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Oct. 29, 2015

Farmers' Union in Jaén Calls for Official EU Production Estimates

The world’s top-producing olive region claims other countries’ lack of transparency harms Spanish producers.

Mar. 5, 2015

Andalucia Journal: Life Among the Groves

While the processes used to harvest and cultivate olives for oil have changed a little over the years, the culture of olive oil production here hasn't.

Oct. 30, 2014

Spanish Scientists Awarded for Research on Olive Cultivation

Mercedes Campos and Mario Porcel were awarded the €5,000 prize at the second Scientific Research in Olives and Olive Oil Awards.

Oct. 11, 2012

More Organic Olive Groves in Andalusia

In 2011 there were 21 percent more organic olive groves than the previous year in the world's leading olive oil production region.

Sep. 28, 2012

Rain, Olive Oil Prices Drop in Spain

Rain in southern Spain in the last few days could boost the expected lean olive oil production this season, which officially starts Monday.

Sep. 28, 2012

Olive Oil 'Tortas' a Sevillian Export Success

Extra virgin olive oil is the only preservative in - and forms a quarter of - Seville’s traditional ‘Torta de Aceite de Castilleja de la Cuesta’, which has gone from a home-made pastry to a product exported to five continents.

Aug. 10, 2012

Olive Oil 'Workshops' for Disadvantaged Children in Spain

Workshops organized by the ‘La Caixa’ Foundation were held throughout June and July to introduce the world of olive oil to disadvantaged children.

Jun. 28, 2012

New University Courses in Portugal Focus on Olive Oil Quality, Sustainability

Three universities and the International Olive Council are collaborating in a series of courses to be held this summer in Portugal.

Jun. 6, 2012

Ávila Tasting Room Showcases International Selection of Olive Oils

The ancient olive mill, La Moraleda, of Santa Cruz del Valle in Andalucia, Spain, has opened an international tasting room in its Museum of Extra Virgin Olive Oil of Mediterranean countries.

May. 22, 2012

Canena Castle Hosts 'Jaén Experience'

The first edition of "Jaen Experience" organized by the company Castillo de Canena Olive Juice was visited by over 1,000 people who enjoyed countless culinary delights.

Apr. 16, 2012

Born to Promote Andalusian Gastronomy and Tourism

The Andalusian Academy of Gastronomy and Tourism brings together those who have worked for the quality and promotion of food, and its relationship to tourism.

Mar. 27, 2012

Citoliva Opens Olive Oil 'Cooking Lab' in Jaén

In a bid to further increase innovation and knowledge in the area of olive oil, the Andalusian technological center CITOLIVA has opened the first cooking '"laboratory" in Spain solely dedicated to olive oil.

Mar. 21, 2012

Drought Dooms Run of Bumper Havests in Spain

Spain’s next olive harvest could be down 50 percent due to the current drought, agricultural union ASAJA warned today.

Mar. 20, 2012

Andalusia Setting Up Its Own Olive Council

Andalusia approved a 26-member Olive Council with representatives from government, industry, consumer groups, experts and business people to promote sustainable development, and improve marketing and olive oil quality.

Mar. 2, 2012

Chile Looks for Stronger Ties with Andalusia

The South American country's burgeoning olive oil industry aims to form an alliance with Jaén and Andalusia, Spain's core olive producing region, to further expansion.

Mar. 2, 2012

Andalusia Leads European Forum of Olive Regions

Andalusian Agriculture Minister, Clara Aguilera, announced a meeting on March 7th in Brussels, of a "European Forum of Olive Regions," an initiative promoted by Andalusia and signed by 13 European production areas.

Feb. 21, 2012

Innovative Study Analyzes Soil Loss in Andalusian Olive Groves

A joint study has analyzed soil loss in some olive groves in Granada planted 250 years ago in sloping areas

Feb. 6, 2012

A Pact to Protect the Andalusian Olive Grove

The Confederation of Employers of Andalusia (CEA), and the Juan Ramón Guillén Foundation signed a collaboration agreement to protect and promote the Andalusian olive groves.

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