Thousands to Welcome Cioloş in Cordoba Friday with Calls for Storage Aid
10,000 people will gather in Cordoba Friday during a visit by European Commissioner for Agriculture Dacian Cioloş to call for the immediate provision of private storage aid for olive oil.
California Olive Oil Council Elects Board Members
Elections had something to do with the record number of attendees at the annual meeting of the California Olive Oil Council. Members voted to fill six seats on a board of thirteen members.
Spain Pulls Ahead in Olive Oil Sales to China
The battle for dominance within China’s olive oil market is still very much underway but Spanish producers are now said to be pushing ahead.
Commissioner Says He Will Analyze Spain’s Call for Private Storage Aid
European Commissioner for Agriculture Dacian Cioloş said he would closely examine Spain's case but reiterated he saw no proof of a "serious market disturbance" requiring bulk storage payments.
Argentina’s Olive Oil Industry Continues to Face Challenges
The situation has only gotten bleaker for Argentina’s flailing olive oil industry, which finds itself in a financial predicament driven by stagnant prices and rising production costs.
Spanish Wholesalers: Don’t Blame Us for the Olive Oil Crisis
The average Spanish consumer knows the price of olive oil per liter much like people elsewhere know the price of milk and gasoline, causing stores to use it as bait.
Italian Police Seize Spanish Olive Oil
Police made the decision to impound 54,000 liters of olive oil en route from Spain Friday after discovering that it was being falsely passed off as Italian.
New Figures Show Growth in Imports and Higher Prices for Italian Olive Oil
Most countries saw imports rise from a year ago, and while the olive oil pricing crisis raged in Spain and Greece, Italian olive oil continued to command a premium.
Change in the Air at California Olive Oil Council Meeting
There was a sense at this week's meeting in Monterey that the local industry stood at a pivotal moment with unprecedented challenges and opportunities.
Spain’s Farmers Call for a Clamp-Down on Olive Oil Price Abuses
A form of “commercial terrorism" is being committed by distributors taking advantage of their dominant market position, according to Spain's association of small farmers.
Chilean Olive Oil Exports Sharply Higher
Following a trend led by its booming wine market, Chile’s olive oil industry expanded sales worldwide last year according to statistics just released.
Turkish Olive Oil Aims for Asia
Turkey is one of the producing countries that have embarked on an aggressive marketing campaign in the Asian region for the promotion of its olives and olive oil.