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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.

Sep. 17, 2012

Looking to Sell Olive Oil in Japan? Use Small Bottles

Sell your oil in small bottles and stress the health benefits. Those are among tips from Spain’s Institute of Foreign Trade (ICEX) for companies seeking a slice of the world’s third biggest economy.

Sep. 16, 2012

As Russia Joins WTO, Better Prospects for European Olive Oil

With Russia joining the World Trade Organization, circumstances will be more favorable for European Union olive oil exporters.

Sep. 12, 2012

Council Establishes Olive Oil Price 'Observatory'

Improved tracking of olive oil prices and the provision of market forecasts and analysis are among the goals for a new 'business intelligence observatory' being set up by the International Olive Council.

Sep. 11, 2012

Indian Olive Oil Market Forecast Released

A new report titled “Indian Olive Oil Market Forecast to 2017” provides information and insights for olive oil producers and exporters.

Sep. 5, 2012

Indian Government Gets Into the Olive Oil Business

An Indian government-owned edible oil brand plans to import olive oil from Italy and Spain for wide distribution at affordable prices in the Indian rural and urban markets.

Sep. 2, 2012

An Olive Oil 'Battleground'

It’s no surprise that a California bank would jump in the ring over the proposed olive oil marketing order. What’s unsettling is how fast its press release got spun into headline news.

Aug. 27, 2012

Report Forecasts Olive Oil Prospects for Spain, Italy, Greece

A report projects the largest producers will have their ups and downs towards 2020. Only Spain is expected to experience a rise in production

Aug. 13, 2012

India’s Olive Oil Imports Up By Half

India’s olive oil imports increased by 49 percent in 2011, with the lowest edible grade accounting for most of the growth.

Jun. 7, 2012

Producer Prices Lowest Since 2009

The latest round of subsidized olive oil storage has failed to rally prices, which the International Olive Council says remain at their lowest levels since 2009.

May. 31, 2012

Olive Council: Rising Consumption Will Spur Price Recovery

The olive oil price crisis should ease with rising consumption in developing countries, the International Olive Council said today amid a world media spotlight on the issue.

May. 14, 2012

Adulteration Risk as Olive Oil Gains Ground in China

A new report on the huge potential to sell more olive oil to China also comes with a warning - opportunists there are already cashing in by selling adulterated oil.

May. 11, 2012

Council Calls Canada, Australia Olive Oil Import Trends 'Worrying'

A decline in olive oil imports into Canada and Australia is “worrying,” the International Olive Council declares in its April newsletter.

Apr. 10, 2012

Brazil Olive Oil Imports Boom, Prices Slump

Record olive oil production in Spain and booming imports into Brazil led the March market newsletter from the International Olive Council.

Mar. 2, 2012

Chile Looks for Stronger Ties with Andalusia

The South American country's burgeoning olive oil industry aims to form an alliance with Jaén and Andalusia, Spain's core olive producing region, to further expansion.

Feb. 27, 2012

Argentina's Olive Oil Production Expected to Double By 2020

Argentina's olive oil industry is expected to double by 2020 firmly establishing it among the top producers in the world.