Spain

Turkey Accused of Selling Stolen Syrian Olive Oil as Its Own

Several different groups ranging from politicians to non-governmental organizations and news outlets have documented the alleged plunder of Syrian olive oil.

Building an Olive Oil Destination in Úbeda

The olive oil museum in Úbeda creates an interactive experience where visitors may learn about the crop's history, production process and sample various local oils all in one place.
Special Report

The Honey Olive Grove: A Sustainable Solution

This polyculture system brings several benefits to the olive grove in a context of sustainability and resilience to extreme weather.

Testing New Ways to Plant Olive Groves Near Madrid

Polycultural olive groves are coming to the Community of Madrid. A new operational group hopes their implementation will increase profits and safeguard against disease.
Olive Oil Times Special

Rioja Alavesa’s Olive Oil Renaissance

Rioja Alavesa is famous for its wine production. A new book details the Basque sub-region's olive oil history as local groups work to revitalize the sector.

Will ‘Oleoturismo’ in Jaén Be the Next Big Thing?

Tourists plan their trips around visiting vineyards or restaurants all the time. These days, olive oil is on the list, too.
Special Report

Researchers Use Mathematical Models to Optimize Olive Oil Production

Using response surface methodology, Spanish scientists can now predict the impact that different variables have on the olive oil production process.

Turning Olive Stones Into Decorative Furniture

Paninos, a company based in the south of Spain, takes what has traditionally been a waste byproduct of olive oil production and turned it into an additional revenue stream.