Oct. 23, 2019
Recently imposed tariffs on some Spanish olive oil exports to the United States could help Greek producers and exporters increase their presence in the lucrative U.S. olive oil market.
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. 30, 2019
The Olive Oil Commission of California announced new rules that will apply to large producers, including adding best by dates to all olive oil labels and tightening the rules regarding how olive oil provenance is labeled.
Sep. 18, 2019
The WTO has reportedly decided whether it will approve tariffs on European goods headed to the U.S. and is set to make an announcement soon. Until then, importers are accelerating purchasing schedules in order stock up on Spanish oils.
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.
Jul. 25, 2019
The imposition of tariffs on European Union olive oil exports to the United States would hurt farmers, raise prices in America and be difficult to undo.
Jul. 23, 2019
Recent donations have allowed the leading U.S. olive oil research center to invest in new equipment, expand their olive groves and improve production.
Jul. 17, 2019
The Italian olive oil association warns that olive oil prices could double as a result of the tariffs, which have the potential to cut Italian oil exports to the U.S. by 50 percent.
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.
Jul. 20, 2017
Members of the House Committee on Appropriations have called on the Food and Drug Administration to update its report on the authenticity of extra virgin olive oil sold in the U.S.
Mar. 1, 2017
Headwinds for Europe's olive oil market appear to bode well for California's growing industry.
Dec. 12, 2016
An estimate by the California Olive Oil Council reveals strong growth in the state's production and market share.
Apr. 28, 2016
American olive oil producers had their best showing yet at the 2016 New York International Olive Oil Competition.
Mar. 9, 2016
As citrus greening disease shows no sign of abating, some Florida farmers venture into growing olives on fields that have only known oranges.
Nov. 11, 2013
A plan to promote olive oil and table olives in schools is among matters likely to be discussed at the European Commission’s Advisory Group on Olives and Derived Products.