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Spanish and Italian Producers Share Successes, Challenges at Duel Summits

Olive oil producers and experts gathered for dueling meetings in Sevilla and Rome to examine the challenges of the rapidly changing global olive oil market.

EU Helps Sustainable Growers in Spain, But US Tariffs on Table Olives Loom

As Europe helps farmers adopt sustainable agricultural practices in olive groves, the legality of proposed U.S. tariffs on Spanish table olives is contested.
Special Report

Tunisia Sees Opportunity in Organic Production

Ninety-five percent of Tunisia’s olive groves are tended using traditional practices without the use of any pesticides.

Olive Oil Production and Consumption Down

The latest data from the International Olive Council for the 2016/17 campaign reveal a decline in olive oil consumption, particularly in Europe. but the outlook for the 2017/18 season is better.
Olive Oil Times Special

Greek Politician Voices Concern for Sector’s Vulerability

The problems of south European olive oil producers and ways to face them were expressed in a written question by European Parliament Member, Manolis Kefalogiannis.

150-Year-Old Sailboat Brings Olive Oil From Portugal to Britain

Almost 90 percent of the world’s cargo travels by ships which contribute four percent of global CO2 emissions. Not this one.
Special Report

Bi-Oceanic Corridor Would Boost Argentina’s Exports

The Minister for Planning and Industry in La Rioja said that the provincial government had already been in talks with seven other provinces in both Argentina and Chile about making headway on the project.

Heavy Rains Don’t Dampen Enthusiasm of Argentina’s Olive Oil Exporters

Recent floods have mostly spared Argentina's olive plantations as producers and exporters remain upbeat about the sector's potential.