virgin olive oils in the world. 

Blended or Single Variety Olive oil?

Replicating what has happened in the wine world, the range of single variety olive oils (“monocultivar”) has grown. However, it begs the question: which is better, single or blended? Let’s

Forme dell’Olio 2020: PrimOli among the winners

Now in its seventh edition, the packaging and visual design competition “Forme dell’Olio”, offered an important commendation to the PrimOli brand by awarding it first place in “Retail Oils”, second

The Oil Taster’s craft

The Taster’s profile has its own well rooted history, that refers back to the times when the first “branded” oil companies were born. In this case, the Italian cities of


Difficulty:hard Preparation:1 hour Cooking:50 minutes INGREDIENTS (SERVES 4) 450 g all-purpose flour 6 eggs 1 pinch of salt 250 g sugar 2 lemons 1 cup water 150 ml P.D.O. Sardegna