Diputación de Jaén

Spain’s Olive Oil Ambition: To Be the World’s Best

The world’s top producer wants to be the best, not just the biggest. They’re on track.

This Mill Makes 200 Tons of Olive Oil. In a Day.

Behind the scenes at Almazara Nuestra Señora del Pilar, the world's largest olive mill.
Special Report

Study in Spain Confirms Olive Tree as Strategic Crop to Recover Biodiversity

Olive groves have lost a lot of their biodiversity, but according to new findings of a study in Andalusia, there still are opportunities for recovery.

Spanish Olive Oil Exports Soar During Weak Harvest

Spain's exports have increased by fifty-three percent over last year, capitalizing on high prices and its position as the market leader.
Olive Oil Times Special

Uncertainty Leads to Higher Prices in Spain

Skewed data and a killer disease have cast a sense of anxiety over the Spanish olive oil market. Production has decreased and olive oil prices are likely to spike.

Jaén Seeks UNESCO Nod for its ‘Sea of Olives’

The provincial government of Jaén has been the leader in pursuing the recognition of the unique Andalusian terrain as a World Heritage Site.
Special Report

In Montoro, a Focus on Finance, Quality and Tourism

The picturesque town of Montoro celebrated the 18th Olive Fair.

Spain’s Express Harvest

A lack of rain and warm weather lead to a short harvest and potentially lower olive oil production levels.