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Oct. 27, 2014

Routine Meeting on Crete Turns Out to be No 'Big Deal'

A routine meeting on Crete last week has set off a flurry of reports of a major agreement that the meeting participants say never happened.

Oct. 27, 2014

Costco Reportedly Inks Deal with Greek Producer

Costco representatives and U.S. distributor Tassos Chronopoulos made a deal with Cretan olive oil producer Botzakis, S.A.

Oct. 27, 2014

Italy Adopts EU Provisions on Non-Refillable Bottles

The new legislation, Quality and Transparency of the Supply Chain of Olive Oils, formally adopts new rules for olive oil labeling and packaging.

Oct. 13, 2014

Groups Work to Improve Viability of Table Olives in Andalusia

Agricultural organizations and Spain's Ministry of Agriculture are working to create a working plan to improve the struggling sector.

Oct. 8, 2014

Chinese Co. Buys Majority Stake in Filippo Berio Producer

China's Bright Foods has acquired a majority stake in Italian olive oil producer Salov, maker of the top-selling Filippo Berio brand.

Oct. 8, 2014

Half the Spanish Olive Oil This Year, Twice the Greek as Prices Climb

Spain will see its output drop by half this season, while Greece will double its output, according to latest estimates by the International Olive Council.

Oct. 6, 2014

Deoleo and FINUT Agree to Further Olive Oil Research

The world leader in bottled olive oil has reached an agreement with the Iberoamerican Nutrition Foundation (FINUT) to support innovation.

Oct. 6, 2014

Italian Farmers' Organization Backs Olive Oil Quality Register

Coldiretti Molise has backed new legislation aimed at preventing olive oil adulteration and fraud.

Oct. 6, 2014

Sol D’Oro Southern Edition Recognizes Region’s Top Producers

The Verona-based competition held its first southern edition in the Chilean capital, bringing together producers from South America, South Africa and Australia.

Oct. 2, 2014

Italy Nears Cruet Ban of its Own

Following a similar move in Spain, Italy is on its way to banning oil cruets in restaurants.

Oct. 1, 2014

Olive Council Warns of 'Standstill' if Prices Get Too High

Jean-Louis Barjol answered questions at the University of Jaén concerning a potential slowdown in olive oil consumption.

Oct. 1, 2014

Experts Gathering in Italy to Tackle New Olive Tree Killer

Experts from around the world will meet in Gallipoli, the epicenter of the outbreak of Xylella fastidiosa that threatens thousands of olive trees.

Sep. 29, 2014

Kangadis Case Moves Forward Despite Bankruptcy

A suit against the seller of Capatriti olive oil is moving forward, despite the bankruptcy of the company marketing it.

Sep. 25, 2014

Indian Olive Oil Market on the Rise

The Embassy of Spain in New Delhi says India’s olive oil market will rise at a steady pace of 25 percent.

Sep. 25, 2014

Spanish Olive Oil Exports Surpass One Million Metric Tons

An exceptional campaign winds down with the news of yet another milestone for Spain's olive oil export sector.

Sep. 25, 2014

Peru Conference Hopes to Bridge Research and Production

Peru plans to bridge gap between research and production today at the International Innovation Forum in Tacna.

Sep. 24, 2014

Spanish Olive Oil Production Will Drop By Nearly Half, Report Says

GEA Westfalia says global olive oil production will slide to 2.6 million tons this season, down over 20 percent from last year's record.

Sep. 22, 2014

Greek Olive Oil Company Wins at European Business Awards

Greek olive oil retailer and producer Agora Fine Foods was among 709 national champions in the awards, which recognize business excellence.

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