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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.

May. 7, 2013

Where Olive Oil Demand is Waxing and Waning

The spectacular surge in demand for olive oil in emerging markets will endure largely driven by health interests, a Rabobank report says.

Apr. 25, 2013

Spain Selling Less, Buying More Olive Oil

With its harvest a million tons below last season, Spain imported more and exported less, than in any other month in the last four years.

Apr. 22, 2013

Turkey’s Olive Oil Exports On the Rise

According to a report, Turkey managed to benefit from Spain's reduced olive oil production, doubling exports to 20,000 tons.

Apr. 12, 2013

Imports Up Sharply in Japan and China, Modest Gain in U.S.

Imports are up 31 percent in Japan, 24 percent in China, 15 percent in Canada and just 3 percent in the United States.

Apr. 5, 2013

Peru Must Lift Anti-Subsidy Duties on Italian and Spanish Olive Oil

A Peruvian tribunal has quashed anti-subsidy duties the country had been imposing on imports of Italian and Spanish olive oil.

Mar. 27, 2013

Latest Data on Weak Spanish Harvest

Spain dribbled out less than 49,000 tons of olive oil in February, about a third of its production last year.

Mar. 21, 2013

Italian Olive Oil Producer on FDA 'Red List' is Costco Supplier

The Italian company that produces Costco's Kirkland's Best brand has had 98 containers detained after the FDA issued an import alert.

Mar. 19, 2013

Olive Oil Detained Due to Pesticide Traces

The detection of pesticide traces has stranded 98 shipping containers of Italian olive oil in the ports of New York and Seattle.

Mar. 13, 2013

Encouraging Signs for Greek Olive Oil

The Greek Ministry of Agriculture expects olive oil exports to rise in 2013, with new tools to reach broader markets.

Mar. 11, 2013

World Olive Oil Production Drops by a Quarter, Council Predicts

The forecast for this season's olive oil output has been lowered amid evidence the Spanish harvest will be even lower than expected.

Mar. 7, 2013

Italy and Tunisia Exporting More Olive Oil to Spain

The drastic drop in Spain’s olive oil production this season appears to have been a boon for Italy and Tunisia.

Feb. 7, 2013

Argentina Olive Oil Sector Seeks to Rebuild

After a very rocky year plagued by climate factors, high costs and falling prices, Argentina's olive oil sector approaches 2013 with caution.

Jan. 18, 2013

U.S. Olive Oil Consumption Up 9 Percent in Latest Figures

Olive oil imports increased 38 percent in China, 21 percent in Japan, and 9 percent in both the United States and Brazil.

Jan. 18, 2013

Olive Oil Prices in India Moving Sharply Higher

Olive oil prices in India are set to go up substantially owing to a hefty increase in olive raw material costs in Spain and Italy over the last six months.

Jan. 7, 2013

Libya Hopes to Boost Olive Oil Exports

Libya is aiming to reduce its economic dependence on crude oil, and improve its export success in another kind.