Spain olive oil production

International Shortage of Olive Oil to Be Compensated by Spain

European Union olive oil producers fared poorly this year. Spain, the notable exception, is well poised to make up the difference in the export market.

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.
Special Report

Spain’s Olive Oil Ambition: To Be the World’s Best

The world’s top producer wants to be the best, not just the biggest. They’re on track.

Revolution in Extremadura’s Olive Sector Increases Its Economic Importance

Extremadura’s sector is undergoing an important transformation with the expansion of intensive olive crops.
Olive Oil Times Special

This Mill Makes 200 Tons of Olive Oil. In a Day.

Behind the scenes at Almazara Nuestra Señora del Pilar, the world's largest olive mill.

Spanish Olive Oil Exports Soar During Weak Harvest

Spain's exports have increased by fifty-three percent over last year, capitalizing on high prices and its position as the market leader.
Special Report

Uncertainty Leads to Higher Prices in Spain

Skewed data and a killer disease have cast a sense of anxiety over the Spanish olive oil market. Production has decreased and olive oil prices are likely to spike.

Spanish Cooperatives Meet in Córdoba

Major Spanish cooperatives gathered early this week to discuss the strengths and weaknesses of their collaboration as well as estimated production.