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.
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.
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.
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.
Spain Sees Record for Exports as Production Recovers
Olive oil production and exports are back up in Spain, according to new figures for the first quarter of the 2013/14 olive season.
Italy, Spain, Tunisia America’s Top Olive Oil Suppliers
Spain’s loss was Turkey’s gain last season in the world’s biggest olive oil market, where total imports slipped six percent.
EU Offers €5m to Fight Olive Oil Fraud
Research on better detection of olive oil fraud could receive about €5 million ($6.7m) under the European Commission’s new program.
Spanish Harvest Marked by High Volumes, Low Prices
Ex-mill olive oil prices in Spain are at their lowest point for the calendar year as dry skies favor a rapid harvest and high volumes.
Greece Flip-Flops on EVOO Labeling
A late decision will allow producers to use oleocanthal and oleacein levels to justify health benefit claims of olive oil polyphenols.