Thousands Visit Alimentaria’s Olive Oil Bar
More than 140,000 people visited Alimentaria in Barcelona, and organizers say many of them visited the olive oil tasting bar.
New Data Shows Continuing Decline in World Olive Oil Imports
A worrying fall in world trade in olive oil and olive pomace oil continues, the latest market figures shows.
UK-Based Fund Set to Take Control of Deoleo
The board of the debt-saddled olive oil giant Deoleo has approved a take over the Madrid-based company by a private equity firm.
Data on Italy’s Carryover Olive Oil Stocks Too ‘Sensitive’ to Release
Details of Italy’s olive oil stocks at the start of the current season could disturb the market, the European Commission has told Olive Oil Times.
Spain Enjoys Robust Olive Oil Sales, But Not Prices
Spain’s olive oil exports continue at record levels and there’s also talk of a new record in production.
Expert Says Eradication of New Olive Tree Disease in Europe Unlikely
Will Italy be able to eradicate the disease which has already devastated 8,000 ha of olive groves in Lecce? And what is the risk of the plant pathogen spreading elsewhere in Europe?
New Heart-Health Push from Carbonell
Deoleo has a new health pitch in Spain with a spot for its Carbonell brand olive oil that highlights cholesterol control.
Greek Olive Oil Producers Struggle in China
Greek olive oil producers and distributors are finding that their products have not been an easy sell in China.
U.S. Seeks to Erase Tariffs on Olive Oil
Among the goals listed in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership is the elimination of tariffs on agricultural products.
Majorcan Table Olives Win European Protection
Aceituna de Mallorca, or Majorcan table olives, are now listed among Europe's protected agri-food products.
‘Worrisome’ Fall in World Olive Oil Trade
Olive oil imports are down in all the major world markets, a situation the International Olive Council (IOC) finds alarming.
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.