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.
Jun. 18, 2019
Two agricultural advocacy groups have called on olive oil producers, olive growers and the public at large to protest low olive oil prices in the Andalusian capital.
Feb. 5, 2018
Producers want to work with the entire sector to regulate the supply of olive oil on the market in order to minimize price fluctuations.
Dec. 14, 2015
COAG Andalucia raises concerns over Moroccan olive oil imports after the annulment of 2012 EU trade agreement.
Oct. 29, 2015
The world’s top-producing olive region claims other countries’ lack of transparency harms Spanish producers.
Oct. 10, 2013
Growers’ claims that abusive behavior in the olive oil sector is artificially driving down ex-mill prices may be investigated.
Apr. 4, 2011
Representatives from Spain’s Ministry of Rural and Marine Environment (MARM) met in Jaén this week to discuss the many challenges facing the country’s traditional olive oil industry.
Mar. 18, 2011
European Commissioner for Agriculture Dacian Cioloş said he would closely examine Spain's case but reiterated he saw no proof of a "serious market disturbance" requiring bulk storage payments.
Feb. 23, 2011
The European Commission says the bargaining clout of large-scale distributors is at the root of Spain's olive oil price plunge — not a market disturbance.
Oct. 21, 2010
Many Spanish farmers have calculated that collecting the 2010/11 harvest would cost them more than what they would gain from withholding their products from the market.
Sep. 24, 2010
The supermarket chain will be penalized for selling adulterated olive oil under its brand name Auchan, and for "lack of the most fundamental duties of due diligence."