Spain

Cooking School in Spain Aims to Promote EVOO Usage and Benefits

The Extra Virgin Olive Oil International Cooking Academy aims to promote the Mediterranean diet and the biological benefits of cooking with EVOO.

Giving New Life to Ancient Olive Trees in Spain

Amador Peset, a young man from the village of Traiguera, started recovering millenary olive trees after losing his job as a carpenter during the financial crisis in Spain. “At first, people saw me as if I were crazy," he said.
Special Report

Spanish Olive Oil Exports Soar During Weak Harvest

Spain's exports have increased by fifty-three percent over last year, capitalizing on high prices and its position as the market leader.

Spain Takes Aim at N. America’s Rising Demand Despite Trump Win

The Spanish olive oil sector is determined to conquer the North American market and new business opportunities despite the anxious economic climate cast by the election of Donald Trump.
Olive Oil Times Special

Xylella Fastidiosa Bacterium Arrives in Spain

A vicious bacterium that, according to experts, has the potential to devastate Europe's olive harvest has been spotted for the first time on the island of Mallorca during a routine check.

Uncertainty Leads to Higher Prices in Spain

Skewed data and a killer disease have cast a sense of anxiety over the Spanish olive oil market. Production has decreased and olive oil prices are likely to spike.
Special Report

Spanish Cooperatives Meet in Córdoba

Major Spanish cooperatives gathered early this week to discuss the strengths and weaknesses of their collaboration as well as estimated production.

Award-Winning Olive Oil Producer Thinks Weed Control Is for the Birds

A young Spanish olive oil producer has decided to try using geese as weeders in his family´s olive groves. By doing so he not only hopes to keep down undergrowth, he also strives to promote the survival of an endangered Spanish goose.