Taiwan Claims Italian Olive Pomace Oil Contains Green Colorant
Olitalia is the latest exporter to have its olive pomace oil rejected by Taiwan for allegedly containing copper chlorophyll.
Are Olives Next in the GMO Fight?
Tempers are still high in California over the issue of genetically modified foods. So what about GMO olives and olive oil?
‘QvExtra’ Quality Seal Launches in Córdoba
A new seal program formally announced its bid to conveniently identify for consumers extra virgin olive oils that can be trusted.
Taiwan Rejects Olive Pomace Oil Imports
Taiwan has refused imports of olive pomace oil and crude grapeseed oil from Europe claiming they have been adulterated.
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.
Olive Oil Importers Say Trade Commission Report ‘Fell Short’
The North American Olive Oil Association said the USITC report "fell short of the objective analysis that Congress requested."
Córdoba Congress to Promote Excellence in Extra Virgin Olive Oil
“Building Bridges” is the theme of the International Congress of Extra Virgin Olive Oil in Córdoba, Spain.
Olive Oil Imports Down in North America and China
Imports of olive oil and olive pomace oil fell six percent in North America this year, according to the International Olive Council.
Europe Set for New Regulations on Olive Oil Labeling
New rules aimed at making olive oil labels easier to read and understand will apply from late next year in the European Union.
Importers Accuse Australian Group of Making False Claims
The Australian Olive Association has launched a "buy Aussie" campaign, which one group calls misleading.
Spain Produces 8,700 Tons in First Month of New Olive Oil Season
Spain’s olive oil production, domestic consumption and exports are all up - but stocks are at a four-year low - for October, the first month of the 2013/14 olive oil season.