Jun. 6, 2012
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.
Feb. 21, 2012
A joint study has analyzed soil loss in some olive groves in Granada planted 250 years ago in sloping areas
Jan. 29, 2012
The Andalusian Government, and the Provincial Council of Jaén, opened the Active Museum of Olive Oil and Sustainability today in Mengíbar.
Jan. 22, 2012
It was all about extra virgin olive oil at the international tourism fair, Fitur 2012, that took place in Madrid this week.
Jan. 20, 2012
Andalusia’s Minister of Agriculture and Fishing, Clara Aguilera asks the Environment Minister Miguel Arias Cañete to urge Brussels to activate private storage aid.
Nov. 17, 2011
Drought reduced the potential olive harvest before widespread rain washed much of it to the ground - causing the loss of up to 70 percent of production.
Nov. 6, 2011
With hordes heading to Andalusia looking for work at harvest time many will be turned away this year, while low prices and yield will cause some farmers to let the olives rot.
Oct. 5, 2011
The inquiry started last November after analyses of 24 batches of cheap olive oil on sale in Jaén and Córdoba found the contents of some were inferior to that shown on the label.
Sep. 18, 2011
Spanish prosecutors are seeking nine years jail and fines of 8,760 euros ($12,000) each for three Andalusian businessmen accused of olive oil fraud and deceptive advertising.
Sep. 6, 2011
Sales of packaged organic olive oil from Andalusia grew nearly 30 percent in 2010, almost equaling that of the region's bulk olive oil sales.
Aug. 14, 2011
Industry groups said María Jesús Montero's comments had created confusion and demonstrated a failure to take seriously the possibility olive oil fraud was the culprit behind a highly-publicized investigation.
Jun. 23, 2011
The Andalusian regional government has allocated 40 million euros ($56.6m) to provide short-term loans so its olive oil producers can avoid selling at a loss.