Spain

Fire Devastates Ybarra’s Seville Facility

Almost half of the Seville based Ybarra factory was destroyed in a blaze that broke out Saturday afternoon. The company vowed to rebuild as soon as possible.

Spain’s Civil Guard Seizes 120 Tons of Fake Olive Oil

Farmers alerted police that some companies may have been manipulating olive oil with biodiesel, with the intention to distribute it on the market as olive oil.
Special Report

Viva España! Spain Brings Home 78 Awards

Spain received 78 awards at the NYIOOC this year, up from 73 in 2015. There was a strong energy of solidarity among attendees that demonstrated that Spain is united to deliver high quality oil to consumers.

Spanish Wine Country Celebrates its Olive Oil

World-famous wine-producing region Rioja Alavesa swaps wine glasses for olive oil tastings at its Fifth Annual Olive Oil Festival
Olive Oil Times Special

Schoolchildren Celebrate ‘Andalusia Day’ with Traditional Breakfast of Toast and Olive Oil

In celebration of Andalucía Day, the region distributes thousands of bottles of olive oil to schools, encouraging children to eat one of Spain’s most traditional breakfast dishes, toast with olive oil.

Jaén’s Olive Oil Production Falling Short of Forecast

With Andalusia 40 percent behind estimated production, ASAJA-Jaén expresses doubt about hitting the government’s forecast
Special Report

Spain’s Olive Pomace Oil Industry Gets a Voice

The Ministry of Agriculture, Nutrition and Environment recognized a new group to promote olive pomace oil.

Spain’s Olive Oil Market Expected to Stabilize

Given low reserves from last season, Spain is set to meet demand with this year’s higher production.