Italy’s Cooperatives: Strength in Numbers

Harvest started in late September and these are the last few days of work in the olive groves of the Contrada Feudotto, the headquarters of the cooperative society La Goccia d’Oro.

“This is a community made up of a thousand olive growers mostly from the territory of Menfi and other towns in the province of Agrigento, and partly from the province of Trapani,” said the general manager of the company, Accursio Alagna.

“Our operating system consists in assisting our members with technical support, information and training on the field throughout all stages of production, so that olive trees are constantly monitored,” he explained.

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