Sep. 8, 2021
The new laws update the previous ones from 1983 and are meant to add value for producers, promote consumption and fight fraud.
Sep. 20, 2016
Efforts continue to ensure that restaurants, hotels and caterers are in compliance with the Spanish Royal Decree that prohibits refilling olive oil bottles. This summer a council in Jaen and a farmers association have taken new measures.
Jun. 22, 2016
When British citizens cast their historic vote tomorrow to stay in Europe or leave the Union, many will be thinking about overreaching mandates like the ban on cruets in restaurants.
Oct. 27, 2014
The new legislation, Quality and Transparency of the Supply Chain of Olive Oils, formally adopts new rules for olive oil labeling and packaging.
Dec. 10, 2013
New rules aimed at making olive oil labels easier to read and understand will apply from late next year in the European Union.
May. 22, 2013
Europe's ban on refillable olive oil bottles has been described as silly, crazy, and likely to increase costs and waste.
May. 16, 2013
Olive oil in restaurants and bars in Europe will have to be in properly-labeled, non-reusable containers from next year.
Feb. 4, 2013
Reusable olive oil cruets would effectively be banned in restaurants and cafes across the Europe from next year, under proposed changes.
Nov. 4, 2010
The initiative, defended by Socialist deputy Alejandro Alonso, looks to eradicate the dangers of “anonymous serving bottles” which he claims, “greatly degrade the image of olive oil."