Cruets in Foodservice

Sep. 10, 2018

Restaurants in Greece Slow to Adopt New Rules for Olive Oil Service

Six months after the new rule banning refillable bottles, the restaurants who apply it are still an exception.

Nov. 8, 2017

Greek Event on Hospitality and New 'Cruet Ban'

The benefits of standardized olive oil in the food service industry will be highlighted during a November 15 event in Athens.

Sep. 20, 2016

Ongoing Battle Over Refillable Bottles in Spain

Efforts continue to ensure that restaurants, hotels and caterers are in compliance with the Spanish Royal Decree that prohibits refilling olive oil bottles. This summer a council in Jaen and a farmers association have taken new measures.

Jun. 22, 2016

Some View EU Olive Oil Decree as 'Last Straw' in Brexit Vote

When British citizens cast their historic vote tomorrow to stay in Europe or leave the Union, many will be thinking about overreaching mandates like the ban on cruets in restaurants.

Oct. 2, 2014

Italy Nears Cruet Ban of its Own

Following a similar move in Spain, Italy is on its way to banning oil cruets in restaurants.

Oct. 24, 2013

Mouse in Olive Oil Cruet Spurs New Push For Ban

The discovery of a live mouse in an olive oil cruet in a Paris eatery has prompted new calls for the refillable containers to be banned from bar and restaurant tabletops.