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Jun. 22, 2011

Olive Oil Tour Stops at Britain’s “Taste of London”

Spain's Interprofesional del Aceite de Oliva Español is in the U.K. for the huge Taste of London festival to promote European olive oil to Brits who are increasingly fond of EVOO.

Jan. 31, 2011

China Lightens Spanish Olive Oil Stock with $9 Million Order

Chinese vice premier Li Keqiang‘s visit to Spain resulted in a $7.5 billion trade agreement that includes a nine million dollar purchase of Spanish olive oil stock.

Jan. 12, 2011

Spanish Olive Oil Giant Grupo SOS Announces New Financial Strategy

With a successful refinancing and an injection of around 600 million euros, the company has announced a strategic plan to distribute dividends to investors within the next two and a half years.

Nov. 1, 2010

Paris Food Show Calls Olive Oils Marketed for Children "Innovative"

SIAL, the biannual food industry marketplace, highlighted three extra virgin olive oil products geared towards children among their "Trends and Innovations" selections.

Oct. 26, 2010

Recipe Contest in Brazil Promotes Spanish Olive Oil

The campaign to promote Spanish olive oil throughout Brazil is seen as a key strategic move to woo the consumer base of a country yet to be dominated by a single olive oil provider.

Oct. 21, 2010

Spanish Farmers Threaten to Scrap Harvest Unless Government Acts

Many Spanish farmers have calculated that collecting the 2010/11 harvest would cost them more than what they would gain from withholding their products from the market.

Oct. 12, 2010

Spanish Olive Oil Continues Push into China

A recent study found that 82% of olive oil sold in China is labeled extra virgin, with Spain providing nearly half of the olive oil consumed in the huge emerging market.

Oct. 4, 2010

Pitching an Extra Virgin Olive Oil for Kids

Spanish producer Vega Carabaña says its smooth, slightly fruity and aromatic extra virgin olive oil is just right for children as young as 6 months. The cute packaging doesn't hurt either.

Sep. 29, 2010

Spain's Bogaris Seeks Olive Groves in the U.S. and Chile

The diversified group of real estate, energy and agribusiness companies with headquarters in Seville, Spain predicts new acquisitions of olive plantations in Chile and the U.S. by 2012.

Sep. 28, 2010

In Italy, Spanish Olive Oil Prices Too Good to Pass Up

Italians are buying a lot of Spanish olive oil these days. Historically low prices have pushed Spanish exports to its trans-alpine rival up 19% according to recent data.

Sep. 23, 2010

Hailstorm Destroys Olive Groves in Spain’s Monterrubio de la Serena

A hailstorm that destroyed up to 80% of olives in Spain’s Monterrubio de la Serena late last week has again highlighted the devastating effects weather events can have on olive farmers.

Sep. 22, 2010

Soaring Generic Olive Oil Sales Worry Producers

Sales of private label olive oil brands are growing at a rate that is “truly spectacular, stunning and unprecedented” in Europe, now controlling up to 60-80% of the market share, according to producers.

Aug. 30, 2010

Spanish Olive Oil Exports to the U.S. Showing Strong Gains

Spanish exports of olive oil to the United States have increased by 17% in the first half of the year, the result of economic circumstances and sustained marketing efforts.

Aug. 26, 2010

New Olive Oil Production in the Canaries

The project offers a promising crop due to the archipelago's favorable climate, the high quality of local olive oil production, and the little water required.

Aug. 16, 2010

New Eco-Friendly Olive Oil Mill in Lleida

The new highly-advanced mega-mill can function without interruption and has the capacity to process around 350,000 kilos of olives daily to produce 2 million kilos of olive oil per year.

Aug. 4, 2010

La Rioja Claims its EVOO is "Healthier"

The study is part of an effort by Spanish local and national governments during a time where newly emerging olive oil producing nations threaten Spain's dominance of the world market.

Jul. 16, 2010

Adviser Urges Spanish Olive Oil Industry to Make Advances

The urging came at a forum to analyze the current situation in Spain’s olive oil sector and search for new ways to make Spanish olive oil more competitive internationally.

Jul. 5, 2010

Spain Exports Rise 23% Amid Over-Production Fears

Economists expect the 23% increase will help balance the market this season in the face of over-production fears