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Aug. 27, 2012

Report Forecasts Olive Oil Prospects for Spain, Italy, Greece

A report projects the largest producers will have their ups and downs towards 2020. Only Spain is expected to experience a rise in production

Aug. 14, 2012

French Association AFIDOL Blames Bad Weather for €300k Loss

The French interprofessional organization recently introduced stickers to help consumers identify olives and olive oil produced in France.

Aug. 13, 2012

An 'Oil Change' Helps Two Greek Companies Stay Ahead

Olive oil is now used by food companies in ready meals and food products in innovative ways signaling a turn to a healthier way of life.

Jun. 6, 2012

Spanish Table Olives Campaign Reaches 10 Countries

Spanish table olives will be promoted in ten countries during 2012, according to the Table Olive Interprofessional Organization (lnteraceituna).

May. 31, 2012

Olive Council: Rising Consumption Will Spur Price Recovery

The olive oil price crisis should ease with rising consumption in developing countries, the International Olive Council said today amid a world media spotlight on the issue.

May. 30, 2012

Perfect Storm for 'Big Three'

The olive oil market in Spain, Italy and Greece is experiencing serious problems leading to job losses in the short run and a less healthy diet in the long.

May. 29, 2012

Europe's Olive Oil Label Verification Laws Not Being Used

European Commissioner for Agriculture Dacian Cioloş has promised tighter scrutiny of the truth of olive oil labels on being questioned by Olive Oil Times about seeming flaws in the current system.

May. 22, 2012

Olive Council Seeks Bids for Promotional Work in Brazil, China

The IOC has called for tenders for the 2012/13 phases of its promotions in Brazil and China, both of which are to emphasize health benefits and quality.

May. 20, 2012

Saragossa to Host Seminar on Mediterranean Olive Sector

The Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Saragossa and the International Olive Council (IOC) will organize a seminar on the present and future of the Mediterranean olive sector.

May. 14, 2012

Olive Oil Leader Carbonell Signs Deal with Formula 1 Team HRT

Leading Spanish olive oil brand Carbonell has signed an agreement with Formula 1 team HRT in the past week. The deal makes Carbonell the first Spanish food brand to become part of Formula 1 racing.

May. 10, 2012

Calls to Improve 'Prestige' of Spanish Olive Oil

As debate deepens in Spain and wider Europe over reform to the troubled olive oil sector, the Spanish central government and a local government group have both made quality the keystone of their calls for change.

May. 10, 2012

Montoro 'Olive Tree' Fair to Focus on Exports

Monday May 16th will see the start of the 16th Montoro Olive Tree Trade Fair in Cordoba . The event is seen as one of the most important opportunities for those in the olive and olive oil business.

May. 9, 2012

In Greece, a New Generation of Aspiring Farmers

Urban Greeks pushed by the financial crisis are contemplating a return to their rural roots, and that might be just what the ailing olive oil industry needs.

May. 7, 2012

European Commission Advisory Group Told Panel Tests 'Not Sustainable'

Concerns with the olive oil panel test were aired at the last meeting of the European Commission’s Advisory Group on Olives and Derived Products.

Apr. 23, 2012

Ciolos Promises Shake-Up

Beefed up testing, better classification of olive oil and reaching out to non-EU producers are among a package of measures promised by European Commissioner for Agriculture Dacian Cioloş after meeting in Córdoba today with industry members.

Apr. 16, 2012

Born to Promote Andalusian Gastronomy and Tourism

The Andalusian Academy of Gastronomy and Tourism brings together those who have worked for the quality and promotion of food, and its relationship to tourism.

Apr. 16, 2012

Conference Offers More Ideas for Greek Olive Oil Marketers

New marketing concepts were proposed for Greek olive oil producers at the 5th Greek Olive Oil Festival in Athens.

Apr. 10, 2012

Brazil Olive Oil Imports Boom, Prices Slump

Record olive oil production in Spain and booming imports into Brazil led the March market newsletter from the International Olive Council.