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Jun. 25, 2012

The Volcanic Olive Oils of Campo de Calatrava

In Spain's Campo de Calatrava region, not even the passage of time, which has gradually disguised most of the signs and symptoms, has succeeded in erasing clues of a troubled history.

Jun. 7, 2012

Researchers Find New Technique to Prevent Olive Oil Fraud

A research team at the University of Córdoba is studying a new analytical technique to qualify extra virgin olive oil and prevent fraud.

Jun. 6, 2012

Spanish Table Olives Campaign Reaches 10 Countries

Spanish table olives will be promoted in ten countries during 2012, according to the Table Olive Interprofessional Organization (lnteraceituna).

May. 14, 2012

Olive Oil Leader Carbonell Signs Deal with Formula 1 Team HRT

Leading Spanish olive oil brand Carbonell has signed an agreement with Formula 1 team HRT in the past week. The deal makes Carbonell the first Spanish food brand to become part of Formula 1 racing.

May. 10, 2012

Montoro 'Olive Tree' Fair to Focus on Exports

Monday May 16th will see the start of the 16th Montoro Olive Tree Trade Fair in Cordoba . The event is seen as one of the most important opportunities for those in the olive and olive oil business.

Apr. 27, 2012

Spanish Olive Oil Production Sets Record

Spain has pumped out a record 1.59 million tons of olive oil since October. More than 7.58 million tons of olives have been processed, with an average yield of 21.1 percent.

Apr. 25, 2012

Spain's Olive Tree Municipalities Announce 'Culture Award' Winners

The Spanish Association of Municipalities of the Olive Tree (AEMO) announced three awards for spreading olive oil culture.

Apr. 23, 2012

Ciolos Promises Shake-Up

Beefed up testing, better classification of olive oil and reaching out to non-EU producers are among a package of measures promised by European Commissioner for Agriculture Dacian Cioloş after meeting in Córdoba today with industry members.

Apr. 23, 2012

Record Olive Harvest in Baena

Despite budget cuts and the current poor financial climate, Spanish olive oil production in the Baena region of Córdoba has reached record-breaking levels with its last harvest.

Apr. 16, 2012

Born to Promote Andalusian Gastronomy and Tourism

The Andalusian Academy of Gastronomy and Tourism brings together those who have worked for the quality and promotion of food, and its relationship to tourism.

Apr. 2, 2012

Olive Regions Work on Joint Strategy to Maintain EU Subsidies

A new olive oil lobby group is urgently preparing a position paper to protect its members from threatended subsidy cuts by the European Commission.

Apr. 1, 2012

Do You Consider Yourself an Ecological Consumer?

The results of a study by the Spanish Government identifies the profile and habits of the organic consumers in Spain.

Mar. 14, 2012

Olive Identification Gets Fast and Easy

New DNA identification techniques differentiate between different olive varieties are hugely more efficient as well as more accurate than previous methods.

Mar. 11, 2012

An International Tasting Room in Ávila

The Exhibition will be part of the Museum of the Mediterranean Countries’ Extra Virgin Olive Oil in the town of Santa Cruz Valley (Spain).

Mar. 9, 2012

Madrid Gourmet Show Pays Tribute to Extra Virgin

The 26th International Gourmet Show closed its doors yesterday at Feria de Madrid. The fair featured stunning activities centered on extra virgin olive oil.

Mar. 2, 2012

Chile Looks for Stronger Ties with Andalusia

The South American country's burgeoning olive oil industry aims to form an alliance with Jaén and Andalusia, Spain's core olive producing region, to further expansion.

Mar. 2, 2012

Andalusia Leads European Forum of Olive Regions

Andalusian Agriculture Minister, Clara Aguilera, announced a meeting on March 7th in Brussels, of a "European Forum of Olive Regions," an initiative promoted by Andalusia and signed by 13 European production areas.

Feb. 6, 2012

Spain's Agriculture Minister Pledges 'Full Support' to Interprofessional

The Spanish Minister of Agriculture, Food and Environment met with representatives of the Spanish Olive Oil Interprofessional to discuss the industry