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Aug. 16, 2010

New Eco-Friendly Olive Oil Mill in Lleida

The new highly-advanced mega-mill can function without interruption and has the capacity to process around 350,000 kilos of olives daily to produce 2 million kilos of olive oil per year.

Aug. 12, 2010

Andalucían Olive Oil Producer Courts Booming Chinese Market

The Andalucían ministry hopes to facilitate the introduction of Spanish olive oil brands that have yet to penetrate the Chinese market as well as consolidate the position of existing brands there.

Aug. 4, 2010

La Rioja Claims its EVOO is "Healthier"

The study is part of an effort by Spanish local and national governments during a time where newly emerging olive oil producing nations threaten Spain's dominance of the world market.

Jul. 12, 2010

In France, Olive Oil Leads Sales But Not Usage

According to fresh figures from government organization FranceAgriMer, olive oil is the second most consumed oil behind sunflower oil at french retailers.

Jul. 8, 2010

New Organic Logo in Europe

The so-called “Euro-Leaf” will now be obligatory on pre-packaged organic food products that have been produced in any of EU Member States and meet the necessary standards.

Jul. 6, 2010

Jean Christophe Novelli Signature EVOO Debuts at Tesco

Britain's largest chain will sell the high-quality Picual EVOO in amphora-shaped bottles signed by the celebrity chef Jean Christophe Novelli.

Jul. 5, 2010

SEVITEL: Unveiling Greek Olive Oil Abroad

We analyzed the past and know what needs to be done for the future. There is no room for more debate.” Gregory Antoniadis, President of SEVITEL

Jul. 5, 2010

In Wake of Crisis, EU Aid to Olive Oil Producers Has Strings

A proposal to suspend agricultural aid and farm subsidies to countries with excessive deficits in an effort to prevent another debt crisis.

Jul. 5, 2010

Spain Exports Rise 23% Amid Over-Production Fears

Economists expect the 23% increase will help balance the market this season in the face of over-production fears

Jun. 30, 2010

European Olive Oil Sector Courts EU Aid For Ecological Innovation

The European Commission will pledge 35 million Euros to support the most innovative ecological projects undertaken in the food and drink industries.

Jun. 16, 2010

Spanish Olive Oil Giant Sets Up Shop in India

Borges will concentrate on its three ranges of olive oil — extra virgin, light and pure categories — targeting the markets in Delhi, Mumbai, Banglore, Hydrabad, Chennai and Pune.

Jun. 16, 2010

Not All Good News at Italian Olive Oil Group's Annual Meeting

ASSITOL says the EU's new labeling laws that show origin information only adds paperwork, and costs, at a time when consumers are demanding low pricing.

Jun. 11, 2010

Made in Italy Claim "Used Like an ATM"

Companies are using the words "Made in Italy" like an ATM complained Unaprol's chairman, who called for stricter traceability measures to help Italian farms.

Jun. 9, 2010

Pieralisi Extraction Systems: Made in Italy (Really)

"We just can't send people home. It's like cutting off a leg, you only do it if you absolutely have to, in order to save the patient." - Gennaro Pieralisi

Jun. 9, 2010

Spanish Olive Oil Cos. Embark on Marketing Mission

The mission is part of concerted efforts to introduce Spanish olive oils to newly-emerging foreign markets.

Jun. 8, 2010

Andalucía Tests Olive Oil Production to Combat Fraud

The campaign will assess the quality of olive oil from low-cost producers, something that has been called into question repeatedly as prices continue to plummet.

Jun. 7, 2010

ACESUR Invests €10M in 2010

This incredible investment plan contrasts with the poor situation of the olive oil sector attributable to epic falls in prices in 2009.

Jun. 6, 2010

A Centrifugal Force: Gennaro Pieralisi

In part 2 of our exclusive interview, the Gruppo Pieralisi president sees the quality of extra virgin olive oil exported to the U.S. improving, thanks to growing competition from California.