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.
For Olive Council, ‘Positive Journalism’ Hard to Come By
The International Olive Council suddenly cancelled a journalism contest because there were not enough entrees.
Latest Forecast Still Gloomy for Spanish Olive Oil Harvest
New and more thorough estimates have pegged Andalusia’s olive oil production at about half the average of the last five harvests.
A Comprehensive Resource for the Olive Oil Sector
A new reference book by Juan Vilar Hernandez has been called one of the most comprehensive so far on the olive oil sector.
Former Rivals Create ‘Global Olive Oil Giant’
Hojiblanca - the world’s biggest virgin olive oil producer will buy a stake in Deoleo , the global olive oil market leader.
Hojiblanca Goes After Tough Iranian Market
Despite high entrance fees and strict bureaucratic regulations, the Hojiblanca group is stepping up promotional efforts in Iran.
Agriculture Minister Sees Labeling Regulation as Good for Greek Olive Oil
According to the Greek Minister of Agriculture, the 432/2012 regulation of the EU will help Greek olive oil make a bigger impact and advertise its quality.
Chinese Investors Purchase Australia’s Kailis Organic Olive Oil
The investors paid AUD$15 million for the company started in 2001 by Mark Kailis, son of the Red Rooster fast food chain founder.
More Eyes on Olive Oil Futures Market
The olive oil futures market in Madrid said traffic to its web page increased five-fold in September amid the recent price tension.
Calls for Europe to Promote Olive Oil in General
The need for more generic promotion of olive oil was among issues discussed at the European Commission’s group on olives and olive oil.
In Argentina, a Push to Make Olive Oil a ‘National Food’
A proposed campaign aims to boost domestic sales, stimulate production and change the perception of olive oil among Argentine consumers.
Campaign for Spanish Olive Oil in Mexico City
Eight of Mexico City’s top restaurants will feature Spanish extra virgin olive oil as the star as part of a month-long campaign.