Olive Oil’s Biggest Problem
The biggest threat these days to olive oil producers is not other olive oil producers, and time is running out to organize a defense.
Much Ado About Nothing
There have been no shortage of plans, but very little in the way of action to save the olive oil sector in Spain.
Time for Greek Olive Oil to ‘Solve for X’
The Greek olive oil industry could take a cue from Google's concept of "moonshot thinking" to solve the overwhelming problems it faces.
Genetics May Prove Valuable for Greek Olive Oil Producers
While the olive oil industry in Greece is shaky, it is time for pioneering thinking and concerted efforts.
California’s 462,000-Acre ‘Field of Dreams’
American olive oil producers and foreign suppliers are headed for a showdown. What's really at stake in the looming olive oil trade war?
EU Olive Oil Promotion Policies ‘Unfair’
EU promotional mechanisms are encouraging unfair competition between member states, according to the Extra Virgin Olive Oil Consortium.
Are Mission Olives Actually Picholine Marocaine?
Since their introduction in the late 1700's Mission olives were thought to be unique to the U.S. but DNA fingerprinting suggests otherwise.
USITC Stalking the Olive Groves
Hopefully the USITC report will be used to support long-term goals, not only the short-term interests of U.S. olive oil producers.
The USITC Investigation of the Olive Oil Market: Thoughts from Legal Experts
An expert analysis of the United States International Trade Commission's olive oil investigation.
All Olive Oil Grades Have Benefits
There is a strange fashion among olive oil followers affected by “hypocrite purists” who believe that oil coming by olives is one grade.
An Olive Oil ‘Battleground’
It’s no surprise that a California bank would jump in the ring over the proposed olive oil marketing order. What’s unsettling is how fast its press release got spun into headline news.
Greece Has No Real Strategy to Promote its Olive Oil
The Greek olive oil sector, a potentially flourishing industry, seems to have been left with no vision and no strategic plan by the Greek state.