Jun. 19, 2020
Greek trade representatives question the motives behind a "standard of identity" proposed by Spain's Deoleo and an American importers group.
May. 27, 2020
The North American Olive Oil Association seeks to establish an olive oil standard of identity, which the association said will help prevent fraud and increase consumer confidence in olive oil.
Feb. 26, 2020
Sweden tested 21 brands that it suspected could be mislabeled and found most of them were. Producers and regulators are arguing over the survey's methods.
Sep. 30, 2019
The Olive Oil Commission of California announced new rules that will apply to large producers, including adding best by dates to all olive oil labels and tightening the rules regarding how olive oil provenance is labeled.
Aug. 19, 2019
Researchers found bag-in-box containers retained extra virgin quality standards longer than tin-plated steel containers.
Dec. 19, 2016
The North American Olive Oil Association (NAOOA) filed a lawsuit against California-based distributor Veronica Foods for what it called "false, misleading and scientifically unsubstantiated statements."
Jan. 27, 2016
An announcement is expected on the formation of a trade group made up of New World olive oil producing countries, an organization that would rival the Madrid-based International Olive Council.
Oct. 15, 2015
The Olive Oil Commission of California is reaching out about its role and the new regulations affecting the state's producers.
May. 28, 2015
A trade group released two reports raising questions about new California standards, which it says were hastily developed to avoid legal challenges.
Feb. 10, 2015
The International Olive Council produced three papers in preparation for the 24th session of the Codex Committee on Fats and Oils.
Oct. 15, 2013
Supporters say a proposed quality seal will help protect Spanish olive oil from “smear campaigns" by new producer countries.
Sep. 25, 2013
It might not have been the offensive many were expecting over the past few weeks, though it was carefully targeted.
Sep. 12, 2013
Olive oil producers, importers and marketers around the world are sifting document to try to gauge how it might affect their interests.
Sep. 10, 2013
The Senate approved a measure to establish a state commission to strengthen the competitiveness of California’s olive oil industry.
May. 7, 2013
Olive oil is getting more attention in the scientific community of oil chemists who met in Montreal last week for their annual meeting.
Mar. 22, 2013
New World producers have again failed in a bid to raise the limit for campesterol in olive oil, which they say acts as a trade barrier.