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Nov. 10, 2014

Spanish Olive Oil, Main Protagonist at Fórum Gastronómico

Mexico was the guest country but Spanish olive oil was the main protagonist at the Fórum Gastronómico hosted in Barcelona.

Oct. 22, 2014

Not Such a Mediterranean Diet for College Students in Spain

A recent study finds that most Spanish university students opt for a diet that is high in meat and dairy but low in fruits and vegetables.

Oct. 21, 2014

Dcoop Acquires Cargill’s Share of Mercaoleo

The Spanish cooperative purchased Cargill's half of a joint venture that began in 2007, taking control of Mercaoleo's huge bottling plant.

Sep. 2, 2014

Andalusia Boasts Record Olive Oil Exports Amidst Drought

While Andalusia celebrates record numbers for olive oil exports in the first half of 2014, a drought is forecast to cripple next year's numbers.

Aug. 12, 2014

Spain Replaces Italy as Top Olive Oil Exporter to the U.S. and Japan

The global leader in olive oil production reached a new milestone thanks to a record harvest, and poor showings among European competitors.

Aug. 2, 2014

Spanish Promotional Campaign Makes Progress

A campaign by Spain's Interprofesional del Aceite de Oliva Español celebrated a successful first year.

Jul. 22, 2014

Farmgate Prices Up 20 Percent in Spain

Prices are trending upward on predictions of a significant decrease in production for the upcoming campaign in Andalusia.

Jul. 1, 2014

Spanish Olive Oil Prices Rebound

Prices in the Spanish market for all major olive oil categories have rebounded as the industry anticipates record levels of production and solid exports.

Jun. 25, 2014

How The Olive Compound Hydroxytyrosol Helps Stop Infections

A compound found naturally in olives helps fight bacterial infections, according to an international patent application by Spanish scientists.

Jun. 9, 2014

Soil May Have Most Impact on Certain Olive Oil Phytosterol Levels

A new study shows that soil quality may impact steryl glucoside levels in olive oils more than olive cultivar or farming methods.

Apr. 28, 2014

Increase in Virgin Olive Oil Consumption in Spain

Consumption of sunflower oil rose 9.7 percent last year but olive oil remains by far the most popular in Spanish households.

Apr. 16, 2014

Spain’s Standout Success at 2014 NYIOOC

Spain won more prizes than any other country in the latest edition of the New York International Olive Oil Competition.

Mar. 13, 2014

Majorcan Table Olives Win European Protection

Aceituna de Mallorca, or Majorcan table olives, are now listed among Europe's protected agri-food products.

Feb. 28, 2014

The Fun Side of Catalonia’s Olive Oil Fairs

Catalonia’s olive oil fairs are not just a chance to try and buy the new season's oils but usually to have fun, too.

Jan. 5, 2014

Rising Star Sees Big Potential for Olive Oil

Madrid’s three Michelin-starred chef David Muñoz rates olive oil as the gastronomic ingredient with the most promising future.

Oct. 21, 2013

Conditions Ripe in Andalusia for Return to Peak Olive Oil Production

Spain could return to record levels and pump out about 1.6 million tons of olive oil this season, based on a a new forecast that Andalusia alone will make more than 1.3 million tons.

Oct. 15, 2013

Quality Seal Sought to Protect Image of Spanish Olive Oil

Supporters say a proposed quality seal will help protect Spanish olive oil from “smear campaigns" by new producer countries.

Sep. 19, 2013

Spain Expects Stronger Olive Oil Season

Early estimates suggest Spain is set for a return to higher olive oil production in 2013/13 with a harvest well over a million tons.

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