Quality is Key for Uruguay’s Growing Olive Oil Sector
The olive oil sector is set to reach a half million liters this year, and industry representatives say the key to further growth is quality.
Spain Announces 6-Month Program to Monitor Olive Oil Quality
A special campaign of random checks will target Spain’s olive oil sector testing olive oil quality and traceability.
Dalmia Cites India’s Growing Demand for Olive Oil
India’s olive oil imports might rise by 45 percent, but it's still an incredibly small amount for one and a quarter billion people.
U.S. Olive Oil Imports Continue Steady Climb
Olive oil and olive pomace oil imports into the United States grew 7 percent this year, according to the latest Olive Council figures.
Experts Share Key Trends in Olive Oil Retail
Consumer insights in key markets were shared by experts at the Terra Creta olive oil conference in Crete.
Australian Supermarket Adopts Standard, but Only for Private Label
Coles said it will phase out house branded olive oils that do not adhere to the standard by the end of this year. Local producers want more.
Greece Backs Olive Oil Exports with €10M
After some encouraging results with other agricultural products, Greece will support exports of olive oil to promising markets.
Indian Olive Association Meets in New Delhi
IOA President VN Dalmia said India’s olive oil imports had grown by nearly 40 percent from 5,000 tons in 2010-11 to 6,900 tons in 2011-12.
European Commission Asked to Act on Threat of U.S. ‘Trade Barriers’
Concerns have been raised in the European Parliament about potential harm for E.U. exporters from the proposed U.S. marketing order.
EU Action Plan for Olive Oil Inching Forward
More quality checks and tighter rules on labeling are among measures currently before by EU lawmakers.
Spanish Consumer Group Finds Nearly One in Three Olive Oils Mislabeled
A Spanish consumer body says nine out of 34 extra virgin olive oils it tested were really virgin olive oil and one was lampante.
Spanish Producers Fear Imminent U.S. Import Restrictions
Spanish olive oil producers are up in arms over the “unfair” and “absurd” marketing order being considered in the United States Congress.