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.
Oct. 30, 2019
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and other E.U.-funded projects are presenting the latest research on Xylella fastidiosa at a conference in Corsica this week.
Oct. 9, 2019
A European Commission report predicts a three-percent increase in olive oil production in the E.U. due to reduced pest activity and some countries entering an on-year.
Aug. 29, 2019
Phil Hogan has promised to intervene in order to protect the interests of Spanish olive oil producers if prices do not rebound. Varied production forecasts and trade uncertainties make it unclear whether this will happen.
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.
Jan. 10, 2017
The Spanish olive oil sector will lead a European project that will study the control of greenhouse gasses during climate change through the calculation of the environmental footprints of olive oil tree cultivation and oil production.
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.
Apr. 10, 2014
Details of Italy’s olive oil stocks at the start of the current season could disturb the market, the European Commission has told Olive Oil Times.
Nov. 11, 2013
A plan to promote olive oil and table olives in schools is among matters likely to be discussed at the European Commission’s Advisory Group on Olives and Derived Products.