Sep. 14, 2021
Spain’s main table olive producers’ association said the U.S. tariffs imposed on black Spanish table olive imports in 2017 have cost the sector €150 million in exports.
Aug. 23, 2021
The concentration of the compound, which is carcinogenic, can be impacted by the maturation stage, length of storage period and type of washing treatment.
Aug. 17, 2021
The ongoing drought has led to wildfires burning around the country, damaging olive trees, and further diminishing the prospects of the 2021 harvest.
Aug. 4, 2021
Some olive-producing regions in Greece are expecting yields to fall by 70 to 90 percent after a year of erratic weather conditions.
Aug. 2, 2021
By studying the molecular and physiological profiles of the drupes during the stages of development, researchers hope to optimize olive oil and table olive production.
May. 3, 2021
The meeting comes ahead of two important deadlines that will shape future trading relations between Spain and the U.S.
Apr. 29, 2021
A report by the European Food Safety Agency shows contaminant levels on olives among the lowest of all foods available to consumers.
Mar. 30, 2021
The Spanish table olive sector urged its government to make progress on removing all tariffs. The U.S. warned Spain's new digital service tax could lead to new ones.
Mar. 3, 2021
Producers are asking the government to repeal a law allowing the term ‘Kalamata’ to be used outside of Messenia. A new PDO designation could be the solution.
Feb. 17, 2021
The money will be used to improve quality, protect the environment and promote traceability in the sector until the Common Agricultural Policy takes effect in 2023.
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.
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.
Jul. 29, 2019
The Musco Family Olive Company said that it is unable to offer any more new contracts to olive farmers whose previous ones were canceled by Bell-Carter earlier this year.
Jun. 6, 2019
The tariffs are slowly redefining the global table olive trade as new producers fill the void left by Spain in the U.S. market and Spanish growers look to the east to sell their crop.
Mar. 27, 2019
Musco Family Olive Company's CEO has said the company will do what it can to offer contracts to table olive growers affected by the Bell-Carter contract cancellations. They will give preference to machine-harvested olives.
Mar. 14, 2019
Citing the need to remain competitive in an increasingly global market as well as the high costs of production in California, the American table olive canner and retailer has canceled many of its contracts with local growers.