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New List of U.S. Tariff Targets Includes More Olive Oils From Europe

The United States Trade Representative is seeking public comments on additional tariffs on European goods.

Europe to Introduce New Climate and Environmental Policies

Under the new scheme, olive farmers can be an important cog in the wheel of Europe’s agricultural sector by providing feedback for improved agricultural and sustainability practices.
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Lisbon Shop Showcases Portugal’s Best Oils

A quest for high-quality Portuguese olive oil led Ricardo Faria to open Portugal's first specialized shop.

Asoliva Elects New President

Antonio Gallego García will face the challenge of keeping Spanish olive oil competitive in the U.S. in the face of tariffs as well as promoting oils to new export destinations.

In Italy, Hiking Through the Olive Groves

Italy's third annual “Walk through the olive trees” combines heart-healthy exercise with the chance to learn about production and taste local extra virgin olive oils.

Producers in Crete Stunned by Precarious Crop

A sudden outburst of the fruit fly and other pathogens inflicted unexpected damage on the island's farms.
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European Commission Announces Storage Aid

The storage aid scheme aims to stabilize the current imbalance in the E.U. olive oil market.

Organic Olive Groves Flourish in Spain

In 2018, the surface area of organic olive groves increased by three percent in Spain. A country-wide push toward sustainability and better profit margins on organic oils are among the contributing factors.