Grupo SOS

Deoleo Muscles Mills for ‘Never Seen’ Terms as it Moves to Hybrid Oils

A long-awaited strategic review lifted the veil on olive oil giant Deoleo and where the profits lie in the global market.

Deoleo Calls for New Names for Olive Oil Grades

Spanish food giant Deoleo wants radical changes to the quality criteria and allowed category names and marketing claims for olive oil.
Special Report

Deoleo Reports Tough Time for Global Olive Oil Sales

Deoleo, the world’s biggest olive oil company, says American consumers helped offset a fall in sales in mature markets.

Deoleo and Hojiblanca Cleared to Form Global Olive Oil Giant

Deoleo, which already controls three of the world’s top four olive oil labels, will be allowed to acquire the huge Hojiblanca cooperative.
Olive Oil Times Special

Spain’s Competition Watchdog Says Deoleo-Hojiblanca Deal Could Harm Competition

Spain’s competition commission sees potential problems with a proposed deal joining the two olive oil giants.

Olive Oil Producers in Spain Project Drop-Off

Jaén’s olive oil producers say their next harvest will be just half of this year’s record output.
Special Report

Back in Black, Deoleo Plans Expansion

Spanish food giant Deoleo - owner of olive oil brands Carbonell, Bertolli, Carapelli, Koipe and Sasso - is back in the black and planning to double its size via growth in emerging markets and new products in old ones.

‘No Financial Difficulties’ For Spanish Olive Oil Giant Hojiblanca, CEO Says

Hojiblanca plans to double its turnover to €1 billion in five years. Antonio Luque, former farmer and now Hojiblanca’s managing director, vowed to “keep on growing.”