European Union

Deoleo Partners with Ecuadorian Firm to Bottle and Distribute Carbonell Lines

Spanish olive oil giant and makers of Carbonell, Deoleo, spoke with Olive Oil Times about expanding its presence in Latin America as part of an agreement with La Fabril, a leading Ecuadorian company.

Conference Urges Olive Oil Merchants to Monitor their Supply Chain

A small New York conference offered retailers and distributors pointers on managing risk and improving profits in the olive oil business.
2015 Harvest

France Publishes Report on Xf in Corsica

The report confirmed plants to be infected by Xylella fastidiosa and citrus plants are not at risk from the particular strain.

Italian Farmers Speak Out Against New EU Quota for Tunisian Olive Oil Imports

A proposed increase in Tunisia's quota will be damaging to the Italian sector, according to a farmers' group.
North America

Greek Producers Weigh Prospects After Tsipras Win

Greek olive oil producers consider the upcoming harvest and the way the political and economic situation may affect their industry after the country’s latest elections.

In Wake of Terror Attacks, Hopes EU Olive Oil Deal Can Help Tunisian Economy

The European Union has adopted plans to help the country’s beleaguered economy after the terrorist attacks in June that lead to a decline in tourism.

N. African Producers Move from Bulk to Branded

Olive oil producers in Tunisia and Morocco, sensing an opportunity, are focused on improving olive oil quality and branding.

High Society: Chemists Recognize 9 Olive Oil Tasting Panels that Made the Grade

The American Oil Chemists' Society anointed 9 panels on its annual list of top tasters.