Articles about Spain
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.
Spain Selling Less, Buying More Olive Oil
With its harvest a million tons below last season, Spain imported more and exported less, than in any other month in the last four years.
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.
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.
Olive Oil Healthier and Tastier for Frying
New studies in Jaén, Spain suggest extra virgin olive oil is healthier, tastier and often cheaper than other oils when frying food.
Casas de Hualdo: The Most Beautiful Olive Grove in the World
Observed from any of the hills surrounding the mill, Case de Hualdo looks like the illustration of a very lovely picture postcard.
Spain’s Competition Watchdog Says Deoleo-Hojiblanca Deal Could Harm Competition
Spain’s competition commission sees potential problems with a proposed deal joining the two olive oil giants.