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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.

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.

Jun. 5, 2010

Spain Leads Olive Oil Exporters as Sales to Australia Jumped 30% in '09

Spain’s dominance in the Australian market as an important strategic win as Australia is now the largest per capita consumer of olive oil outside the European Union

May. 23, 2010

A Conversation with Gennaro Pieralisi

Seventy five percent of the world's olive oil is produced with Pieralisi systems. In the first of a three-part series, we ask the president about Gruppo Pieralisi's competitive edge.

May. 21, 2010

Committee Calls for Slowed Olive Oil Production

The plan rewards companies that warehouse their product instead of distributing it to drive prices back up to a favorable level.