Italy and Tunisia Exporting More Olive Oil to Spain
The drastic drop in Spain’s olive oil production this season appears to have been a boon for Italy and Tunisia.
Deal Could Stop Use of Olive Oil as Loss Leader
Use of olive oil as a loss leader for Spain’s supermarkets might be snuffed out under talks between retailers and olive oil sector.
Olive Oil Production Plunges 60 Percent in Spain
Spain’s olive oil production is down 62 percent for the first four months of this season, according to recent reports.
Olive Oil’s High-Oleic Rivals Mounting
Production of high-oleic acid soybean oil is set to rise 20-fold in less than five years and biotech giants expect demand to grow fast.
Olive Council Activities in Limbo
Fallout from the Arab Spring is among factors in a current paralysis the IOC director called "extraordinary" and "difficult."
Olive Council ‘Lacks Funds’ to Represent Sector at Key Meeting
The intergovernmental organization says a lack of funds will prevent it attending the key Codex meeting on international standards.
Global Olive Oil Trade Off to Strong Start for 2012/13 Season
Olive oil imports are up 38 percent in China and Japan, 32 percent in Australia, and 6 percent in the United States.
E.U. Committee Favors More Olive Oil Controls
New regulations designed to prevent and detect olive oil fraud appear likely to go ahead after votes in Brussels last week.
Argentina Olive Oil Sector Seeks to Rebuild
After a very rocky year plagued by climate factors, high costs and falling prices, Argentina's olive oil sector approaches 2013 with caution.
Trade Group Sues Olive Oil Producer for Deceptive Labeling
It was the first time the North American Olive Oil Association, a trade group of importers, has taken legal action against a producer.
Europe Closer to Banning Refillable Olive Oil Cruets in Restaurants
Reusable olive oil cruets would effectively be banned in restaurants and cafes across the Europe from next year, under proposed changes.
‘Extra Virginity’ Author’s Latest Investigation Raises Questions
Author Tom Mueller has stirred debate by blasting the competitor of a company he has repeatedly championed.