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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. 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.

Apr. 2, 2012

Olive Regions Work on Joint Strategy to Maintain EU Subsidies

A new olive oil lobby group is urgently preparing a position paper to protect its members from threatended subsidy cuts by the European Commission.

Mar. 29, 2012

Olive Oil Could Help Greece Restart its Economy

To recover from the crisis and restart its economy Greece should strategically focus on energy, tourism, and agricultural products like olive oil and olives.

Mar. 21, 2012

Drought Dooms Run of Bumper Havests in Spain

Spain’s next olive harvest could be down 50 percent due to the current drought, agricultural union ASAJA warned today.

Mar. 20, 2012

Andalusia Setting Up Its Own Olive Council

Andalusia approved a 26-member Olive Council with representatives from government, industry, consumer groups, experts and business people to promote sustainable development, and improve marketing and olive oil quality.

Mar. 5, 2012

Back in Black, Deoleo Plans Expansion

Spanish food giant Deoleo - owner of olive oil brands Carbonell, Bertolli, Carapelli, Koipe and Sasso - is back in the black and planning to double its size via growth in emerging markets and new products in old ones.

Mar. 2, 2012

Andalusia Leads European Forum of Olive Regions

Andalusian Agriculture Minister, Clara Aguilera, announced a meeting on March 7th in Brussels, of a "European Forum of Olive Regions," an initiative promoted by Andalusia and signed by 13 European production areas.

Feb. 29, 2012

Spanish Producers Call Moroccan Olive Oil Trade Deal a 'Disaster'

Moroccan olive oil producers say Spain should not be so afraid of a wider EU-Morocco free trade deal - at least for now - because the US market is their main target.

Feb. 21, 2012

Barjol Says Recent Fraud Cases Show Countries are 'Cracking Down'

Olive oil has been getting a lot of bad press lately. IOC chief Jean-Louis Barjol explains what the IOC is doing to prevent fraud, protect consumers and uphold olive oil's reputation.