2015 Harvest

Taste Panel App Digitizes Sensory Analyses

A new app promises to increase the accuracy, security and sustainability of olive oil taste testing.

Olive Oil Prices Fall Despite a Supply Seen as Modest

With supplies already low amid forecasts of an average harvest, the market remains perplexed about falling prices.

High Quality, Average Yield Expected from Greece

Preliminary estimates call for an average output of Greek olive oil with excellent quality.

San Isidro Labrador Cooperative Joins InterĂ³leo

Andalusia’s second-largest olive oil seller incorporated its third new member in five months.

Assitol President, Calling Adulteration in Italy ‘Residual,’ Suggests Review of Taste Tests

Istrian Olive Oil Gets National PDO

The process of gaining national PDO status for Istrian extra virgin olive oil took five years. The next step would be recognition at the European level.
Special Report

Deoleo Recalls Bertolli and Carapeilli Olive Oils it Says May Have ‘Prematurely Spoiled’

Deoleo USA issued a recall of some of its Bertolli and Carapelli products distributed in the U.S. from January through May, 2015.

Israel Denounces EU Rules for Labeling Olive Oil from Occupied Territories

Settlements in East Jerusalem, the West Bank and the Golan Heights will be required to indicate their origin lies within an Israeli occupation.