09/10/2014 - 90% of Chinese imports of olive oil come from European Union (EU) countries, with Spain at the head, which accounts for 61% of the total, followed by Italy (22%), Greece (6%) and Portugal (1%). The remaining 10% comes from Tunisia (3%), Turkey (2%), Australia (2%) and (Syria 1%).
09/09/2014 - The Center of Interpretation of Olive and Olive Oil in Úbeda (Jaén), will organize next September 24, the First Conference "Extra Virgin, Healthy Heritage" in order to value extra virgin olive oil through the knowledge and experience of leading experts.
09/08/2014 - London hosts from yesterday until September 9 the Speciality & Fine Food Fair, the leading trade fair for the gourmet food industry in the UK. This event, held since 1999, will be attended in its 15th edition by artisan and delicatessen food producers and key buyers from retail stores, large chains and the hospitality sector.
09/05/2014 - The total stock levels of olive oil, with data until July 31, stood at 730,300 tonnes compared to the 885,100 tonnes registered in the month of June. In Spanish mills are stored 536,400 tonnes, while 193,900 tonnes are located in the packing plants, refineries and other operators.

09/04/2014 - A research study coordinated by Marina Pollán, researcher of the National Epidemiology Center of the Institute of Health Carlos III (Madrid, Spain), reveals that the consumption of foods of the Mediterranean diet may reduce up to 30% the risk of developing breast cancer.

09/03/2014 - The Packaging Innovations Exhibition and the Excellence standards certification company Veredictas International will organize the first edition of the Inspirational Packaging Awards, IPA Awards, an international competition which aims to highlight talent and design in packaging, emphasizing on innovation. Entries will be attended until 30 September.

09/02/2014 - The Ministry of Economy, Innovation, Science and Employment of the Government of Andalusia has opened the call for the XII Alas Awards for Internationalisation of the Andalusian Business 2014, which seeks to distinguish the enterprises present in foreign markets and help strengthen the internationalization of the regional economy.

09/01/2014 - Different promotional events on olive oil, new initiatives to spread the benefits of EVOO and the presentation of the Rural Development Programme of Andalusia for 2014-2020 have been some of the most outstanding actions that took place during the month of August, in which the upward fluctuation of olive oil prices was also significant.

08/29/2014 - Deoleo recorded a loss of 25.5 million euros in the first half of the year compared with 4.2 million profit recorded in the same period last year. The company explained in a statement that net profit has been hampered by the appellants-not financial expenses of 23 million euros from the cancellation of the old refinancing contract and the commissioning of the CVC Deoleo capital inflows.

09/28/2014 - The Italian Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Policy (MIPAAF) has launched an action plan against Xylella fastidiosa, a harmful bacteria for many crops, including olive, and detected in the Italian province of Lecce (in Apulia region).