Articles about olive oil prices
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.
Catalan Olive Oil Producers Find Saffron a Lucrative Sideline
The world’s most expensive spice shows promise for the olive oil producers of Les Garrigues, in the province of Lerida in western Catalonia.
Spanish Harvest Marked by High Volumes, Low Prices
Ex-mill olive oil prices in Spain are at their lowest point for the calendar year as dry skies favor a rapid harvest and high volumes.
World Olive Oil Production Predicted to Top 3.2 Million Tons
Global olive oil production is likely to reach at least 3.2 million tons in 2013/14, according to a new, higher estimate.
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.
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’s Olive Oil Farmers Call for Probe Into Price Manipulation
The farmers union COAG wants Spain's competition watchdog to probe alleged price manipulation by olive oil distributors.
Deal Could Stop Use of Olive Oil as Loss Leader
Use of olive oil as a loss leader for Spain’s supermarkets might be snuffed out under talks between retailers and olive oil sector.
Global Olive Oil Trade Off to Strong Start for 2012/13 Season
Olive oil imports are up 38 percent in China and Japan, 32 percent in Australia, and 6 percent in the United States.
Olive Oil Prices in India Moving Sharply Higher
Olive oil prices in India are set to go up substantially owing to a hefty increase in olive raw material costs in Spain and Italy over the last six months.
EU Likely to Increase Private Storage Aid Trigger Prices
Prices for extra virgin and virgin olive oil wouldn’t have to fall so far before the European Commission (EC) provided support via private storage aid, under proposed changes agreed to by a European Parliament committee.