Business Spain Produces 8,700 Tons in First Month of New Olive Oil Season Spain’s olive oil production, domestic consumption and exports are all up - but stocks are at a four-year low - for October, the first month of the 2013/14 olive oil season. Deoleo Muscles Mills for ‘Never Seen’ Terms as it Moves to Hybrid Oils A long-awaited strategic review lifted the veil on olive oil giant Deoleo and where the profits lie in the global market. Olive Council Decision-Makers Meeting This Week in Madrid The future of the International Olive Council is among key topics to be discussed at the annual session in Madrid this week. Europe’s New Horizon A new €70 billion EU program for research and innovation, called Horizon 2020, will support new initiatives of small businesses. Deoleo’s ‘Radical Transformation’ The world’s biggest olive oil bottler is making big changes in a bid for the health segment of the edible oil market. U.K. Readies for European Ramp Up of Olive Oil Testing One company controls 95 percent of olive oil bottling in the United Kingdom -- a fact that may simplify compliance with a new European Union olive oil testing regime. Ban Imminent on Refillable Olive Oil Bottles in Spanish Restaurants and Bars A new law banning refillable olive oil containers in Spain’s restaurants and bars will come into effect on January 1. Uruguayan Producers Say Exports Will Triple Last Year’s Increased local consumption, exports and market mobilization continue to demonstrate Uruguay's potential as a small but vital player on the world olive oil stage. In Search of Mislabeled Olive Oil to Make a Buck Reading the 2010 study that found most extra virgin olive oils mislabeled, a Washington man went out to find one to complain about. World Olive Oil Production Predicted to Top 3.2 Million Tons Global olive oil production is likely to reach at least 3.2 million tons in 2013/14, according to a new, higher estimate. EU Olive Oil Sector Eager for Details of New School Promotion Plan A plan to promote olive oil and table olives in schools is among matters likely to be discussed at the European Commission’s Advisory Group on Olives and Derived Products. Council Hears Why Olive Oil Quality Seals Are Burgeoning A renewed effort to reach a single international standard for olive oil was called for by members of the sector attending a recent International Olive Council meeting, the IOC says in a summary of the event. © 2014 Olive Oil Times. All Rights Reserved.