Articles about Spain
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.
How The Olive Compound Hydroxytyrosol Helps Stop Infections
A compound found naturally in olives helps fight bacterial infections, according to an international patent application by Spanish scientists.
Soil May Have Most Impact on Certain Olive Oil Phytosterol Levels
A new study shows that soil quality may impact steryl glucoside levels in olive oils more than olive cultivar or farming methods.
Increase in Virgin Olive Oil Consumption in Spain
Consumption of sunflower oil rose 9.7 percent last year but olive oil remains by far the most popular in Spanish households.
Spain’s Standout Success at 2014 NYIOOC
Spain won more prizes than any other country in the latest edition of the New York International Olive Oil Competition.
Majorcan Table Olives Win European Protection
Aceituna de Mallorca, or Majorcan table olives, are now listed among Europe's protected agri-food products.
The Fun Side of Catalonia’s Olive Oil Fairs
Catalonia’s olive oil fairs are not just a chance to try and buy the new season's oils but usually to have fun, too.
Rising Star Sees Big Potential for Olive Oil
Madrid’s three Michelin-starred chef David Muñoz rates olive oil as the gastronomic ingredient with the most promising future.
Conditions Ripe in Andalusia for Return to Peak Olive Oil Production
Spain could return to record levels and pump out about 1.6 million tons of olive oil this season, based on a a new forecast that Andalusia alone will make more than 1.3 million tons.
Quality Seal Sought to Protect Image of Spanish Olive Oil
Supporters say a proposed quality seal will help protect Spanish olive oil from “smear campaigns" by new producer countries.
Spain Expects Stronger Olive Oil Season
Early estimates suggest Spain is set for a return to higher olive oil production in 2013/13 with a harvest well over a million tons.
Refillable Oil Bottles Banned in Spanish Bars and Restaurants
The Spanish government is preparing a royal decree banning refillable olive oil containers in restaurants and bars.
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.