Apr. 2, 2021
Olive farms following the Olivares Vivos program recorded a 30-percent increase in flora and fauna. The value of their EVOOs is expected to rise too.
Mar. 29, 2021
Efforts in Puglia and Andalusia are underway to monitor the spread of the deadly vector of Xyella fastidiosa. Using mobile applications, volunteers will help experts track the insect populations.
Mar. 17, 2021
Euromonitor data projects that the value of olive oil sales in Indonesia will increase by 50 percent over the next half-decade. Andalusia hopes to capitalize on this growth.
Feb. 25, 2021
Production is expected to be around 300,000 tons lower than previously estimated, according to the regional government.
Feb. 3, 2021
Minor temperature changes with certain rainfall patterns provide the best environment for the fungus that causes Verticillium wilt to thrive.
Feb. 26, 2020
Using drones, multi-spectral cameras and remote sensors, olive farmers can make accurate nutrient predictions, target phytosanitary treatments and more precisely apply fertilizers and irrigation.
Feb. 10, 2020
Blanca Torrent was recognized for the gender equality policy at Torrent Olives and her work advocating for women in agribusiness.
Jan. 31, 2020
Farmers across Spain, organized by the main cooperatives and associations, are protesting for better prices and government measures to help ease the burden of increasing production costs.
Aug. 29, 2019
Phil Hogan has promised to intervene in order to protect the interests of Spanish olive oil producers if prices do not rebound. Varied production forecasts and trade uncertainties make it unclear whether this will happen.
Mar. 2, 2016
In celebration of Andalucía Day, the region distributes thousands of bottles of olive oil to schools, encouraging children to eat one of Spain’s most traditional breakfast dishes, toast with olive oil.
Oct. 29, 2015
The world’s top-producing olive region claims other countries’ lack of transparency harms Spanish producers.
Oct. 30, 2014
Mercedes Campos and Mario Porcel were awarded the €5,000 prize at the second Scientific Research in Olives and Olive Oil Awards.
Sep. 2, 2014
While Andalusia celebrates record numbers for olive oil exports in the first half of 2014, a drought is forecast to cripple next year's numbers.
Oct. 21, 2013
Spain could return to record levels and pump out about 1.6 million tons of olive oil this season, based on a a new forecast that Andalusia alone will make more than 1.3 million tons.