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Jan. 26, 2020

Australia Hails Sino-American Trade Deal, but Danger Lurks for Farmers

The new accord favors global economic growth in general but could lead to a reduction of the Australian share in the Chinese market.

Jul. 16, 2018

Can China Become a Major Olive Oil Producer?

China's growing demand is helping move forward domestic production.

Apr. 9, 2018

Olive Oil Products Fraud Uncovered in China

Growing demand has also spurred illegal operations stretching from Beijing to Guangzhou, churning out mislabeled, inferior and counterfeit olive oil.

Feb. 15, 2018

China Wants More Olive Oil and Italy Is the One Providing It, for Now

The Chinese appetite for olive oil has led to an increase in exports from Italy, but competition from Tunisia and the domestic market could see this trend reverse.

Jul. 11, 2017

China Arrests Five for Forging Expiration Dates on Olive Oil

Chinese authorities have arrested five suspects following an investigation into an alleged plot to sell olive oil with fraudulent expiration date labels.

May. 15, 2017

The Man Behind China's Unlikely Gold at NYIOOC

An agronomic engineer from Argentina convinces a Chinese company to improve product quality and strikes gold at the world's most prestigious olive oil competition.

Sep. 9, 2014

U.S. Olive Oil Imports Bounce Back, Not So Much in China, Brazil

U.S. olive oil imports bounced back strongly, but the news is not as good in the other key markets of China and Brazil.

Sep. 9, 2014

Chinese Search Giant Unveils Chopsticks to Detect Olive Oil Quality

Baidu says its chopsticks can detect adulteration in olive oil and other foods.

Apr. 14, 2014

New Data Shows Continuing Decline in World Olive Oil Imports

A worrying fall in world trade in olive oil and olive pomace oil continues, the latest market figures shows.

Mar. 20, 2014

Greek Olive Oil Producers Struggle in China

Greek olive oil producers and distributors are finding that their products have not been an easy sell in China.

Dec. 10, 2013

Olive Oil Imports Down in North America and China

Imports of olive oil and olive pomace oil fell six percent in North America this year, according to the International Olive Council.

Oct. 8, 2013

Spanish Olive Oil Exploring Other Worlds

Its world-wide renown is on the increase and, in recent years, in emerging markets such as China and Brazil it has become far stronger.

Aug. 6, 2013

Greek Olive Oil Producers Turn to China

Greek olive oil producers are looking to China to seize new business opportunities in the midst of a crisis.

Jan. 3, 2011

Tunisia Eyes China for Share of Emerging Olive Oil Market

Most believe the key to the future success of the Tunisian oil industry will be to mind its reputation and focus on the quality of the olive oils it produces.

Dec. 8, 2010

Chef Calls Olive Oil "Perfect" for Chinese Cuisine

The executive chef of the Great Wall Hotel in Beijing, said that olive oil is perfect for cooking Chinese food, "especially for stewing, braising, and earthen pot cooking."

Oct. 12, 2010

Spanish Olive Oil Continues Push into China

A recent study found that 82% of olive oil sold in China is labeled extra virgin, with Spain providing nearly half of the olive oil consumed in the huge emerging market.

Aug. 4, 2010

Cooking with Olive Oil in China

The rise in the use of cooking oils has been provoked by the economic growth of the past two decades which has made oil, once scarce and prohibitively expensive, common and affordable.

Jun. 27, 2010

Chinese Consumers Confused by Olive Oil Choices

High prices and the lack of solid information are leaving consumers in China bewildered about the quality, value and health benefits of the olive oils being marketed to them.

May. 17, 2010

China Exhibition Focuses on Olive Oil

Liz Tagami reports from the 6th Annual Oil China Exhibition in Shanghai.

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