Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)

EU Report Predicts 45-Percent Increase in Olive Oil Exports by 2026

The report outlines the current state of the European Union's olive and olive oil sector and examines challenges and future prospects.

Harvest Will Not Recoup Low Stocks in Spain

A report by the USDA Global Agricultural Information Network estimates that production in Spain this season will not make up for the depleted stores.
Special Report

EU Olive Oil Sector Eager for Details of New School Promotion Plan

A plan to promote olive oil and table olives in schools is among matters likely to be discussed at the European Commission’s Advisory Group on Olives and Derived Products.

Harvesting Under the Moon

An overnight harvesting in Italy was the occasion for a technical congress about the effect of harvest-time temperatures on olive oil.
Olive Oil Times Special

In Italy, Tax Reduction Will Help Olive Growers

Unaprol Chairman Massimo Gargano takes stock of the situation as Italy reduces the burden for agricultural properties.

Olive Oil and Trade Talks

Whether any common ground will emerge in the two wings of U.S. trade policy is anyone’s guess, but it seems unlikely.
Special Report

Decision Against Greece Upheld for CAP Violations

Greece will need to get by with $320 million less subsidies, after to a court found it failed to comply with CAP rules.

European Parliament Provides Some Comfort for Spanish Olive Oil

A hatchet still hovers over subsidies paid to farmers, but the Parliament gave them some hope of easing the imminent blow.