Written by Olivetta
The art of olive growing in the Murgia Dei firm: a treasure for the north-Bari area
Work and tradition mingle in the custom of the olive harvest
Puglia is the Italian region that praises the national record for oil production. Despite the variables determined by weather conditions, drought, and the latest effects of Xylella, every year Puglia manages to reach almost 50% of all the oil produced in Italy.
In fact, it’s not by chance that exactly the olive tree dominates on the Apulian flag, as a symbol of the entire region. To put it in official numbers, the olive groves from Capitanata to Salento extend over an area of over 350,000 hectares, which correspond to over 60 million plants.Read more