Argentina’s Olive Oil Industry In Crisis
Argentina's olive oil industry is struggling to compete on the world stage and lacks the internal market to absorb the resulting surplus.
Spain Starts Season with Low Stocks, Concerns About Forecasts
Spain’s olive oil bottlers are at their lowest stock levels in about four years, according to the latest figures from the Spanish Olive Oil Agency (AAO).
Conditions Ripe in Andalusia for Return to Peak Olive Oil Production
Spain could return to record levels and pump out about 1.6 million tons of olive oil this season, based on a a new forecast that Andalusia alone will make more than 1.3 million tons.
Concern in Europe Over New Olive Oil Standards
Europe’s olive oil sector is keeping a wary eye on the United States and Australia for any moves to introduce mandatory quality standards, the minutes of an E.U. consultation committee show.
Council Taking Closer Look at Olive Oil Quality Seals
Producers from California and Australia are among those invited to a meeting on quality seals and other strategies to promote olive oil quality.
Olive Oil Promotional Campaign Launches in Brazil
“It goes with everything that’s good” is the slogan behind a new campaign to teach Brazilians about the health benefits and culinary versatility of olive oil and table olives.
Safe Journey For a Few Bottles of Olive Oil
Global logistics provider UPS unveiled in Italy a shipping container made especially for sending olive oil bottles internationally.
Quality Seal Sought to Protect Image of Spanish Olive Oil
Supporters say a proposed quality seal will help protect Spanish olive oil from “smear campaigns" by new producer countries.
Catalan Competition Authority Considers Investigation Into Price Manipulation
Growers’ claims that abusive behavior in the olive oil sector is artificially driving down ex-mill prices may be investigated.
What an Olive Oil Brand Needs to ‘Make it Big’ in the U.S.
Maria Reyes, category manager for one of the largest distributors, says it takes time, and money to break into the U.S. mass market.
Copa Cogeca and Italy’s Traceability Achievement
Copa-Cogeca held an event at the European Parliament to highlight the benefits of olive oil and ensure consumers are better informed.
Spanish Olive Oil Exploring Other Worlds
Its world-wide renown is on the increase and, in recent years, in emerging markets such as China and Brazil it has become far stronger.