Spain’s Olive Oil Watchdog Reports Increase in Violations
Spain’s olive oil watchdog inspected hundreds of plants last season, recommending 17 fines -- up sharply from the previous year.
Trade Commission’s Olive Oil Report Due Out Monday
The long-awaited report on olive oil industry competitiveness will be delivered Tuesday to the House Ways and Means Committee.
Experts Skeptical of Dalmia’s Pomace Oil ‘Discovery’
With one sample, the Indian Olive Association's asserted "the humble olive pomace oil contains generous quantities of antioxidants."
Greek Olive Oil Producers Turn to China
Greek olive oil producers are looking to China to seize new business opportunities in the midst of a crisis.
An ‘ID’ for Apulian Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Apulia launched a project to promote its extra virgin olive oils through innovation and quality certification.
Greek Olive Oil Gets Traction, But Will it Last?
Greek olive oil exports have posted strong gains in foreign markets thanks to Spain’s reduced crop. But will the good times roll?
Cyprus Considers its Own Cruet Ban
Cypriot Minister of Agriculture Nicos Kouyialis says he supports adopting a ban on refillable olive oil containers.
Olive Council Calls ‘Add Some Life’ Campaign a Success
The International Olive Council credited a $1.7 million promotion campaign with immediately boosting North American olive oil imports.
An Olive Harvest Festival in New Zealand
In Martinborough, New Zealand's an olive-themed harvest festival gave guests a tree-to-table experience.
Refillable Oil Bottles Banned in Spanish Bars and Restaurants
The Spanish government is preparing a royal decree banning refillable olive oil containers in restaurants and bars.
Greece Gets ‘Agourelio Chalkidikis’ PDO
Local producers say the distinction adds value to their oil known for its low acidity, bright green color and pleasant bitterness.
Greeks Seek Aid for Olive Crop ‘Disaster’
Unfavorable weather continues has taken its toll on Greece's olive crops, leaving many farmers with little or no production.