Feb. 23, 2011
The European Commission says the bargaining clout of large-scale distributors is at the root of Spain's olive oil price plunge — not a market disturbance.
Jan. 24, 2011
Tamer Bilici said, “We have gone to Italy and completed our talks with Italian officials. We plan to put the facility into operation using high technology.”
Jan. 12, 2011
With a successful refinancing and an injection of around 600 million euros, the company has announced a strategic plan to distribute dividends to investors within the next two and a half years.
Jan. 6, 2011
The deal marks a major breakthrough for the world's largest olive oil company, which seemed to be failing so far to capitalize on the huge emerging market.
Nov. 23, 2010
Under new European rules expected to go into effect next year, one third of the supermarket oils tested by ARPAM would not be considered extra virgin.
Nov. 4, 2010
The initiative, defended by Socialist deputy Alejandro Alonso, looks to eradicate the dangers of “anonymous serving bottles” which he claims, “greatly degrade the image of olive oil."
Nov. 1, 2010
SIAL, the biannual food industry marketplace, highlighted three extra virgin olive oil products geared towards children among their "Trends and Innovations" selections.
Oct. 26, 2010
The campaign to promote Spanish olive oil throughout Brazil is seen as a key strategic move to woo the consumer base of a country yet to be dominated by a single olive oil provider.
Oct. 26, 2010
Last winter’s large amount of rain helped growers in the south and central regions but hurt northern farms, while some farmers chose not to harvest at all.
Oct. 21, 2010
Many Spanish farmers have calculated that collecting the 2010/11 harvest would cost them more than what they would gain from withholding their products from the market.
Sep. 29, 2010
The diversified group of real estate, energy and agribusiness companies with headquarters in Seville, Spain predicts new acquisitions of olive plantations in Chile and the U.S. by 2012.
Sep. 28, 2010
Italians are buying a lot of Spanish olive oil these days. Historically low prices have pushed Spanish exports to its trans-alpine rival up 19% according to recent data.