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. 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.
May. 3, 2021
Industry professionals believe that the reopening of the food businesses could put the stagnant market back in motion.
Apr. 22, 2021
In a season where 220,000 tons were produced, Turkey has stopped bulk olive oil exports until the end of next October.
Jun. 25, 2020
Exports are down and storage facilities are full in Puglia while farmers and local politicians call for urgent support.
Jun. 24, 2020
Olive oil producers and researchers are working to bring biorefineries to rural producers in Andalusia. The goal is to supplement revenues while making mills more sustainable.
Jun. 19, 2020
The 23 percent drop comes as good news for producers, many of whom have spent the past year suffering from low olive oil prices, which are partially attributed to the high stocks.
Jun. 11, 2020
The Spanish government has put forward a package of 10 measures to help shore up the country's struggling olive oil industry.
Jun. 5, 2020
An association of Spanish farmers said violations by large companies explain what is continuing to drive olive oil prices lower and called for whistleblower protections.
Jun. 5, 2020
A heatwave during the critical flowering stage was enough to raise concerns among growers for their expected yields.
May. 27, 2020
Distress on the international market, the Covid-19 aftermath and U.S. tariffs on imports stir the world's largest olive oil producer.
May. 7, 2020
Spanish farmers and growers have had to contend with sales prices well below the production costs for two seasons in a row. COAG is now demanding an official investigation on prices that have shrunk 37 percent since March 2018