17 Nov

Spanish Olive’s Industry could be hit by the desertification

Winemakers in Spain could soon find themselves scrambling for juicy red grapes. People may also find olives and cheese missing from their salad plates. The olive and grape farms that thrived in the balmy Mediterranean could become relics of the past with countries like Spain facing the prospect of desertification. Almost 35 per cent of […]

11 Nov

Australia: Time to act on olive oil

Spanish olive oil giant Carbonell has demanded to see test results that found some of its products wanting will do nothing to address the image problem confronting large, foreign olive-oil producers. It has been no secret in Australian olive oil industry circles for some years that many imported brands were not living up to their […]

05 Nov

Grupo Hojiblanca, Spanish olive oil launched in India

Spain-based Grupo Hojiblanca today entered the Indian markets launching its olive oil brand in the country. The company has also tied-up with Future Group-promoted Food Bazaar for retaling the product. “The launch of Hojiblanca in the Indian market would intensify the competition among olive oil brands. Through our association with Food Bazaar, we endeavour to […]

16 Sep

Spanish Conquest Squeezes Italian Olive Oil

By Davide Berretta, Over the past five years, Italy’s biggest olive-oil brands have fallen steadily into Spanish hands. SOS Cuétara SA’s July purchase of Bertolli, one of the world’s best-known olive-oil labels, gave the Spanish food company control of half the Italian market and made it the world’s undisputed leader in olive-oil sales. The Spanish […]

31 Aug

Olive’s varieties in Spain

Click on the pictures to resize Post inspired by our friend Frankie