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China Arrests Five for Forging Expiration Dates on Olive Oil

Chinese authorities have arrested five suspects following an investigation into an alleged plot to sell olive oil with fraudulent expiration date labels.

Olive Oil Production in China Reaches 5,000 Tons

While still a relatively small olive oil supplier, China is looking to expand domestic production to satisfy a growing market for healthier oils.

Mediterranean Olive Oil Exhibition in Shanghai

The SUDOLIVE Asia Olive Oil Exhibition was held in with its Mediterranean wine counterpart, VINISUD Asia this weekend in Shanghai.

Executive Arrested in Taiwan Cooking Oil Scandal

Investigators say a Taiwan company blended pork lard and kitchen waste in its cooking oils sold to schools and, most likely, export markets.
Special Report

Farmers Denounce Yet Another Sale of ‘Made In Italy’

At a time when disappointments seem to pile on top one another, some here ponder the repercussions of another foreign ownership of a marquis Italian brand.

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.
Olive Oil Times Special

U.S. Olive Oil Imports Bounce Back, Not So Much in China, Brazil

U.S. olive oil imports bounced back strongly, but the news is not as good in the other key markets of China and Brazil.

Chinese Search Giant Unveils Chopsticks to Detect Olive Oil Quality

Baidu says its chopsticks can detect adulteration in olive oil and other foods.