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Italian Court Quashes Lidl Italia Fine for Mislabeled Olive Oil

The German supermarket chain was found to be not negligent in mislabeling virgin olive oil as extra virgin.

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.

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.
Special Report

At Barcelona’s La Boqueria, EVOO Runs in the Family

Xelo Morilla says that even in Barcelona, high-quality olive oils are undervalued. “It is something we have so internalized since we were children," she said. Her shop, El Mas del Mercader, is trying to change that.

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.
Olive Oil Times Special

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.