Italy

Italy has a deeply rooted history in olive cultivation, dating back to the Etruscan and Roman times, who spread the olive tree throughout the peninsula. Olive cultivation has become an essential part of the Italian landscape, culture, and diet. The history of the olive tree in Italy is a testament to the close connection between the Italian people and this plant, a symbol of peace, wisdom, and prosperity, fundamental in the country’s agricultural economy and culinary tradition.

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