Jan. 30, 2020
An American court's decision can open the way to alleviate tariffs on imported Spanish table olives to the U.S.
Jan. 27, 2020
Olive growers have largely been spared the fate of wine producers, who are likely to suffer setbacks from the Kincade fire that raged through Sonoma county late last year.
Oct. 16, 2019
The NAOOA and 80 other trade organizations argue that tariffs applied to goods shipped from Europe prior to October would only hurt American importers and consumers.
Oct. 3, 2019
Along with some Spanish olive oils, certain types of table olives from both France and Spain will also face a 25 percent tariff on U.S. imports. Olive oils from Italy, Portugal and Greece will be unaffected.
Oct. 2, 2019
Officials in the United States have yet to decide which goods will be subject to the tariffs. Olive oil and table olives were both included in preliminary lists.
Sep. 30, 2019
The Olive Oil Commission of California announced new rules that will apply to large producers, including adding best by dates to all olive oil labels and tightening the rules regarding how olive oil provenance is labeled.
Sep. 18, 2019
The WTO has reportedly decided whether it will approve tariffs on European goods headed to the U.S. and is set to make an announcement soon. Until then, importers are accelerating purchasing schedules in order stock up on Spanish oils.
Aug. 28, 2019
The California Olive Oil Council estimates that olive oil production will reach about 4.0 million gallons this year, a 135 percent increase compared with last year's dismal harvest.
Aug. 26, 2019
A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers has come together to warn that tariffs on European Union olive oil imports will lead to higher prices and could cause olive oil shortages.
Aug. 12, 2019
Gemsa Enterprises agreed to stop using packaging materials that Corto Olive claims infringed its 51-49 trademark, but stopped short of admitting fault.
Jul. 29, 2019
The Musco Family Olive Company said that it is unable to offer any more new contracts to olive farmers whose previous ones were canceled by Bell-Carter earlier this year.
Jul. 25, 2019
The imposition of tariffs on European Union olive oil exports to the United States would hurt farmers, raise prices in America and be difficult to undo.
Jul. 23, 2019
Recent donations have allowed the leading U.S. olive oil research center to invest in new equipment, expand their olive groves and improve production.
Jul. 17, 2019
The Italian olive oil association warns that olive oil prices could double as a result of the tariffs, which have the potential to cut Italian oil exports to the U.S. by 50 percent.
Jun. 6, 2019
The tariffs are slowly redefining the global table olive trade as new producers fill the void left by Spain in the U.S. market and Spanish growers look to the east to sell their crop.