Diputación de Jaén

Jun. 6, 2019

Thousands Protest Olive Oil Prices in Jaén

Dozens of riot police were deployed to prevent protestors from entering the municipal government building. Farmers are angry that olive oil prices continue to decrease.

Dec. 11, 2018

Spain's Olive Oil Ambition: To Be the World's Best

The world’s top producer wants to be the best, not just the biggest. They’re on track.

Nov. 29, 2018

This Mill Makes 200 Tons of Olive Oil. In a Day.

Behind the scenes at Almazara Nuestra Señora del Pilar, the world's largest olive mill.

Oct. 16, 2018

Study in Spain Confirms Olive Tree as Strategic Crop to Recover Biodiversity

Olive groves have lost a lot of their biodiversity, but according to new findings of a study in Andalusia, there still are opportunities for recovery.

Dec. 13, 2016

Spanish Olive Oil Exports Soar During Weak Harvest

Spain's exports have increased by fifty-three percent over last year, capitalizing on high prices and its position as the market leader.

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.

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. 20, 2015

Jaén Selects its Best for 2015

Jaén has selected the year's best from the region, the world capital of olive oil production.

Aug. 26, 2014

Conference in Spain’s Olive Oil Capital Celebrates Heath and Heritage

A conference in the Spanish province of Jaén will celebrate the health benefits of Liquid Gold.

Feb. 6, 2014

Olive Oil Futures Market Notches Second Profitable Year

The decade-old Olive Oil Futures Market continued a good run largely thanks to increased price volatility.

Jun. 19, 2013

In Jaén, 'Conquering Palates' to Get a Fair Price for Olive Oil

How important is olive oil to people in Jaén? Just ask the Spanish province's council president, Francisco Reyes Martínez.

Aug. 10, 2012

Olive Oil 'Workshops' for Disadvantaged Children in Spain

Workshops organized by the ‘La Caixa’ Foundation were held throughout June and July to introduce the world of olive oil to disadvantaged children.

Mar. 14, 2012

An Olive Oil and Culture Workshop in Jaén

After celebrating the internet iniciative TwittsandAOVE (which got together Twitter and EVOO lovers), CM Europa company professionals have organized on March 27th a talk show in Martos (Jaén).