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Sep. 5, 2014

U.K. Defines New Ban on 'On-Tap' Olive Oil Sales

The agency enforcing a new ban on the sale of “on-tap” olive oil in the UK has provided new details on what would constitute such a sale.

Sep. 4, 2014

Deoleo Requests Extension for $83M Tax Bill

Spanish olive oil giant Deoleo, maker of Bertoli and Carbonell, has asked for a deferment €63.3 million ($83 million) tax bill.

Sep. 4, 2014

Tunisia Agrees to Ease Russia's Reliance on European Oil

Tunisia has agreed to provide Russians with olive oil taking advantage of souring Russo-European relations.

Aug. 25, 2014

UK Prohibits Sale of Olive Oil 'On-Tap'

After December 13, 2014, "fill-your-own" olive oil sales will be banned in the UK, but there are few details of the new rule.

Aug. 21, 2014

Drought Just a Bump in the Road for California Olive Oil

Despite the long-lasting drought, domestic production is increasing as Americans become more educated about local olive oils.

Aug. 19, 2014

Olive Oil and Rice Bran Oil Compete for Indian Markets

As olive oil becomes more affordable within Indian population, rice bran oil, a popular staple, faces increasing competition.

Aug. 18, 2014

Drought Threatens Consumer Olive Oil Prices in the U.S. and Abroad

Severe drought in California and Spain will reduce production and drive up prices, according to industry analysts.

Aug. 12, 2014

Spain Replaces Italy as Top Olive Oil Exporter to the U.S. and Japan

The global leader in olive oil production reached a new milestone thanks to a record harvest, and poor showings among European competitors.

Aug. 11, 2014

Olive Oil Skirts Russia’s Controversial Ban on Food Imports

Olive oil is not part of a Russian ban on food imports from the United States, European Union, Canada, Australia and Norway.

Aug. 11, 2014

EU Funding to Boost Consumer Confidence in Olive Oil Quality

Increasing consumer and market confidence in olive oil quality is one of the desired impacts of a proposed fund.

Aug. 4, 2014

India Blocks European Olive Oil After EU Bans its Mangoes, MEP Claims

India has blocked arrivals of European foods after its mangoes were banned over quality concerns, Italian politician Mara Bizzotto claims.

Aug. 4, 2014

With No Deal on Olive Council’s Future, Europe Favors Treaty Extension

Lack of a deal on the future of the IOC means the treaty governing it is likely to be prolonged a year beyond its December expiration.

Aug. 2, 2014

Spanish Promotional Campaign Makes Progress

A campaign by Spain's Interprofesional del Aceite de Oliva Español celebrated a successful first year.

Jul. 29, 2014

Sol D’Oro Competition To Launch Southern Hemisphere Edition in Chile

The competition will launch its first Southern Hemisphere edition in Santiago the last week of September.

Jul. 29, 2014

Snapshot of Italian Olive Oil Exports

Figures show a collaboration between ICE and Unaprol since 2010 has boosted Italian olive oil exports in key markets.

Jul. 25, 2014

Turkish Growers Criticize Bill to Allow Energy Plants on Olive Groves

Critics say a proposed bill to boost energy and mining projects would be detrimental to Turkey's growing olive and olive oil sector.

Jul. 22, 2014

Farmgate Prices Up 20 Percent in Spain

Prices are trending upward on predictions of a significant decrease in production for the upcoming campaign in Andalusia.

Jul. 22, 2014

Divergent Views on Proposed California Olive Oil Standards

Forty-nine witnesses testified on proposed olive oil grading and labeling standards, and many others submitted written comments.

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