02/09/2014 - Deoleo presented the Deoleo 2013/14 Report with estimates of production and consumption of the current year, which stablishes that the total supplies of olive oil will exceed 2,032,000 tons in order to cover the needs of the domestic market and facilitate the increase in exports.

02/06/2014 - The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development of the Government of Andalusia, Elena Vívoras, said yesterday in Córdoba that the World Olive Germplasm Bank will sign an agreement with the International Olive Council (IOC) to exchange olive varieties with different member countries of this body, which is open to other national and international organizations interested in supporting this project.

02/05/2014 - The Spanish General Directorate of Industry and Small and Medium Enterprises has presented the Dynamic Guide for Grants and Incentives in the agriood businesses, which is organized by Autonomous Communities and productive sectors. Aids that affect national geographic scope are also contemplated.

02/04/2014 - The Spanish Food & Drink Industry Federation (FIAB) and Kreab Gavin Anderson held yesterday in Madrid the II Food & Drink Summit, under the theme "Growing Up Thinking Big", which reviewed the challenges of the food and beverages industry in order to combine the commitment of all stakeholders to continue contributing to the Spanish economic recovery.

02/03/2014 - Exports and internationalization have become two strategic factors for Spanish extra virgin olive oil companies that currently strive to expand and compete successfully in international markets, driving commercialization towards this star product of the Mediterranean Diet, improving its image and promoting the understanding of Spanish EVOO as a quality and healthy food.

06/02/2014 - The International Olive Council (IOC) is hosting, between today and June 6, the 22nd extraordinary meeting of its Council of Members at the headquarters of the agency in Madrid, under the presidency of Neset Akkoc, from Turkey, who will perform this function until April 30, 2015.

05/30/2014 - The Spanish food and beverage industry turnover in 2013 reached 91.903 million euros in net product sales of this sector, which meant, despite the contraction of the Spanish economy, a nominal growth of 1.9% over the past year, although in real terms there was a fall of 1.1%.

05/29/2014 - EU Member States experts endorsed this week detailed emergency measures, proposed by the Commission, to prevent the introduction and spread within the EU of Xylella fastidiosa, a bacterium harmful to many crops.

05/28/2014 - Several Spanish universities will bet this year on training the olive oil sector, during the summer season, offering a full program of educational activities related to the olive juice, the star product of the Mediterranean diet and flagship of Spanish cuisine.

Interview with the President of Caja Rural de Jaén

05/27/2014 - Speaking of Caja Rural de Jaén is speaking of an entity -the first in market share in the Andalusian province- closely linked to the olive sector from its origins, which strives to support all industry players in those activities and needs related to the production and marketing of olive oil.