Dec. 1, 2020
2020 gave outdoor activities a newfound importance. Efforts are underway to ensure that the olive oil industry is poised to capitalize on the shift.
Nov. 11, 2020
Olive oil consumption was 20 percent higher during the four-month-long state of alarm than it was before or after the emergency declaration, a government report found.
Nov. 10, 2020
After years of lobbying Brussels, Spanish cooperatives will now be able to voluntarily withdraw surplus olive oil from the market.
Oct. 13, 2020
The Consejo del Olivar de Córdoba seeks to improve quality, promote local production and preserve the province’s rich oil culture.
Oct. 1, 2020
While demand for extra virgin rose, the appetite in Spain for the lower grades has dried up.
Sep. 22, 2020
Roughly 80 percent of olive fruit fly populations on the mainland have genes that confer resistance to one of the most popular pesticides.
Jul. 20, 2020
The land area dedicated to organic olive farming in Spain rose to 209,288 hectares in 2019.
Jul. 16, 2020
Table olive producers are expecting a slightly better harvest this year than they had in 2019. In spite of this, uncertainty over the future of the sector remains.
Jul. 10, 2020
The Spanish Association of Olive Municipalities has named a 1,100-year-old olive tree on Mallorca the “best monumental olive tree in Spain.”
Jul. 6, 2020
In the wake of the pandemic, the Spanish interprofessional, Oriva, will distribute the refined oil to 12,500 hotels, restaurants and caterers.
Jul. 6, 2020
Olive growers and oil producers are resuming their public campaigns calling for more support for a sector in turmoil.
Feb. 10, 2020
Blanca Torrent was recognized for the gender equality policy at Torrent Olives and her work advocating for women in agribusiness.
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.
Jan. 31, 2020
Farmers across Spain, organized by the main cooperatives and associations, are protesting for better prices and government measures to help ease the burden of increasing production costs.
Jan. 26, 2020
Uno takes its name from a foundation dedicated to research on childhood leukemia.