Farm Bill Amendment Draws Attention to Divided Industry
The battle over an import control provision drew attention to a greatly divided olive oil industry.
Barjol Attends Trade Group Meeting in France
The director of the International Olive Council presented an update on world production, imports, exports and consumption.
In Jaén, ‘Conquering Palates’ to Get a Fair Price for Olive Oil
How important is olive oil to people in Jaén? Just ask the Spanish province's council president, Francisco Reyes Martínez.
Madrid Workshop Defines International Study on Olive Oil Fraud Detection
An international research project on olive oil authentication will be funded by the European Union.
U.S. Continues to Dominate World Olive Oil Imports
The United States took in 40 percent of global olive oil imports in the first six months of this season, according to recent IOC figures.
Trade Dispute with China Could Impact Europe’s Olive Oil Exports
Spain fears being caught in the crossfire if a trade battle breaks out over new European tariffs on Chinese solar panels.
Australian Company Fined for Deceptive Olive Oil Labeling
MOI International sold a product labeled '100% Olive Oil' with small print on the package indicating it was mostly canola.
Parliament Calls for More Consultation on Olive Oil Measures
"We could have helped," said Italian MEP Paolo De Castro, "but we were only able to learn about it from newspapers."
Increased Trade in Olive Oil Futures
The Olive Oil Futures Market booked a €213,000 loss last year but its fortunes turned around in the first quarter of this year as movements in olive oil prices sparked even more trade.
Spain Denies Request for Details of Olive Oil Audits
Spain has objected to a request to release details of its audits of the accuracy of olive oil labels.
Olive Council to Probe Discrepancy in Import Data for India
The International Olive Council is investigating why its data differs from Indian Olive Association figures.
Olive Oil Lawsuits Loom
Lawsuits targeting producers for mislabeling are popping up, and might represent just the tip of the litigation iceberg.