Grupo SOS

Dec. 3, 2013

Deoleo Muscles Mills for 'Never Seen' Terms as it Moves to Hybrid Oils

A long-awaited strategic review lifted the veil on olive oil giant Deoleo and where the profits lie in the global market.

May. 6, 2013

Deoleo Calls for New Names for Olive Oil Grades

Spanish food giant Deoleo wants radical changes to the quality criteria and allowed category names and marketing claims for olive oil.

Apr. 29, 2013

Deoleo Reports Tough Time for Global Olive Oil Sales

Deoleo, the world’s biggest olive oil company, says American consumers helped offset a fall in sales in mature markets.


Mar. 31, 2013

Deoleo and Hojiblanca Cleared to Form Global Olive Oil Giant

Deoleo, which already controls three of the world’s top four olive oil labels, will be allowed to acquire the huge Hojiblanca cooperative.

Jan. 10, 2013

Spain’s Competition Watchdog Says Deoleo-Hojiblanca Deal Could Harm Competition

Spain’s competition commission sees potential problems with a proposed deal joining the two olive oil giants.

Jun. 10, 2012

Olive Oil Producers in Spain Project Drop-Off

Jaén’s olive oil producers say their next harvest will be just half of this year’s record output.


Feb. 28, 2011

Deodorized Olive Oil Back in the Spotlight

Florence prosecutors have seized paperwork and samples as part of an investigation into the possible falsification of olive oil transport documents by large packagers including Grupo SOS.

Feb. 23, 2011

European Commission Rejects Private Storage of Olive Oil

The European Commission says the bargaining clout of large-scale distributors is at the root of Spain's olive oil price plunge — not a market disturbance.

Jan. 12, 2011

Spanish Olive Oil Giant Grupo SOS Announces New Financial Strategy

With a successful refinancing and an injection of around 600 million euros, the company has announced a strategic plan to distribute dividends to investors within the next two and a half years.

Aug. 2, 2010

Grupo SOS Signs Distribution Deal in Japan for Bertolli Olive Oil

Grupo SOS is optimistic about its already strong olive oil business in Japan and the company has forecast a 5 percent market share increase in the next decade.