Italian Growers Sidelined While Dante Project Gets Public Funding
A public investment by the Italian Institute for Agro-industrial Development has been criticized by growers who were left out of the deal.
Dcoop Acquires Cargill’s Share of Mercaoleo
The Spanish cooperative purchased Cargill's half of a joint venture that began in 2007, taking control of Mercaoleo's huge bottling plant.
Ruinous Floods in Liguria Add to Poor Outlook for Italian Production
Damaging floods in Liguria are adding to a rough year for Italian olive oil farmers, resulting in a drop in production and rising prices.
Farmers Denounce Yet Another Sale of ‘Made In Italy’
At a time when disappointments seem to pile on top one another, some here ponder the repercussions of another foreign ownership of a marquis Italian brand.
Groups Work to Improve Viability of Table Olives in Andalusia
Agricultural organizations and Spain's Ministry of Agriculture are working to create a working plan to improve the struggling sector.
Deoleo and FINUT Agree to Further Olive Oil Research
The world leader in bottled olive oil has reached an agreement with the Iberoamerican Nutrition Foundation (FINUT) to support innovation.
Italian Farmers’ Organization Backs Olive Oil Quality Register
Coldiretti Molise has backed new legislation aimed at preventing olive oil adulteration and fraud.
Italy Nears Cruet Ban of its Own
Following a similar move in Spain, Italy is on its way to banning oil cruets in restaurants.
Olive Council Warns of ‘Standstill’ if Prices Get Too High
Jean-Louis Barjol answered questions at the University of Jaén concerning a potential slowdown in olive oil consumption.
Experts Gathering in Italy to Tackle New Olive Tree Killer
Experts from around the world will meet in Gallipoli, the epicenter of the outbreak of Xylella fastidiosa that threatens thousands of olive trees.
Kangadis Case Moves Forward Despite Bankruptcy
A suit against the seller of Capatriti olive oil is moving forward, despite the bankruptcy of the company marketing it.
Spanish Olive Oil Exports Surpass One Million Metric Tons
An exceptional campaign winds down with the news of yet another milestone for Spain's olive oil export sector.
Spanish Olive Oil Production Will Drop By Nearly Half, Report Says
GEA Westfalia says global olive oil production will slide to 2.6 million tons this season, down over 20 percent from last year's record.