import/export

A New ‘Greek Mark’ for Olives and Olive Oil

Seven companies in Greece that produce table olives and extra virgin and virgin olive oil were the first in the country to display a "Greek Mark" on their labeling, part of a project to distinguish Greek products in foreign markets.

A Very Good Year for Turkish Olive Oil Exports

A good year for olive growers combined with relatively poor years in the Mediterranean and a depreciating Lira, see Turkish exports on pace for a five-year high.
Special Report

E.U. – Japan Trade Deal Brings Opportunities to Olive Oil Exporters

Many European agricultural products will enjoy reduced taxes or an entirely tax-free status when exported to Japan, opening the way for EU farmers and exporters to penetrate a market of 127 million people.

Spain’s Dcoop Acquires Stake in California Table Olive Producer Bell-Carter

Spain's largest olive oil cooperative and its Moroccan partner have acquired 20 percent of the company partially responsible for U.S. tariffs on Spanish olives in an effort to avoid paying them.
Olive Oil Times Special

Deoleo Steadfast on Strategy as Profits Fall Further

A "price war" in North America, consumer mistrust in Italy and a weakening dollar have cut into Deoleo's bottom line.

In Spain, Exports Grow While Consumption Falls

After drought and disease clouded export forecasts, the Spanish government is optimistic that they are in an upswing. The same is not true for consumption though as research shows Spaniards are perpetually using less olive oil.
Special Report

Israel Increases Duty-free Import Quotas on Olive Oil

Spanish producers are closely watching as the Israeli Minister of Economy seeks to stabilize olive oil prices.

Trump Trade War Poses Problems for Oilseed and Vegetable Oils

Chinese tariffs on American farmers have tanked prices of the two agricultural commodities. Olive oil appears to be weathering the storm, unaffected by these latest developments.