Jun. 19, 2013

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.

Jan. 30, 2013

An Interview with Juan Echanove

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

Jan. 27, 2013

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.


Jan. 16, 2013

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.

Oct. 26, 2012


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

Oct. 25, 2012

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.

Feb. 8, 2012

From Grove to Mill

The long pilgrimage by the olive from the moment it is harvested in the grove to the moment it is transformed into olive oil, progresses through various phases. Ancient civilizations established this journey and the essence of the process is still maintained by modern mills.

Jan. 30, 2012

El Picual

The findings of a study of the Picual variety determined that the organic extra virgin is of more nutritional value than the conventional oil.

Jan. 30, 2012

Medical Congress: Olive Oil, Nutrition and Health

The occasion represented a unique opportunity to hear, from the mouths of the protagonists themselves, the latest advances linking the benefits of olive oil with health and nutrition.

Jan. 26, 2012

Olive Oil Publications Collaborate

Olive Oil Times Publisher Curtis Cord called the cooperation with Mercacei "a great way to expand our coverage of business news with an established partner in Spain."

Jan. 19, 2012

More than Mere Tradition

The documentary series "Un país para comérselo" let a unique opportunity to promote the secrets of olive oil slip by and chose instead to return to the same old clichés as always.

Dec. 27, 2011

The Annual Olive Tree Cycle

Having spent the winter in a deep state of lethargy, it is in the spring, summer and autumn that the olive tree undergoes the most stages -- all of which will depend on how the buds have evolved.