Jul. 8, 2021
The previous Common Agricultural Policy did not provide adequate incentives for farmers to reduce emissions, the auditors said.
Jul. 7, 2021
Renewed attention on workers’ rights, support for small farmers and young farmers and easier access to compensation will help Italian olive growers.
Jun. 29, 2021
In an address to the Spanish Senate, the minister of agriculture celebrated the strong year for the olive oil sector and struck an optimistic tone for the future.
Feb. 17, 2021
The money will be used to improve quality, protect the environment and promote traceability in the sector until the Common Agricultural Policy takes effect in 2023.
Nov. 10, 2020
After years of lobbying Brussels, Spanish cooperatives will now be able to voluntarily withdraw surplus olive oil from the market.
Oct. 1, 2020
Portugal’s Ministry of Agriculture has announced Terra Futura, a wide ranging plan to promote sustainability while boosting the country’s agricultural production and exports.
Aug. 12, 2020
Agricultural organizations from across the 27-member trading bloc are lobbying their representatives to restore the sector’s budget. If passed, the latest update of the Common Agricultural Policy will include a 10 percent cut.
Jul. 20, 2020
The decision comes as the three main institutions responsible for legislation in the trading bloc agreed on an extension to the Common Agricultural Policy. Spain’s main agricultural cooperative has welcomed the move.
Jun. 11, 2020
The Spanish government has put forward a package of 10 measures to help shore up the country's struggling olive oil industry.
Oct. 10, 2019
Protestors called on the Spanish government and European Union to change how the industry is regulated, help producers cope with low prices and protect Spanish olive oil from U.S. tariffs.
Oct. 18, 2017
The report outlines the current state of the European Union's olive and olive oil sector and examines challenges and future prospects.
Nov. 11, 2013
A plan to promote olive oil and table olives in schools is among matters likely to be discussed at the European Commission’s Advisory Group on Olives and Derived Products.