Blended Oils ‘Bad for Transparency’
Critics say products offering a mix of olive oil and other vegetable oils risk undermining quality and transparency in the olive oil sector.
Greek Proposal to Mix Oils a ‘Cause for War’
Greeks are in an uproar over a proposal to blend their olive oils with cheaper ones in an effort to boost the country’s economy.
Spain Sets New Record for Olive Oil Exports
Spain continues to enjoy stronger foreign and domestic demand for its olive oil, with new figures showing both are at record levels.
Olive Oil Package Design Top of Mind During Greek Crisis
Greek bottling companies are performing at their best as olive oil producers seek to stand out from the crowd with innovative designs.
Gold Medal Massage
While olive oil is not yet commonly used in the massage and spa industry, there is a growing trend towards this health-giving alternative.
U.S. FDA Warns Company Over Olive Oil-Related Claims
A recent FDA warning letter is a sobering reminder for dietary supplement companies to be careful about their product claims.
Rural Payments Agency Overseeing New Olive Oil Regulations in U.K.
The RPA's Horticultural Marketing Inspectorate has been chosen to oversee the new EU regulations that went into effect last month.
Farm Bill Notes Call on Agencies to ‘Remove Obstacles’ to Olive Oil Trade
The Joint Explanatory Statement of the Committee of Conference to the Farm Bill urges action on standards, enforcement and tariffs.
World Olive Oil Imports Fall
Dismal trade data marks the start of the 2013/14 olive oil season with imports down in all the major markets, according to figures in the International Olive Council’s latest newsletter.
Dalmia Sells Olive Oil Business to Cargill
The sale marks the end of the tumultuous campaign by an Indian industrialist to popularize olive oil in a market reluctant to change.
Police Say Smuggled Moroccan Olive Oil Found in ‘Toxic Goods’ Containers
Illegally imported Moroccan olive oil in containers labeled as containing toxic substances was found in a van headed for Barcelona.
Olive Oil Futures Market Notches Second Profitable Year
The decade-old Olive Oil Futures Market continued a good run largely thanks to increased price volatility.
World’s Largest Olive Oil Company Reports Drop in Sales
Sales by the world's largest olive oil producer fell to €809 million last year - down from nearly €829 million in 2012.