Jan. 22, 2012
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
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.
Oct. 24, 2011
Proposals include limiting the subsidies large farms can receive, and allocating a fixed amount per hectare rather than according to the production history -- a change that would see France and Spain lose the most, according to reports.
Oct. 10, 2011
In an interview with Spain's El Economista, Acesur CEO Gonzalo Guillén spoke frankly of Spain's olive oil image problem and his company's plans for international expansion.
Sep. 28, 2011
Olive oil producers need to adapt production to reflect the reality of worldwide demand – or face further losses, warns International Olive Council's deputy director Ammir Assabah.
Sep. 27, 2011
The co-op sold one million kilos of olive oil in 2010 making it the top-selling certified ecological producer, according to Andalusia's organic farming trade group.
Sep. 19, 2011
The average price for virgin olive oil is now so low in Spain that the European Commission has no choice but to subsidize storage until the market improves, the Spanish government and olive oil producers said today.
Aug. 11, 2011
Andalusia's olive oil producers are facing their fourth consecutive year in the red having already accumulated a loss of 600 million euros ($851 million) this season.
Jun. 12, 2011
The Beyond Extra Virgin conference can fill a room with industry and government luminaries, but how 3E will actually reach its goal of establishing a higher benchmark for olive oil quality, and what the group's ultimate aims are for doing so, remain unclear.
Jun. 4, 2011
Interprofessional Director Teresa Pérez explains why this week's Beyond Extra Virgin conference in Córdoba will be different than previous editions.
May. 19, 2011
The regional government says that differentiation via denominations of origin, would help consumers make informed choices in the supermarket.
May. 10, 2011
The agriculture and fisheries minister said "we need to look outside of Spain because we’re witnessing growth of olive oil production in other Mediterranean countries that are going to compete with Andalusia.”
Apr. 17, 2011
With a decision imminent from Brussels private storage aid for Spain's struggling olive oil sector, the head of the competition authority poured cold water on the measure, calling it potentially anti-competitive.