Feb. 29, 2012
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. 6, 2012
The Spanish Minister of Agriculture, Food and Environment met with representatives of the Spanish Olive Oil Interprofessional to discuss the industry
Feb. 1, 2012
The International Olive Council has called for applications for grants to co-fund activities promoting olive oil and table olives in its member countries.
Jan. 22, 2012
Spain is pushing for European Commission aid to bulk store extra virgin olive oil until its price improves and is debating other measures to improve quality and sustain the ailing sector.
Jan. 8, 2012
Italy's consortium of Italian olive oil producers, responded to consumers' concerns in the wake of 'Made in Italy' mislabeling claims.
Jan. 6, 2012
Falling prices, decreased production and poor sales have left Spain's olive oil sector in a state of disarray, though government is working to develop reparative initiatives.
Dec. 28, 2011
During the current financial crisis, demand for first quality standardized olive oil has declined in Greece. The explanation relies in the cuts to wages and the limitation of household resources in general.
Dec. 14, 2011
World olive oil consumption will climb 3.2 percent in 2011/12, according to the Olive Council’s November newsletter.
Dec. 13, 2011
A new study finds weaknesses in the Greek olive oil industry and suggests ways to overcome the problems by achieving economies of scale.
Dec. 7, 2011
Byproducts of olive oil production have made the Córdoba province Spain’s leader in biomass energy production and innovation. Material from the olive oil sector, including pomace and prunings, is Spain's most used biomass source.
Nov. 13, 2011
Worldwide trade in olive oil is up 10 percent on last year - an increase of 120,222 tons, according to figures just released by the International Olive Council.
Nov. 3, 2011
Hojiblanca plans to double its turnover to €1 billion in five years. Antonio Luque, former farmer and now Hojiblanca’s managing director, vowed to “keep on growing.”
Nov. 2, 2011
The mill is owned by the 1,673 members of the FAECA Cooperative and, with the 12 lines working around the clock, can process 2,500 tons of olive oil every day.