Apr. 29, 2021
A report by the European Food Safety Agency shows contaminant levels on olives among the lowest of all foods available to consumers.
Mar. 26, 2021
Olive farmers will be among the benefactors of European programs targeted at stimulating the consumption of organic products and financing the transition to organic farms.
Mar. 17, 2021
Almost 300 scientists and health professionals praised the scientific basis of Nutri-Score and criticized the alternative proposals.
Mar. 9, 2021
Scientists are building a digital model of the Earth that will act as an information system for better decision-making on development and environmental issues within the European Union.
Mar. 8, 2021
The report argues that a renewed focus on the Mediterranean diet could help the region mitigate the impacts of climate change, promote sustainable agriculture and increase food security.
Mar. 5, 2021
The decision came after a phone call between the U.S. president and European commissioner and will give the two sides time to negotiate a new trade deal.
Nov. 23, 2020
Germany’s decision to introduce Nutri-Score as its official front-of-pack label has been met with criticism.
Oct. 15, 2020
The widely-expected move could pave the way to a de-escalation of trade tensions between the E.U. and U.S.
Oct. 6, 2020
The E.U. also expects record-high imports in the 2019/20 crop year.
Sep. 28, 2020
Italy, the Czech Republic, Greece, Latvia, Hungary, Cyprus and Romania asked the E.U. to take a new approach to the subject of front-of-pack labeling.
Sep. 25, 2020
Researchers across Europe demonstrated that consuming foods with a higher nutrient profiling score was associated with an increased mortality.
Aug. 31, 2020
In an uncommon occasion in European politics, Phil Hogan has left his post as agriculture commissioner over the Golfgate scandal.
Aug. 25, 2020
In return for removing $111 million tariffs on lobster imports, the United States will eliminate $160 million in tariffs on a range of goods. Observers see this as the first step in de-escalating trade tensions that led to the imposition of a 25 percent tariff on some Spanish olive oils.
Apr. 21, 2020
Olive oil consumption has crept up as a result of the pandemic and prices of extra virgin, virgin and lampante olive oils have started to stabilize. However, both exports and imports are expected to fall.
Apr. 17, 2020
The new free trade agreement signed by the European Union and Vietnam will eliminate tariffs on olive oil imports, creating new opportunities for Spanish, Italian and Greek producers to tap into a growing market.
Feb. 14, 2020
Virgin olive oil promoted as extra virgin is a common infringement in the E.U., a new study found.
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.