Jun. 30, 2020
The U.S. Trade Representative is considering whether to increase existing tariffs on imports from the European Union as well as implement new ones.
Jun. 30, 2020
Newly proposed legislation in the United States seeks to create additional sources of revenue for the agricultural sector while helping to cut down on greenhouse gases.
Jun. 29, 2020
The money will be divided among farmers who suffered at least a 30-percent loss of production.
Jun. 11, 2020
Anna Cane was reappointed to the presidency of the Olive Oil Group of the Italian Association of Oil Industry (Assitol) after a unanimous vote by the assembly of entrepreneurs. Riccardo Cassetta, managing director of the olive oil company Biolevante in Andria, was reconfirmed as vice-president, along with the newly appointed vice-presidents Dora Desantis, head of quality
Jun. 5, 2020
An association of Spanish farmers said violations by large companies explain what is continuing to drive olive oil prices lower and called for whistleblower protections.
Jun. 5, 2020
Olive oil tops the list for joint activities against counterfeit, adulteration and misleading labels.
Jun. 3, 2020
While the data show that plant-based food sales in the United States grew by 90 percent over the same period last year, anecdotal evidence suggests olive oil sales grew with them.
May. 28, 2020
Olive oil came out tops in every country for being perceived as a healthy oil in packaged foods.
May. 26, 2020
The latest measures by the European Commission will provide olive oil ands table olive producers with access to low-interest loans and change the funding priorities of the sector to help combat economic problems caused by COVID-19.
May. 25, 2020
The U.K. requires confirmation that an imported olive or almond plant's place of production and its 200-meter surrounding area has been Xylella-free for one year before the plant is imported.
May. 7, 2020
Olive and sunflower or canola oils are healthier options than palm and coconut oils, the WHO said in an advisory.
May. 1, 2020
The Alentejo Olive Oil Association is donating enough olive oil to help prepare 14,000 meals for unemployed families and others in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr. 29, 2020
While Tunisia's exports of olive oil slowed during the coronavirus crisis, the country had seen relative success in continuing activity and reaching foreign markets.
Apr. 28, 2020
The move comes as a blow to olive oil producers who may lose out while the rest of the bloc negotiates free trade deals with South Korea and Canada. Argentina will continue working with the Mercosur to implement a previously agreed deal with the European Union.
Apr. 24, 2020
The "spies" provide scientists with data to track the potential spread of Xylella fastidiosa.