Jun. 17, 2022
The funding will be used to mitigate the impacts of the global food security crisis, invest in sustainable agriculture and prevent environmental degradation.
May. 9, 2022
European officials will work with the sector to promote extra virgin olive oil culture and health benefits ahead of the potential introduction of Nutr-Score.
Mar. 8, 2022
The recommendation comes from a report outlining ways in which the European Union can increase its commitment to cancer prevention.
Mar. 7, 2022
The European Organic Awards aim to acknowledge high quality in the organic value chain and promote organic food products within the E.U. member states.
Mar. 2, 2022
The European agriculture commissioner responded that both countries must use national strategic plans to address climatic issues.
Feb. 9, 2022
Despite the November 2021 ruling from the World Trade Organization, the United States has yet to drop its anti-subsidy tariffs on Spanish ripe table olive imports.
Nov. 20, 2021
The WTO said anti-subsidy tariffs imposed by the United States on Spanish producers in 2018 were illegal. However, the organization rules anti-dumping tariffs could remain.
Nov. 8, 2021
Among the main tenants of the plan are animal welfare, emissions reduction and front-of-pack nutrition labeling. It will now be up to the European Commission to propose the formal legislation.
Oct. 20, 2021
The latest short-term projections show limited growth in exports and steady production. While olive oil prices rose last year, so did production costs.
Sep. 30, 2021
The European Parliament’s agriculture and environment committees voted to pass the Farm to Fork strategy to a full vote in October.
Aug. 24, 2021
Health campaigners are outraged with the EFSA’s conclusion, accusing the food safety authority of bending to pressure from industry.
Aug. 23, 2021
The limits on the carcinogenic heavy metal will come into force at the end of August.
Aug. 6, 2021
The European Commission expects olive oil exports to hit a record high in 2021. Growing demand, decreasing imports and a steady supply suggest prices will rise too.
Jun. 1, 2020
The strategy aims to promote sustainable food and environmentally-friendly production practices. Critics say more must be done to reduce the production of industrial animal meat products.
May. 26, 2020
Spain has asked the European Commission to afford olive oil producers similar protection to other agriculturalists.
May. 26, 2020
The latest measures by the European Commission will provide olive oil ands table olive producers with access to low-interest loans and change the funding priorities of the sector to help combat economic problems caused by Covid-19.
Apr. 29, 2020
A study from the European Commission found that extra virgin olive oils make up $326 million of the total value of European geographical indicators. PDO and PGI oils from Spain and Italy account for nearly 40 percent of that amount.
Dec. 11, 2019
Under the new scheme, olive farmers can be an important cog in the wheel of Europe’s agricultural sector by providing feedback for improved agricultural and sustainability practices.