Feb. 12, 2020
With 171,000 tons of olive oil removed from the market with no significant effect on olive oil prices, the European Commission said it expects results in due course.
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.
Nov. 19, 2019
More than half of the budget (€118 million) will go towards campaigns pursuing markets outside the EU with high-growth potentials, such as Canada, China, Japan, Korea, Mexico and the United States.
Jan. 17, 2019
European Union olive oil producers fared poorly this year. Spain, the notable exception, is well poised to make up the difference in the export market.
Jan. 8, 2019
By 2030, the European Commission estimates that production and exports will rise from the major olive oil-producing EU countries, but consumption will sink as prices rise and lifestyles change.
Jul. 13, 2018
"All possible options" are on the table as the European Commission decides how to react to US tariffs. In Andalusia, members of the provincial government have already set out to lobby Brussels and Madrid for action.
Mar. 22, 2017
New rules on food safety and inspection have been adopted by the European Parliament to tackle fraudulent practices in the food industry.
Oct. 19, 2015
A plan to let more Tunisian olive oil into the EU has come under fire from Copa-Cogeca.
Sep. 28, 2015
A proposed increase in Tunisia's quota will be damaging to the Italian sector, according to a farmers' group.
Oct. 27, 2014
The new legislation, Quality and Transparency of the Supply Chain of Olive Oils, formally adopts new rules for olive oil labeling and packaging.
Oct. 8, 2014
Europe has rejected the U.K.'s food labeling system, which it says unfairly discriminates against healthful foods like olive oil.
Aug. 19, 2014
As olive oil becomes more affordable within Indian population, rice bran oil, a popular staple, faces increasing competition.
Aug. 11, 2014
Increasing consumer and market confidence in olive oil quality is one of the desired impacts of a proposed fund.
Aug. 4, 2014
Lack of a deal on the future of the IOC means the treaty governing it is likely to be prolonged a year beyond its December expiration.