Dec. 5, 2022
The lack of rainfall and scarce water resources mean trees may not receive enough water this winter to produce fruit and oil in 2023.
Nov. 2, 2022
The steep decline in olive production has decreased the amount of work for farm laborers in Spain and forced the government to expand its safety net.
Oct. 17, 2022
Grouping all the olive oils in a single aisle and providing information about them resulted in an 18-percent increase in sales. Extra virgin olive oil sales rose 13 percent.
Oct. 6, 2022
Olive oil production in Andalusia is expected to be nearly 50 percent below the rolling five-year average. The table olive harvest will also be significantly lower.
Jul. 13, 2022
Andalusian agricultural income exceeded €10 billion for the first time, spurred on by a 77-percent increase in the value of its olive oil production.
Jun. 15, 2022
In a controlled experiment, researchers from the University of Córdoba reduced the development of the disease by 70 percent.
Jun. 9, 2022
Producers from across the country overcame drought and extreme weather events to earn a record-high 128 awards at the World Competition.
Jun. 2, 2022
According to some estimates, the Andalusia olive sector would lose €60 million per year under Spain’s national strategic plan for the CAP.
May. 23, 2022
A global temperature increase of 1.5 ºC above pre-industrial averages would decrease the amount of land suitable for certain olive varieties and production in Andalusia.
May. 16, 2022
The increase in thefts, which mainly involve criminal organizations stealing harvested olives from the field or the mills, was largely attributed to rising prices.
May. 4, 2022
The Andalusian regional government has reported olive moth infestation levels of approximately half those recorded in the same period of last year.
Jun. 29, 2021
The tourism €1.4 million initiative will help promote olive oil tourism experiences throughout the autonomous community.
Jun. 15, 2021
Andalusian producers celebrated an excellent year at the World Competition, despite severe weather and Covid-19 dampening the 2020 harvest.
Jun. 10, 2021
Almazaras de la Subbética earned four awards at the 2021 NYIOOC, attributing their success to the terroir and climate.
May. 13, 2021
After a four-year trial, researchers said that grafting traditional Andalusian varieties with Verticillium wilt-resistant ones was ineffective.
Apr. 29, 2021
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization will vote on whether to recognize the 1.5-million-hectare olive tree forest that stretches across Andalusia.
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.