AEMO

Row in Spain Over Tasting Panels Heats Up

Two sides of the Spanish olive oil sector want the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Food and Environment to decide the future of tasting panels.

Group Says Olive Oil Tasting Panels Create “False Concern”

A group of olive oil associations sent a letter to the Spanish Ministry condemning “serious problems” arising from organoleptic analysis for the classification of olive oil.
Special Report

Biggest Season Ever for Spanish Olive Oil, Farmers Unimpressed

Sales of Spanish olive oil set new highs, but hold the celebration. Prices stayed below production costs for the second consecutive season.

AEMO Report: Traditional Olive Oil Cultivation No Longer Profitable

The report offers data from a number of industry experts to conclude that the rising costs of olive oil production are higher than the market prices.