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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.

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

Jan. 26, 2012

Olive Oil Publications Collaborate

Olive Oil Times Publisher Curtis Cord called the cooperation with Mercacei "a great way to expand our coverage of business news with an established partner in Spain."

Jan. 23, 2012

10th Edition of Madridfusión Celebrates Sweets and Seafood

Villa Campestri’s "OliveToLive" system, designed by Paolo Pasquali, is a nominee for a design and innovation award at the huge culinary conference this week in Madrid.

Jan. 22, 2012

Olive Oil Takes Center Stage at Madrid Tourism Exhibition 'Fitur'

It was all about extra virgin olive oil at the international tourism fair, Fitur 2012, that took place in Madrid this week.

Jan. 19, 2012

More than Mere Tradition

The documentary series "Un país para comérselo" let a unique opportunity to promote the secrets of olive oil slip by and chose instead to return to the same old clichés as always.

Jan. 19, 2012

Hospitals in Madrid Will Start the Day with a 'Spanish Breakfast'

HM Hospitals in Madrid will offer from now on the "Spanish Breakfast," an initiative of the Spanish Olive Oil Interprofessional Organization, to patients and employees.

Jan. 6, 2012

Olive Oil Prices in Spain Extend Historic Lows at Year-End

Falling prices, decreased production and poor sales have left Spain's olive oil sector in a state of disarray, though government is working to develop reparative initiatives.

Nov. 17, 2011

After Drought, Downpours Wash Away Catalonian Harvest

Drought reduced the potential olive harvest before widespread rain washed much of it to the ground - causing the loss of up to 70 percent of production.

Nov. 6, 2011

Spain's Olive Harvest Marked by Lower Yields, Too Many Workers

With hordes heading to Andalusia looking for work at harvest time many will be turned away this year, while low prices and yield will cause some farmers to let the olives rot.

Nov. 3, 2011

'No Financial Difficulties' For Spanish Olive Oil Giant Hojiblanca, CEO Says

Hojiblanca plans to double its turnover to €1 billion in five years. Antonio Luque, former farmer and now Hojiblanca’s managing director, vowed to “keep on growing.”

Oct. 26, 2011

Industry Group Reports Sharp Rise in Spanish Olive Oil Exports

Spain has doubled its olive oil exports in the last decade and now sends 60 percent of its production abroad, according to figures released by the trade association Interprofesional del Aceite de Oliva Español.

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