Diputación de Jaén

Jul. 20, 2020

Jaén Launches Initiative to Increase Sustainability, Profitability

Through the Seralma Verde project, Jaén's provincial government will advise and support producers seeking to transform olive oil waste products.

Jul. 6, 2020

As Covid Cases Drop in Spain, Plans to Protest Ramp Back Up

Olive growers and oil producers are resuming their public campaigns calling for more support for a sector in turmoil.

May. 27, 2020

Experts Warn of Severe Olive Moth Attack in Jaén

Experts in the fields in the Spanish region have detect a never-seen-before presence of the olive moth.

May. 21, 2020

Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Jaén Granted PGI Status

Olive oil from the Jaén region has been approved by the European Commission for PGI status and added to the official register of 1,470 protected products.

Jan. 31, 2020

Olive Oil Producers and Farmers Across Spain Demand 'Measures of Support'

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.

Jan. 29, 2020

Oro Bailén: Pure Gold in a Sea of Olives

Oro Bailén’s groves in Jaén lie within the world's largest olive oil-producing region, yet the Gálvez family knew from the beginning they wanted to do things differently.

Nov. 26, 2016

Uncertainty Leads to Higher Prices in Spain

Skewed data and a killer disease have cast a sense of anxiety over the Spanish olive oil market. Production has decreased and olive oil prices are likely to spike.

Aug. 26, 2016

Jaén Seeks UNESCO Nod for its 'Sea of Olives'

The provincial government of Jaén has been the leader in pursuing the recognition of the unique Andalusian terrain as a World Heritage Site.

May. 18, 2016

In Montoro, a Focus on Finance, Quality and Tourism

The picturesque town of Montoro celebrated the 18th Olive Fair.

Dec. 14, 2015

Spain’s Express Harvest

A lack of rain and warm weather lead to a short harvest and potentially lower olive oil production levels.

Nov. 16, 2015

Schools in Jaén Celebrate 'Olive Oil Week'

Schools across Jaén were united to celebrate Olive Oil Week, part of the second annual Fiesta del Primer Aceite de la Cosecha, which officially kicks off the harvest season.

Feb. 6, 2015

Madrid Fusión Shines Light on Spanish Olive Oil

Madrid Fusión 2015 conducted three days of creative showcases and culinary demonstrations with liberal use of extra virgin olive oil.

Feb. 5, 2015

Jaén Showcases Spain’s Best at Madrid Fusión

Xanty Elias of Restaurante Acanthúm took first prize in the XII International Award for Cooking With Extra Virgin Olive Oil in Madrid.

Jan. 30, 2011

Plan to Boost Olive Oil from Jaén

Economic leaders in Spain’s Jaén province have announced a set of initiatives that they hope will further strengthen the region’s huge olive oil industry.

Oct. 21, 2010

Spanish Farmers Threaten to Scrap Harvest Unless Government Acts

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. 10, 2010

8th Cooking with EVOO Competition in Alicante

The Diputación de Jaén has distributed to more than 18,000 restaurants in fifty countries information on participating in the 8th International Cooking Award with Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

Jul. 1, 2010

An Olive Oil Cultural Center And Museum in Jaén

The project, known as “Almazara Escaparate”, has an estimated budget of more than 1,300,000 Euros.

Jun. 9, 2010

Spanish Olive Oil Cos. Embark on Marketing Mission

The mission is part of concerted efforts to introduce Spanish olive oils to newly-emerging foreign markets.

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