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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.

Jul. 11, 2013

Refillable Oil Bottles Banned in Spanish Bars and Restaurants

The Spanish government is preparing a royal decree banning refillable olive oil containers in restaurants and bars.

Jan. 16, 2013

Casas de Hualdo: The Most Beautiful Olive Grove in the World

Observed from any of the hills surrounding the mill, Case de Hualdo looks like the illustration of a very lovely picture postcard.

Jan. 10, 2013

Spain’s Competition Watchdog Says Deoleo-Hojiblanca Deal Could Harm Competition

Spain’s competition commission sees potential problems with a proposed deal joining the two olive oil giants.

Dec. 26, 2012

Producer Prices Climb Again in Spain

Olive oil prices in Spain finally fell in line with expectations and rose again last week, but there was not much oil being sold.

Dec. 15, 2012

Spain Denies it Produces Too Much Olive Oil

Spain disagreed with European Commission forecasts that it would end 2020 with an unsold stock of 881,000 tons of olive oil.

Nov. 27, 2012

Two More Spanish Extra Virgin Olive Oils Close to Clinching PDO Status

Navarra and Lucena are near to claiming Denomination of Origin status in Europe.

Nov. 8, 2012

David Oliver Fischer Wins Olive Oil Cooking Contest in Bilbao

The chef from Restaurant Hos Fischer in Copenhagen won the judges over with his "pineapple with olive oil and buckthorn."

Nov. 7, 2012

A Chef's Private 'Olive Oil Workshop' Below Madrid

Olive oil expert and two Michelin-starred chef Paco Roncero has created a cutting edge new workshop for developing culinary ideas.

Oct. 25, 2012

An Interview with Maximiliano Arteaga Blanco

His young company has become an international benchmark offering services designed to help olive oil producers achieve the best quality.

Oct. 15, 2012

More Eyes on Olive Oil Futures Market

The olive oil futures market in Madrid said traffic to its web page increased five-fold in September amid the recent price tension.

Oct. 14, 2012

Madrid Restaurants Promote Local EVOOs

Fifty restaurants in Madrid are offering dishes featuring extra virgin olive oils from the region to increase awareness of the products.

Oct. 3, 2012

Olive Oil Production on Fuerteventura Shows Early Signs of Promise

Although better known as a tourist destination, the Canary island of Fuerteventura is making its mark on the extra virgin olive oil market.

Sep. 28, 2012

Rain, Olive Oil Prices Drop in Spain

Rain in southern Spain in the last few days could boost the expected lean olive oil production this season, which officially starts Monday.

Sep. 2, 2012

An Olive Oil 'Battleground'

It’s no surprise that a California bank would jump in the ring over the proposed olive oil marketing order. What’s unsettling is how fast its press release got spun into headline news.

Aug. 29, 2012

Olive Oil Prices Soaring in Spain

Bulk prices for extra virgin olive oil have shot up 57 cents in Spain amid gloomy harvest forecasts for the next season, which starts in a month.

Aug. 2, 2012

Producer Prices Rally in Spain

The farmgate price for olive oil is finally on the up in world production leader Spain, which some are attributing to expectations that after three years of bumper harvests the next will be a lean one.