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Mar. 29, 2014

California Producers Approve State Olive Oil Commission

California producers voted into existence a new Olive Oil Commission of California with an eye toward enhancing the competitiveness of the state’s olive oil industry.

Mar. 20, 2014

Greek Olive Oil Producers Struggle in China

Greek olive oil producers and distributors are finding that their products have not been an easy sell in China.

Mar. 20, 2014

U.S. Seeks to Erase Tariffs on Olive Oil

Among the goals listed in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership is the elimination of tariffs on agricultural products.

Jan. 24, 2014

Importers and California Producers Begin a Dialogue in Davis

In an unlikely meeting, California olive oil producers met with major olive oil importers at U.C. Davis to find common ground.

Jan. 13, 2014

Chile Bets On Russia As Emerging Olive Oil Market

Chile held its first exhibition in Moscow, Russia, where importers, distributors and journalists sampled oils from seven Chilean producers.

Jan. 12, 2014

Brazilian Olive Oil Imports Continue Boom

Brazilian imports of olive oil show no signs of slowing and, though still in its infancy, domestic production is also on the rise.

Dec. 20, 2013

Early Harvest Release Brings Fresh Oils to New York

New York’s first “early harvest release,” welcomed olive oil producers, chefs, and writers to taste new oils from Europe.

Dec. 10, 2013

Olive Oil Imports Down in North America and China

Imports of olive oil and olive pomace oil fell six percent in North America this year, according to the International Olive Council.

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.

Nov. 19, 2013

Uruguayan Producers Say Exports Will Triple Last Year's

Increased local consumption, exports and market mobilization continue to demonstrate Uruguay's potential as a small but vital player on the world olive oil stage.

Nov. 11, 2013

World Olive Oil Production Predicted to Top 3.2 Million Tons

Global olive oil production is likely to reach at least 3.2 million tons in 2013/14, according to a new, higher estimate.

Oct. 30, 2013

Argentina’s Olive Oil Industry In Crisis

Argentina's olive oil industry is struggling to compete on the world stage and lacks the internal market to absorb the resulting surplus.

Oct. 15, 2013

Safe Journey For a Few Bottles of Olive Oil

Global logistics provider UPS unveiled in Italy a shipping container made especially for sending olive oil bottles internationally.

Oct. 8, 2013

World Olive Oil Consumption Slips, Production Rebounds

Global olive oil production should bounce back to about 3 million tons this season - up a fifth on 2012/13, according to a provisional forecast from the International Olive Council (IOC).

Oct. 1, 2013

Finding Success Exporting Greek Olive Oil

Oliver Frick focuses on Germany. "I believe there is a nice connection, and Germans continue to appreciate Greek extra-virgin olive oil.”

Jul. 18, 2013

Greek Olive Oil Gets Traction, But Will it Last?

Greek olive oil exports have posted strong gains in foreign markets thanks to Spain’s reduced crop. But will the good times roll?

Jun. 26, 2013

Olive Oil Industry Megatrends

Simon Field looks at some global trends to consider when planning to sustain and grow olive oil enterprises.

Jun. 7, 2013

U.S. Continues to Dominate World Olive Oil Imports

The United States took in 40 percent of global olive oil imports in the first six months of this season, according to recent IOC figures.

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