Drought Threatens Consumer Olive Oil Prices in the U.S. and Abroad
Severe drought in California and Spain will reduce production and drive up prices, according to industry analysts.
Spain Replaces Italy as Top Olive Oil Exporter to the U.S. and Japan
The global leader in olive oil production reached a new milestone thanks to a record harvest, and poor showings among European competitors.
Olive Oil Skirts Russia’s Controversial Ban on Food Imports
Olive oil is not part of a Russian ban on food imports from the United States, European Union, Canada, Australia and Norway.
EU Funding to Boost Consumer Confidence in Olive Oil Quality
Increasing consumer and market confidence in olive oil quality is one of the desired impacts of a proposed fund.
India Blocks European Olive Oil After EU Bans its Mangoes, MEP Claims
India has blocked arrivals of European foods after its mangoes were banned over quality concerns, Italian politician Mara Bizzotto claims.
With No Deal on Olive Council’s Future, Europe Favors Treaty Extension
Lack of a deal on the future of the IOC means the treaty governing it is likely to be prolonged a year beyond its December expiration.
Spanish Promotional Campaign Makes Progress
A campaign by Spain's Interprofesional del Aceite de Oliva Español celebrated a successful first year.
Sol D’Oro Competition To Launch Southern Hemisphere Edition in Chile
The competition will launch its first Southern Hemisphere edition in Santiago the last week of September.
Snapshot of Italian Olive Oil Exports
Figures show a collaboration between ICE and Unaprol since 2010 has boosted Italian olive oil exports in key markets.
Turkish Growers Criticize Bill to Allow Energy Plants on Olive Groves
Critics say a proposed bill to boost energy and mining projects would be detrimental to Turkey's growing olive and olive oil sector.
Farmgate Prices Up 20 Percent in Spain
Prices are trending upward on predictions of a significant decrease in production for the upcoming campaign in Andalusia.
Divergent Views on Proposed California Olive Oil Standards
Forty-nine witnesses testified on proposed olive oil grading and labeling standards, and many others submitted written comments.