Articles about Spanish olive oil Ban Imminent on Refillable Olive Oil Bottles in Spanish Restaurants and Bars A new law banning refillable olive oil containers in Spain’s restaurants and bars will come into effect on January 1. Spain Starts Season with Low Stocks, Concerns About Forecasts Spain’s olive oil bottlers are at their lowest stock levels in about four years, according to the latest figures from the Spanish Olive Oil Agency (AAO). 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. Hojiblanca Group Renamed Dcoop Spain’s giant Hojiblanca Cooperative Group -- the world’s biggest producer of extra virgin olive oil -- was renamed after a merger. An Interview with David Marcos Merchán "The major chefs might understand about textures, combinations, presentations, but the real protagonists of our table are the farmers." 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. In Jaén, ‘Conquering Palates’ to Get a Fair Price for Olive Oil How important is olive oil to people in Jaén? Just ask the Spanish province's council president, Francisco Reyes Martínez. Madrid Seeks the ‘Perfect’ Olive Oil The Spanish capital has carried out tastings in shopping centers throughout the city to determine what locals consider to be best characteristics of extra virgin olive oil , all in a bid to create a new ‘super’ oil. Spanish Olive Oil Gets €8 Million for New Promotional Campaigns The European Commission has allocated €8 million to the promotion of Spanish olive oil throughout the Europe and other markets around the world. Spain Brings Home 51 Medals from New York Spanish extra virgin olive oils earned 51 awards, including two for best of class, from the New York International Olive Oil Competition. Spanish Olive Oil Gets New Look Spanish olive oil has updated its image with a new logo it hopes will help reinforce its role as the sector‘s world leader. Peru Must Lift Anti-Subsidy Duties on Italian and Spanish Olive Oil A Peruvian tribunal has quashed anti-subsidy duties the country had been imposing on imports of Italian and Spanish olive oil. © 2013 Olive Oil Times. All Rights Reserved.