UK-Based Fund Set to Take Control of Deoleo
The board of the debt-saddled olive oil giant Deoleo has approved a take over the Madrid-based company by a private equity firm.
Data on Italy’s Carryover Olive Oil Stocks Too ‘Sensitive’ to Release
Details of Italy’s olive oil stocks at the start of the current season could disturb the market, the European Commission has told Olive Oil Times.
Call to Action at NYIOOC: Educate
Attendees heard from impassioned presenters who urged them to recognize education as a cornerstone for success in the olive oil industry.
California Producer Sees ‘Green Shoots’ of Growth for Industry
The California Olive Ranch CEO knows that the olive oil industry is troubled, but sees signs of hope for a brighter future.
NYIOOC Conference Opens with Barjol, Ravetti
The NYIOOC seminars began today, with speakers addressing a full house at The International Culinary Center.
Olive Oil Brands Encouraged to Connect With Consumers in Innovative Ways
In front of a sold-out audience, speakers emphasized the power of engagement, storytelling and creating connections.
Spain Enjoys Robust Olive Oil Sales, But Not Prices
Spain’s olive oil exports continue at record levels and there’s also talk of a new record in production.
Expert Says Eradication of New Olive Tree Disease in Europe Unlikely
Will Italy be able to eradicate the disease which has already devastated 8,000 ha of olive groves in Lecce? And what is the risk of the plant pathogen spreading elsewhere in Europe?
California Producers Approve State Olive Oil Commission
California producers voted into existence a new Olive Oil Commission of California with an eye toward enhancing the competitiveness of the state’s olive oil industry.
New Heart-Health Push from Carbonell
Deoleo has a new health pitch in Spain with a spot for its Carbonell brand olive oil that highlights cholesterol control.
World Poised to Make Over 3M Tons of Olive Oil
The IOC has trimmed its estimate for world production this season to 3.05 million tons, while GEA Westfalia Separator forecasts a record 3.3 million tons.
Greek Olive Oil Producers Struggle in China
Greek olive oil producers and distributors are finding that their products have not been an easy sell in China.