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Sep. 10, 2019

Deoleo Campaign Features a Taste Test by Indian Grandmothers

While the women were quick to comment on the lack of salt and use of spices, none noticed olive oil had replaced fats traditionally used in Indian cuisines.

Jun. 10, 2019

200,000 Olive Farms in Spain Could Vanish in Next Decade, Report Finds

According to a new study, more than 320,000 acres of traditional olive groves are abandoned and 1.2 million acres more could be also lost, equal to one-fifth of the total land area of all Spanish olive groves.

Nov. 10, 2018

Court Rejects Relevance of Davis Study in Dismissing Case Against Deoleo

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia accepted Deoleo’s motion to dismiss a class-action lawsuit citing what it called its "meager factual content."

Aug. 29, 2018

Deoleo Steadfast on Strategy as Profits Fall Further

A "price war" in North America, consumer mistrust in Italy and a weakening dollar have cut into Deoleo's bottom line.

Jul. 19, 2018

Deoleo Fights Back Against 'Fake News'

The world's largest olive oil company has gone on the offensive against click-bait headlines.

Jul. 11, 2018

CEO of Largest Olive Oil Company Calls the Industry's Business Model 'Broken'

Pierluigi Tosato spoke today to a group representing major importers and said the industry was going about it all wrong.

Nov. 16, 2015

Deoleo Recalls Bertolli and Carapeilli Olive Oils it Says May Have 'Prematurely Spoiled'

Deoleo USA issued a recall of some of its Bertolli and Carapelli products distributed in the U.S. from January through May, 2015.

Nov. 13, 2015

World's Largest Olive Oil Producer Responds to Fraud Allegations

Deoleo said it “strictly respects all the laws and regulations relating to food security in all the countries in which it operates."

Sep. 30, 2015

Deoleo Partners with Ecuadorian Firm to Bottle and Distribute Carbonell Lines

Spanish olive oil giant and makers of Carbonell, Deoleo, spoke with Olive Oil Times about expanding its presence in Latin America as part of an agreement with La Fabril, a leading Ecuadorian company.

Mar. 2, 2015

Class Action Against Filippo Berio and Bertolli Importer Moves Forward

A judges found a "reasonable consumer could be deceived" into thinking the defendant's oil was from Italian olives, when it in fact was not.

Jan. 12, 2015

Filippo Berio and Bertolli Distributors Face Class Action over Olive Oil Quality

Two class action suits were filed in California against the importers of the most popular brands of Italian olive oils.

Oct. 6, 2014

Deoleo and FINUT Agree to Further Olive Oil Research

The world leader in bottled olive oil has reached an agreement with the Iberoamerican Nutrition Foundation (FINUT) to support innovation.

Sep. 4, 2014

Deoleo Requests Extension for $83M Tax Bill

Spanish olive oil giant Deoleo, maker of Bertoli and Carbonell, has asked for a deferment €63.3 million ($83 million) tax bill.

Mar. 31, 2013

Deoleo and Hojiblanca Cleared to Form Global Olive Oil Giant

Deoleo, which already controls three of the world’s top four olive oil labels, will be allowed to acquire the huge Hojiblanca cooperative.

Jan. 10, 2013

Spain’s Competition Watchdog Says Deoleo-Hojiblanca Deal Could Harm Competition

Spain’s competition commission sees potential problems with a proposed deal joining the two olive oil giants.

Oct. 18, 2012

Former Rivals Create 'Global Olive Oil Giant'

Hojiblanca - the world’s biggest virgin olive oil producer will buy a stake in Deoleo , the global olive oil market leader.

Oct. 8, 2012

With Rising Olive Oil Prices, Concerns of Falling Consumption

The retail prices of popular Spanish olive oil brands Carbonell and Koipe have shot up this month by as much as one euro ($1.30).

Mar. 5, 2012

Back in Black, Deoleo Plans Expansion

Spanish food giant Deoleo - owner of olive oil brands Carbonell, Bertolli, Carapelli, Koipe and Sasso - is back in the black and planning to double its size via growth in emerging markets and new products in old ones.

Nov. 3, 2011

'No Financial Difficulties' For Spanish Olive Oil Giant Hojiblanca, CEO Says

Hojiblanca plans to double its turnover to €1 billion in five years. Antonio Luque, former farmer and now Hojiblanca’s managing director, vowed to “keep on growing.”

Jun. 27, 2011

Spanish Food Giant Grupo SOS Changes Name to Deoleo

Spanish food group SOS, the world’s leader in olive oil sales, this month unveiled its corporate image under the new business name of Deoleo.

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