Jan. 4, 2021
The table olive harvest in the Golden State was between 9,000 and 15,000 tons larger than initially expected. The transition to high density groves has increased efficiency and quality, one of the state's main producers said.
Jul. 30, 2020
There are more than one thousand olive varieties growing in dozens of countries on six continents. Here are a few of the most common used in table olive and olive oil production.
Jul. 16, 2020
Table olive producers are expecting a slightly better harvest this year than they had in 2019. In spite of this, uncertainty over the future of the sector remains.
May. 26, 2020
The latest measures by the European Commission will provide olive oil ands table olive producers with access to low-interest loans and change the funding priorities of the sector to help combat economic problems caused by COVID-19.
Jan. 30, 2020
An American court's decision can open the way to alleviate tariffs on imported Spanish table olives to the U.S.
Dec. 19, 2019
The same genetic traits that allow the Lactobacillus pentosus bacteria to survive the table olive fermentation process may also help the microorganisms to bioquench and eliminate harmful heavy metals.
Oct. 23, 2019
The Interprofessional Organization of the Table Olive Sector asked the Spanish government and the European Union to investigate U.S. government subsidies that have recently been provided to American farmers.
Oct. 3, 2019
Along with some Spanish olive oils, certain types of table olives from both France and Spain will also face a 25 percent tariff on U.S. imports. Olive oils from Italy, Portugal and Greece will be unaffected.
Sep. 18, 2019
Since tariffs were imposed in August 2018, Spanish olive producers and exporters have lost more than $50 million.
Aug. 15, 2019
Amberlite resins present a possible environmentally-friendly solution to removing bitterness from olives, reducing wastewater and chemicals used in commercially-employed methods.
Jun. 6, 2018
A meeting on the Greek table olive industry offered new strategies for the sector and revealed a mostly unknown and resilient cultivar with unique qualities.
Jun. 6, 2018
As part of a far-reaching agro-economic plan, the Andalusian government renews its commitment to furthering the interests of its olive farmers in both established and emerging international markets.
Dec. 14, 2017
As Europe helps farmers adopt sustainable agricultural practices in olive groves, the legality of proposed U.S. tariffs on Spanish table olives is contested.
Aug. 8, 2017
European table olive producers are growing concerned over the possibility of facing harsh measures as soon as September.
Jul. 11, 2017
Producers from Liguria, Marche, Lazio, Abruzzo, Molise, Campania, Basilicata, Apulia, Calabria, Sicily and Sardinia reached exceptional levels of quality despite the poor season.