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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.

Dec. 28, 2012

Iran Produced 47,000 Tons of Olive in 2012

Iran produced about 28,000 tons of canned olives this year, while olive oil production stood at 3,200 tons.

Dec. 10, 2012

Turkey Aims to Boost Olive Oil Exports to $3.8b in 10 Years

Olive oil producers and exporters in Turkey have set an ambitious target to increase olive oil exports twentyfold in 10 years.

Dec. 6, 2012

Council Predicts Dip in Olive Oil Consumption

The International Olive Council predicts a 5 percent drop in olive oil consumption, and a nearly 20 percent drop in production, for 2012/13.

Dec. 1, 2012

Production Up, Consumption Down in Greece

Nevermind an increase in local olive oil production, Greek consumers are being forced to find cheaper alternatives.

Dec. 1, 2012

Argentina Declares Olive Oil a ‘National Food’

A new initiative will promote domestic marketing, production and consumption of olive oil in Argentina, where for every four liters of oil produced, just one is consumed at home.

Nov. 19, 2012

Chile's Olisur Continues International Expansion

With a strong presence in the USA, Canada and Japan, Chilean manufacturer Olisur continues to push international expansion.

Nov. 12, 2012

Dalmia Cites India's Growing Demand for Olive Oil

India’s olive oil imports might rise by 45 percent, but it's still an incredibly small amount for one and a quarter billion people.

Nov. 9, 2012

U.S. Olive Oil Imports Continue Steady Climb

Olive oil and olive pomace oil imports into the United States grew 7 percent this year, according to the latest Olive Council figures.

Nov. 7, 2012

Experts Share Key Trends in Olive Oil Retail

Consumer insights in key markets were shared by experts at the Terra Creta olive oil conference in Crete.

Nov. 5, 2012

Greece Backs Olive Oil Exports with €10M

After some encouraging results with other agricultural products, Greece will support exports of olive oil to promising markets.

Oct. 24, 2012

Spanish Producers Fear Imminent U.S. Import Restrictions

Spanish olive oil producers are up in arms over the “unfair” and “absurd” marketing order being considered in the United States Congress.

Oct. 19, 2012

The 'Butterfly Effect' in the Olive Oil Industry

The olive oil industry may be susceptible to small and seemingly irrelevant events which can eventually have chaotic consequences.

Oct. 14, 2012

In Argentina, a Push to Make Olive Oil a 'National Food'

A proposed campaign aims to boost domestic sales, stimulate production and change the perception of olive oil among Argentine consumers.

Oct. 10, 2012

World Olive Oil Output Set to Fall 20 Percent

The International Olive Council says olive oil production in 2012/13 will be about 2.75 million tons, 20 percent off last year’s all-time high.

Sep. 26, 2012

Eurozone in Crisis, Olive Oil Marketers Shift Targets

At a time when purchasing power of Europeans is shrinking. Olive oil producers here will need to do more than just brand-building.