China

Can China Become a Major Olive Oil Producer?

China's growing demand is helping move forward domestic production.

Olive Oil Products Fraud Uncovered in China

Growing demand has also spurred illegal operations stretching from Beijing to Guangzhou, churning out mislabeled, inferior and counterfeit olive oil.
Special Report

China Wants More Olive Oil and Italy Is the One Providing It, for Now

The Chinese appetite for olive oil has led to an increase in exports from Italy, but competition from Tunisia and the domestic market could see this trend reverse.

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 Times Special

The Man Behind China’s Unlikely Gold at NYIOOC

An agronomic engineer from Argentina convinces a Chinese company to improve product quality and strikes gold at the world's most prestigious olive oil competition.

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.
Special Report

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.