Articles about olive oil prices Blight Continues to Threaten Olive Crops in Italy Widespread bacterial infection has already destroyed thousands of olive trees across Italy’s Puglia region. Drought Threatens Consumer Olive Oil Prices in the U.S. and Abroad Severe drought in California and Spain will reduce production and drive up prices, according to industry analysts. Farmgate Prices Up 20 Percent in Spain Prices are trending upward on predictions of a significant decrease in production for the upcoming campaign in Andalusia. What’s Going On with Olive Oil Prices in Spain? Prices should have remained lower in these weeks because, even though the outputs are good and packers have enough stock for the next two months. Spanish Olive Oil Prices Rebound Prices in the Spanish market for all major olive oil categories have rebounded as the industry anticipates record levels of production and solid exports. Argentine Olive Oil Producers Face Poor Harvest, Low Prices Poor harvest and an international market flooded with Spanish product, have forced a number of olive oil producers in Argentina to close shop. Fines Against Olive Oil Futures Market Revealed Serious breaches, including market manipulation, by the Madrid-based Olive Oil Futures Market were revealed today in a Spanish government bulletin. Olive Council Reports on Flavored Oils, Fall in World Trade Olive oil and olive pomace oil imports are down nearly 8 percent across seven major markets, the latest International Olive Council market newsletter shows. Czechs Pay the Most for Olive Oil, EU Survey Shows The average retail price of a liter of extra virgin olive oil ranged widely in a survey of 19 European countries. 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. Worldwide Study of Olive Oil Growers’ Production Costs The true cost of producing olives for olive oil is under investigation by an IOC-appointed committee due to report by May. World Olive Oil Imports Fall Dismal trade data marks the start of the 2013/14 olive oil season with imports down in all the major markets, according to figures in the International Olive Council’s latest newsletter. © 2014 Olive Oil Times. All Rights Reserved.