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International supermarket chain Lidl launches project to support a sustainable Olive Oil industry in Spain
LIDL Supermarkets are launching a new project on Monday, February 8, promoting the sustainable development of the olive sector in Spain. More than 250,000 families...
The ‘Olisone Extra Virgin Olive Oil Selection Almazara,’ has been given the Gold Medal in the NYIOOC World Best Olive Oils Competition, equivalent to...
Farmers in Spain’s Andalucia cut off roads with tractors and light fires in huge protest at rock bottom olive...
Since 2017 the price of extra virgin olive oil at source has plunged by 43% from €3.60 to around €1.90 per kilo
In 2018, wine and olive oil alone were the Spanish products most exported to the US, with the total put at just over €700 million
THE small picture window perfectly frames the mountain range, and reason, why this corner of Spain is almost as green as England. In the shimmering...
A ‘Mediterranean diet’, rich in olive oil, nuts, oily fish and vegetables, is thought to be behind the health benefits of Spain and Italy
The laser device, which is no bigger than a bag, generates results in real time and is cheap to manufacture
OLIVE WATCHERS: Spain’s Civil Guard to make surprise visits to olive oil factories after weigh-in controversies
It will serve to dispel doubts that have always existed on the part of farmers who are going to weigh their fruit after a hard day of harvesting
OIL’S NOT AS IT SEEMS: Charlatan olive oils make up 50% of ‘extra virgin’ bottles in Spain, study reveals
Among the 20 charlatan drizzles named and shamed by OCU were Lidl's Olisone at €4.92 a litre and Aldi's Olearia De Olivar at €3.99 a litre, which were both deemed 'poor quality'
Creator of Fino Olive Oil, Susie Taylor, has won two prizes at this year’s UK Great Taste Awards for her Cordoba products
The bacteria, Xylella fastidiosa, was found in three decorative plants in a garden centre in Almeria but officials insist it is a one-off case
An Andalucian olive oil company has scooped gold for the fifth time in a prestigious annual competition.
ORGANIC producer Finca La Torre, in Bobadilla, near Antequera has produced the ‘best extra virgin oil’ for the fifth time in six years. Awarded...
The Finca La Torre received the Food Award of Spain for the Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
MALAGA’S international exports have increased by almost 20% in just one year. In the first half of this year, the province has raked in...
Andalucia produces 73% of Spain's olive oil
Deadly bacteria which killed thousands of olive trees in Italy detected for first time on mainland Spain
The bacteria emerged in southern Italy in 2013
Both are a staple of the Mediterranean diet
Bad weather has decimated the crop
China, the US and Australia were among the biggest buyers
Spain accounted for 62% of bulk imports in the US last year
The olive-tree plantation contains a staggering 64 million trees spread over half a million hectares
The national farmers union says they will do all they can to defend their stock