EC Advisory Group on Olives and Derived Products

Europe’s Olive Oil Advisory Group Debates Changes

The future of the IOC and progress in transatlantic trade talks were debated at a meeting of the European Commission’s olive oil advisory group.

Blended Oils ‘Bad for Transparency’

Critics say products offering a mix of olive oil and other vegetable oils risk undermining quality and transparency in the olive oil sector.
Special Report

Spain Sets New Record for Olive Oil Exports

Spain continues to enjoy stronger foreign and domestic demand for its olive oil, with new figures showing both are at record levels.

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.
Olive Oil Times Special

Concern in Europe Over New Olive Oil Standards

Europe’s olive oil sector is keeping a wary eye on the United States and Australia for any moves to introduce mandatory quality standards, the minutes of an E.U. consultation committee show.

Madrid Workshop Defines International Study on Olive Oil Fraud Detection

An international research project on olive oil authentication will be funded by the European Union.
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Debate Continues Over Olive Oil Labeling

Debate over what information should appear on olive oil bottles continues as the European Commission drafts new labeling laws.

Calls for Europe to Promote Olive Oil in General

The need for more generic promotion of olive oil was among issues discussed at the European Commission’s group on olives and olive oil.