27 May

European Union set to support olive oil sector with storage aid

By Jeremy Smith & Anthony Barker, European Union regulators suggested granting olive oil producers subsidies for private storage from as early as June as a way to prevent more price falls, the European Commission said on Monday. The Commission’s proposal, to be discussed soon by national experts from the EU’s 27 countries, would allow subsidised […]

12 Jun

Frantoio di Sant’Agata d’Oneglia

Italian family in the olive business since 120 years! more information @ www.frantoiosantagata.com

07 Jun

Welcome to Olio Capitale, 2007!

If you’re interested in attending one of the top olive oil events of the year, head over to Trieste to the fairground there, the Piazzale de Gasperi. The three-day event, which starts on Sunday, is being hailed as a top extra-virgin olive oil expo, and promises to bring in all the important people in the […]

02 Jun

UK Farmer goes for gold with rival to olive oil

By Sarah Brealey, A Suffolk farmer’s produce is staking a claim to be the new olive oil. The glass bottles of extra virgin cold-pressed rapeseed oil are now on sale in Tesco as it rapidly grows in popularity. It has been made by Sam Fairs at Hill Farm in Heveningham, near Halesworth, for the past […]

01 Jun

April Production Data For Spanish Olive Oil

The website of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries & Food has released final production figures for the 2006-2007 crop season, alongside sales numbers for the month of April & various other data. All figures are in metric tons. As is evident, sales volume has come to a complete halt – at season-low prices – during […]