May. 16, 2022
The increase in thefts, which mainly involve criminal organizations stealing harvested olives from the field or the mills, was largely attributed to rising prices.
May. 4, 2022
Despite the war in Ukraine, olive oil prices are expected to remain steady. E.U.production and consumption will rise. Exports will fall.
Apr. 11, 2022
Olive oil prices are also rising in both countries but producers are not always seeing the benefit.
Apr. 6, 2022
Some industry officials believe the country’s surplus of olive oil will alleviate the rising prices of sunflower oil.
Apr. 5, 2022
Officials warned that the latest setback for the sector may cause irreversible damage and lead to permanent market share loss in some key destinations.
Oct. 20, 2021
The latest short-term projections show limited growth in exports and steady production. While olive oil prices rose last year, so did production costs.
Sep. 29, 2021
Producers on Croatia’s northwestern peninsula expect a decrease of up to 80 percent compared with last year’s yield.
Sep. 1, 2021
The government said it implemented the ban to prevent price speculation and protect small producers. However, many producers largely opposed the prohibition.
Aug. 24, 2021
While the damage to olive groves has yet to be fully assessed, some experts believe the fires will impact the 2021 harvest and prices.
Aug. 6, 2021
The European Commission expects olive oil exports to hit a record high in 2021. Growing demand, decreasing imports and a steady supply suggest prices will rise too.
Aug. 2, 2021
A report from the Institute of Services for the Agricultural and Food Market addressed Italy’s growing olive oil trade deficit, with production stagnant over the past half-decade while imports and consumption climb.
Oct. 27, 2020
Consumption is projected to reach 3.14 million tons while production slips in the 2020 campaign, finally reversing the downward price trends.
Oct. 27, 2020
Early seasonal prices have reached €3.80 per kilo while the lack of foreign workers has prevented some harvesting activities in Greece.
Oct. 15, 2020
A survey showed that 80 percent of Italians habitually buy extra virgin olive oil. Strong domestic consumption paired with poor harvests in Europe could lead to a rebound in prices.
Sep. 21, 2020
Lower yield predictions in Spain and Italy open new hopes for Greek olive growers as harvesting begins.
Sep. 16, 2020
An Olive Oil Times survey reveals a season of growing uncertainties and challenges for olive oil producers.
Aug. 27, 2020
The Agency for Payments in Agriculture has awarded its €8 million tender. Skeptical farmers are questioning the criteria used to make the decision and have said the final amount of €2.28 is too low.