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Nov. 21, 2015

Olive Oil Prices Fall Despite a Supply Seen as Modest

With supplies already low amid forecasts of an average harvest, the market remains perplexed about falling prices.

Nov. 20, 2015

High Quality, Average Yield Expected from Greece

Preliminary estimates call for an average output of Greek olive oil with excellent quality.

Nov. 20, 2015

San Isidro Labrador Cooperative Joins Interóleo

Andalusia’s second-largest olive oil seller incorporated its third new member in five months.

Nov. 16, 2015

Italian Producers Group Propose New Olive Oil Classifications

With other olive oils taking a back seat to extra virgin, Assitol’s president recommends a new approach.

Nov. 13, 2015

World's Largest Olive Oil Producer Responds to Fraud Allegations

Deoleo said it “strictly respects all the laws and regulations relating to food security in all the countries in which it operates."

Nov. 12, 2015

Italian Prosecutor Accuses Seven Brands of Fraud

The Prosecutor of Turin, Raffaele Guariniello, has launched an investigation into alleged commercial fraud by seven major Italian olive oil brands.

Nov. 5, 2015

Pompeian and Dcoop Subsidiary Mercaoleo Announce Partnership

Baltimore's Pompeian Group and Mercaoleo, the Spanish subsidiary of the world’s top olive oil producer, have partnered to address the growing US market.

Nov. 3, 2015

Italian Harvest Off to Strong Start

Farmers are reporting a strong early harvest in terms of production totals and quality.

Nov. 3, 2015

In Greece, Volunteers Provide Olive Oil for Families in Need

Dozens of volunteers in the Athens suburb of Glyfada began harvesting olives from trees growing on public land to provide oil for local residents.

Oct. 30, 2015

Spain's 2014-2015 Production Off by Half

The Spanish government announced total production of 841,700 tons for the 2014-2015 season, down 53 percent from the year before.

Oct. 29, 2015

Farmers' Union in Jaén Calls for Official EU Production Estimates

The world’s top-producing olive region claims other countries’ lack of transparency harms Spanish producers.

Oct. 28, 2015

Spanish Olive Oil Sales Slip Amid Higher Prices

The 2014-2015 campaign saw only a modest decline in sales of Spanish olive oil during a year of challenges.

Oct. 27, 2015

Italian Court Orders Halt to Destruction of Olive Trees in Puglia

A court-ordered suspension will allow time for further tests to determine which disease has infected the trees.

Oct. 26, 2015

Spain Forecasts Production of 1.2M Tons

The world production leader said the 2015-2016 harvest should yield 1.2 million tons of olive oil.

Oct. 26, 2015

Cretan Olive Oil Exports Grow Fivefold

Cretan olive oil exports grew by 518 percent in the first half of 2015, helping to double Crete’s total exports.

Oct. 22, 2015

Spanish Olive Oil Prices Surge

A survey reveals a sharp increase in retail prices caused by low stocks and uncertainty over coming harvests.

Oct. 22, 2015

Catalonia Says its Output Will Be Lower, But Prices Should Remain Stable

The Federation of Agricultural Cooperatives of Catalonia (FCAC), said there will be a 33 percent reduction overall with volume estimates calculated at 25,000 tons.

Oct. 22, 2015

Focus on Exports Pays Off for Interóleo

Following a two-year strategy to diversify olive oil export markets, Interóleo has expanded sales of bulk and bottles sales in new markets.

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