Dec. 5, 2022
The lack of rainfall and scarce water resources mean trees may not receive enough water this winter to produce fruit and oil in 2023.
Nov. 17, 2022
Luis Planas said that there should be enough olive oil to meet domestic and international demand but warned the whole sector needs to work together.
Nov. 14, 2022
The lack of chill hours has resulted in longer flowering periods, more oil accumulation and distinct oil chemistry in olives grown in the subtropical climate of Tenerife.
Oct. 24, 2022
The board will coordinate efforts between the public and private sectors and make proposals to increase energy efficiency, save water and digitalize farms.
Oct. 17, 2022
Grouping all the olive oils in a single aisle and providing information about them resulted in an 18-percent increase in sales. Extra virgin olive oil sales rose 13 percent.
Oct. 13, 2022
Prices for all grades of olive oil shot up after the Spanish and Andalusian governments released official harvest estimates well below initial expectations.
Oct. 6, 2022
Olive oil production in Andalusia is expected to be nearly 50 percent below the rolling five-year average. The table olive harvest will also be significantly lower.
Sep. 29, 2022
Andalusia and Aragón experienced the most significant increases in organic olive cultivation.
Sep. 22, 2022
The ministers of agriculture and science pledged more funds to research and announced ambitions for Spain to become a leading global food science hub.
Sep. 19, 2022
Olive oil sales were 28 percent higher in August 2022 than the previous year. Prices are also rising at origin for producers.
Jul. 13, 2022
Andalusian agricultural income exceeded €10 billion for the first time, spurred on by a 77-percent increase in the value of its olive oil production.
Jun. 15, 2022
In a controlled experiment, researchers from the University of Córdoba reduced the development of the disease by 70 percent.
Jun. 9, 2022
Producers from across the country overcame drought and extreme weather events to earn a record-high 128 awards at the World Competition.
Jun. 2, 2022
According to some estimates, the Andalusia olive sector would lose €60 million per year under Spain’s national strategic plan for the CAP.
May. 23, 2022
A global temperature increase of 1.5 ºC above pre-industrial averages would decrease the amount of land suitable for certain olive varieties and production in Andalusia.
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. 9, 2022
A report by Save the Children highlights Spain's childhood obesity crisis and the rapid decline of the Mediterranean diet. The charity calls for urgent government action.
May. 6, 2022
Asaja said the amount of money proposed for the country’s 1.9 million hectares of traditional groves was “insufficient” and misdirected.