Hojiblanca

Jun. 20, 2014

Europe’s Olive Oil Advisory Group Debates Changes

The future of the IOC and progress in transatlantic trade talks were debated at a meeting of the European Commission’s olive oil advisory group.

Apr. 11, 2014

UK-Based Fund Set to Take Control of Deoleo

The board of the debt-saddled olive oil giant Deoleo has approved a take over the Madrid-based company by a private equity firm.

Oct. 1, 2013

Hojiblanca Group Renamed Dcoop

Spain’s giant Hojiblanca Cooperative Group -- the world’s biggest producer of extra virgin olive oil -- was renamed after a merger.

Apr. 6, 2013

Hojiblanca Develops Olive Oil with Rosemary Extract Said to be Better for Frying

Antioxidant titans rosemary extract and virgin olive oil together reduce harmful acrylamides, Spanish researchers say.

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.

Nov. 3, 2011

'No Financial Difficulties' For Spanish Olive Oil Giant Hojiblanca, CEO Says

Hojiblanca plans to double its turnover to €1 billion in five years. Antonio Luque, former farmer and now Hojiblanca’s managing director, vowed to “keep on growing.”

Oct. 16, 2011

Olive Oil Giant Hojiblanca Expands into Livestock

Hojiblanca President, José Moreno, said the integration was "another step towards the consolidation of a major multisectorial agri-food cooperative which could take advantage of synergies."

Jan. 6, 2011

Spain Olive Oil Giant Hojiblanca Gets 3,000 Ton Order from China Co.

The deal marks a major breakthrough for the world's largest olive oil company, which seemed to be failing so far to capitalize on the huge emerging market.