Business

European Union

Scientists Map Risk of Exposure to Xylella

The study showed that southern Spain and other temperate locations between 40 and 50 degrees latitude are at the greatest risk for the spread of Xylella fastidiosa.

Organic Olive Cultivation Increasing Worldwide

The organic land area used for olive cultivation across the world has almost tripled since 2004.
Africa and The Middle East

Facial Recognition May Complement Taste Tests

Researchers are developing facial recognition software with the aim to enhance the accuracy of panel testing.

The Indian Olive Oil Market Shows Potential, but Comes at a Price

Spain is well-positioned to capitalize on the growing market for olive oil in India. High tariffs on imported olive oils, however, present a major hurdle for Spanish producers.
Business

Recovery of Traditional Olive Groves Stimulates French Oliviculture

French olive growers are working on recovering traditional olive groves as a means to strengthen the sector.

Report Warns of White Collar Crimes and ‘Mafia 3.0’

Threats to the olive oil sector are changing as white collar crimes become more prevalent, officials said.
North America

Olive Oil Production Data in Europe Reveal Divergent Trends

Production in Italy and Greece is down sharply. In Spain and Portugal, it's dramatically higher.

Saudi Arabia to Build Asia’s Largest Olive Mill

NADEC, the largest ecological olive oil producer in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East, will build the largest olive mill in Asia to boost its production.