Feb. 7, 2024
Gonzalo Guillén believes production capacity is the limiting factor to increase olive oil consumption and Andalusia remains best positioned to expand the market.
Feb. 1, 2024
The government capped the price of olive oil to keep household costs down, but locals question the efficacy of the plan.
Jan. 16, 2024
The International Olive Council director, Jaime Lillo, says the future of olive oil production lies beyond the Mediterranean.
Jan. 15, 2024
Uruguayans turned heads at the 2023 World Olive Oil Competition, setting their sights on export markets and homegrown appreciation.
Nov. 6, 2023
Yields are expected to rebound after last year's historic lows. However, rising prices will hamper exports and consumption.
Sep. 14, 2023
Olive oil production in Syria is expected to fall by 50 percent in the 2023/24 crop year. Authorities have banned exports to prevent price rises.
Sep. 14, 2023
Olive oil prices are soaring due to drought and poor harvests in major producing countries with varying impacts in different regions.
Sep. 7, 2023
Olive oil prices have exceeded €10 per liter at retail and are expected to continue rising. Rain in Andalusia would provide a glimmer of hope for the approaching harvest.
Aug. 14, 2023
The strategy aims to increase annual production of extra virgin olive oil while growing packaged exports and domestic consumption.
Aug. 10, 2023
Olive oil consumption has risen steadily in the world’s third-largest economy over the past 30 years, and Andalusian producers are seeking to grow their market share.
Dec. 30, 2022
Olive oil production is expected to fall to 2.73 million tons in the 2022/23 crop year, largely due to drought and inclement weather in the Mediterranean.
Dec. 14, 2022
Feeling the pinch of inflation, households cut back on their olive oil purchases. However, the end of pandemic-era restrictions saw a rise in demand from hospitality.
Dec. 13, 2022
E.U. officials said increased awareness of olive oil health benefits and reduced consumption of other edible oils would drive the trend.
Dec. 12, 2022
Authorities anticipate olive oil production could reach 17,000 tons in 2022/23. They hope the bumper harvest will result in more exports and stimulate domestic consumption.
Dec. 12, 2022
Despite rising production costs and persistent challenges from imports, Israeli olive oil producers anticipate a bumper harvest and improved market share.
Nov. 28, 2022
Already-high olive oil prices could rise a further 25 percent, which would put the product out of reach of many of the country’s consumers.
Oct. 31, 2022
Multiple organizations have raised dire warnings of significant shortages in the country's domestic retail market. Others anticipate rising prices to reduce demand.
Oct. 27, 2022
Amadeus Tzamouranis is connecting German consumers with olive oil producers in Kalamata.