Dec. 26, 2019
Europe expects olive oil consumption to increase mostly in non-producing countries and exports to grow in both traditional and new markets.
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.
Oct. 23, 2019
The Interprofessional Organization of the Table Olive Sector asked the Spanish government and the European Union to investigate U.S. government subsidies that have recently been provided to American farmers.
Oct. 10, 2019
Protestors called on the Spanish government and European Union to change how the industry is regulated, help producers cope with low prices and protect Spanish olive oil from U.S. tariffs.
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.
Oct. 3, 2019
Along with some Spanish olive oils, certain types of table olives from both France and Spain will also face a 25-percent tariff on U.S. imports. Olive oils from Italy, Portugal and Greece will be unaffected.
Jul. 22, 2019
It is the largest deal the EU has struck in terms of tariff reduction, and also the one that has raised most concerns for repercussions on various business sectors and the environment.
Jul. 22, 2019
The preliminary results of a field trial show that the Beauveria bassiana fungus reduced the number of meadow spittle bugs, which carry Xylella fastidiosa, by 80 percent.
Jul. 17, 2019
The Italian olive oil association warns that olive oil prices could double as a result of the tariffs, which have the potential to cut Italian oil exports to the U.S. by 50 percent.
Jul. 8, 2019
The IOC has told the EU the threshold for safely being able to consume the chemical 3-MCPD, which is found in refined vegetable oils.
Jun. 6, 2019
The tariffs are slowly redefining the global table olive trade as new producers fill the void left by Spain in the U.S. market and Spanish growers look to the east to sell their crop.
Jan. 21, 2019
The controversial technology behind cryptocurrencies is at the core of a new project driven by IBM and other players in Spain's olive oil sector to guarantee the traceability of extra virgin olive oils.
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. 16, 2019
The Skegro Family Winery is paving the way for high-quality extra virgin olive oil production in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Jan. 15, 2019
Several different groups ranging from politicians to non-governmental organizations and news outlets have documented the alleged plunder of Syrian olive oil.
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.
Sep. 17, 2018
Many European agricultural products will enjoy reduced taxes or an entirely tax-free status when exported to Japan, opening the way for EU farmers and exporters to penetrate a market of 127 million people.
Mar. 27, 2018
Actors in the olive oil sector and consumers have been asked for their feedback on proposed amendments to EU rules on the labeling of olive oil.
Dec. 14, 2017
As Europe helps farmers adopt sustainable agricultural practices in olive groves, the legality of proposed U.S. tariffs on Spanish table olives is contested.