olive oil retailers

European Union

Uncertainty at Croatia’s Largest Company May Affect Regional Olive Oil Prices

Agrokor is the largest employer in the region and is a major buyer and seller of olive oil. Currently saddled with $6 billion in debt, the company is closing stores and restructuring.

Plugging Into an Olive Tree’s Good Vibrations

A German company offers a high-tech system to connect people to the 'natural energy and therapeutic benefits' of olive trees in remote Spanish groves.
Business

Private Label, Price Hikes Drive Sales in Europe

Despite challenging economic conditions and poor harvests, sales of European olive oil continue to rise with the increasing popularity of private label products.

Airbnb Teams Up with Greek Specialty Shop Kilikio

"A Taste of Greece in Paris" offers Airbnb guests a culinary excursion that includes a comprehensive tasting of hand-picked delicacies delivered straight from Greece to the gourmet shop Kilikio.

Trade Group Sues Specialty Store Distributor Veronica Foods for ‘False Statements’

The North American Olive Oil Association (NAOOA) filed a lawsuit against California-based distributor Veronica Foods for what it called "false, misleading and scientifically unsubstantiated statements."

Australian Supermarket Accused of Using Olive Leaves as Filler in Oregano Products

Several major Australian supermarkets including the popular chain Aldi, have come under fire after it was found that they were padding their oregano products with olive leaves.
Special Report

Costco Switches Back to Italian for Private Label

After a one-year test with Greek oils, the world's second largest retailer has returned to Italy for its Kirkland Signature brand, saying it was "what members wanted."

A New Way for Retailers and Restaurants to Stock the World’s Best Olive Oils

The Best Olive Oils Marketplace, the e-commerce platform for award-winning extra virgin olive oils, is now open to wholesale buyers.