Feb. 17, 2020
Using extra virgin olive oil as a loss-leader allows food retailers to draw customers in a challenging economy, but the olive growers and mills are the ones paying the price.
Feb. 12, 2020
With 171,000 tons of olive oil removed from the market with no significant effect on olive oil prices, the European Commission said it expects results in due course.
Feb. 6, 2020
Luis Planas has announced a number of measures aimed at helping producers cope with low prices and increasing production costs. He also met with olive oil producers to discuss self-regulation.
Dec. 30, 2019
The Interprofessional demanded to know how the government would help struggling producers and retaliate against U.S. tariffs.
Oct. 10, 2019
Protestors called on the Spanish government and European Union to change how the industry is regulated, help producers cope with low prices and protect Spanish olive oil from U.S. tariffs.
Aug. 29, 2019
Phil Hogan has promised to intervene in order to protect the interests of Spanish olive oil producers if prices do not rebound. Varied production forecasts and trade uncertainties make it unclear whether this will happen.
Aug. 7, 2019
Ahead of the Jewish holiday season, olive oil prices are likely to increase. Custom duty waivers on imported oil are expected to run out by the start of October.
Nov. 3, 2017
Retail olive oil prices in Spain are expected to rise due to a production decrease of 15.8 percent in Andalucia as a result of the droughts that affected the region this year.
Feb. 21, 2017
"Olive oil is becoming a luxury," said Francesco Mazzei, who runs Sartoria Italian restaurant in London.
Jan. 26, 2017
Poor harvests in Europe and the uncertainty following the Brexit vote have caused olive oil price spikes of up to 20 percent in the UK.
Nov. 21, 2016
Olive oil prices in Britain is expected to rise drastically as the world?s biggest olive oil producers are experiencing a severe decrease in their harvests.