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Apr. 11, 2014

UK-Based Fund Set to Take Control of Deoleo

The board of the debt-saddled olive oil giant Deoleo has approved a take over the Madrid-based company by a private equity firm.

Mar. 25, 2014

New Heart-Health Push from Carbonell

Deoleo has a new health pitch in Spain with a spot for its Carbonell brand olive oil that highlights cholesterol control.

Feb. 3, 2014

World's Largest Olive Oil Company Reports Drop in Sales

Sales by the world's largest olive oil producer fell to €809 million last year - down from nearly €829 million in 2012.


Apr. 29, 2013

Deoleo Reports Tough Time for Global Olive Oil Sales

Deoleo, the world’s biggest olive oil company, says American consumers helped offset a fall in sales in mature markets.

Apr. 6, 2013

Hojiblanca Develops Olive Oil with Rosemary Extract Said to be Better for Frying

Antioxidant titans rosemary extract and virgin olive oil together reduce harmful acrylamides, Spanish researchers say.

Apr. 5, 2013

Peru Must Lift Anti-Subsidy Duties on Italian and Spanish Olive Oil

A Peruvian tribunal has quashed anti-subsidy duties the country had been imposing on imports of Italian and Spanish olive oil.

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

Deoleo and Hojiblanca, 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.