Mar. 31, 2020
More than 60 percent of respondents said they would never give up extra virgin olive oil, citing its taste, health benefits and cultural importance.
Dec. 26, 2019
Europe expects olive oil consumption to increase mostly in non-producing countries and exports to grow in both traditional and new markets.
Aug. 9, 2019
The trade deal will eliminate tariffs on both Mercosur and E.U. exports and creates the world's largest bloc of olive oil consumers and producers.
Jul. 15, 2019
Olive oil consumption in Spain rose by more than three percent, the biggest increase since 2011. Falling prices and better education about extra virgin olive oil's health benefits are attributed to the increase.
Apr. 2, 2019
Spain is well-positioned to capitalize on the growing market for olive oil in India. High tariffs on imported olive oils, however, present a major hurdle for Spanish producers.
Mar. 12, 2018
The established position of conventional extra virgin olive oil in Spain leaves little room for its organic version.
Mar. 9, 2016
In the latest report by the International Olive Council, recent poor harvests in Italy and Spain, have led to a drop in olive oil consumption.
Mar. 2, 2016
Global olive oil usage has increased by 73 percent over the last 25 years according to an analysis by the Italian farmer's group Coldiretti.
Feb. 16, 2016
Studies show some promising results for a protective effect against coronary artery disease with exclusive olive oil consumption.
Dec. 9, 2013
The Australian Olive Association has launched a "buy Aussie" campaign, which one group calls misleading.
Dec. 4, 2013
Spain’s olive oil production, domestic consumption and exports are all up - but stocks are at a four-year low - for October, the first month of the 2013/14 olive oil season.
Oct. 28, 2013
Spain’s olive oil bottlers are at their lowest stock levels in about four years, according to the latest figures from the Spanish Olive Oil Agency (AAO).
Oct. 8, 2013
Global olive oil production should bounce back to about 3 million tons this season - up a fifth on 2012/13, according to a provisional forecast from the International Olive Council (IOC).
Sep. 12, 2013
As many are switching to cheaper vegetable oils due to the economy, Greek olive oil industry experts say it's different here.