In Jaén, ‘Conquering Palates’ to Get a Fair Price for Olive Oil

How important is olive oil to people in Jaén? Just ask the Spanish province's council president, Francisco Reyes Martínez.

An Interview with Juan Echanove

Committed to the cause, Juan has never faltered in his determination to spread the peculiarities of our raw materials.
Special Report

Olive Oil History: Packaging, Transportation and Sale

The main hub of oil production in ancient Baetica was centered in the Valle Medio del Guadalquivir where potter centres made the large and heavy oil amphorae to transport oil.

Casas de Hualdo: The Most Beautiful Olive Grove in the World

Observed from any of the hills surrounding the mill, Case de Hualdo looks like the illustration of a very lovely picture postcard.
Olive Oil Times Special


The Hojiblanca varietal is capable of adapting to extremes in which other varietals cannot always guarantee their own survival.

An Interview with Maximiliano Arteaga Blanco

His young company has become an international benchmark offering services designed to help olive oil producers achieve the best quality.
Special Report

The Volcanic Olive Oils of Campo de Calatrava

In Spain's Campo de Calatrava region, not even the passage of time, which has gradually disguised most of the signs and symptoms, has succeeded in erasing clues of a troubled history.

Olive Oil Decoy

Have olive oils become a major commercial decoy for the food industry?