Dec. 8, 2022
The project seeks to better understand how olive growing affects soil biodiversity and ecological function and how soil health affects olive oil quality and safety.
Aug. 16, 2022
Challenges Abound for Spain’s Olive Oil Producers
High prices have buoyed the sector for much of the past year and a half, but rising production costs and persistent drought mean significant challenges lie ahead.
Dec. 1, 2021
Future Lies in Specialized, Sustainable Production, Deoleo CEO Says
According to Ignacio Silva, specialization is key to the survival of traditional producers, and the whole sector must modernize to thrive.
Sep. 10, 2019
Deoleo Campaign Features a Taste Test by Indian Grandmothers
While the women were quick to comment on the lack of salt and use of spices, none noticed olive oil had replaced fats traditionally used in Indian cuisines.
Jun. 10, 2019
200,000 Olive Farms in Spain Could Vanish in Next Decade, Report Finds
According to a new study, more than 320,000 acres of traditional olive groves are abandoned and 1.2 million acres more could be also lost, equal to one-fifth of the total land area of all Spanish olive groves.
Nov. 10, 2018
Court Rejects Relevance of Davis Study in Dismissing Case Against Deoleo
The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia accepted Deoleo’s motion to dismiss a class-action lawsuit citing what it called its "meager factual content."
Jul. 11, 2018 Business
CEO of Largest Olive Oil Company Calls the Industry's Business Model 'Broken'
Mar. 7, 2017
Global Olive Oil Giant Deoleo at Brink of Dissolution
The company will sell a factory in Antequera and plans to dismiss of workers in its offices and industrial factories in Spain.
Jul. 6, 2016
World's Largest Olive Oil Producer Pledges 'Higher Standards and Transparency'
After the recent judgement by the Italian Antitrust Authority, the producer of Bertolli, Carapelli and Carbonell launched a campaign promising consumers a commitment to higher quality.
Mar. 17, 2016
Deoleo Recalls Bertolli and Carapelli Products
For the second time in four months, Bertolli and Carapelli olive oils are recalled, this time over concerns about the presence of pesticides.
Nov. 16, 2015
Deoleo Recalls Bertolli and Carapeilli Olive Oils it Says May Have 'Prematurely Spoiled'
Deoleo USA issued a recall of some of its Bertolli and Carapelli products distributed in the U.S. from January through May, 2015.
Nov. 13, 2015
World's Largest Olive Oil Producer Responds to Fraud Allegations
Deoleo said it “strictly respects all the laws and regulations relating to food security in all the countries in which it operates."
Sep. 30, 2015
Deoleo Partners with Ecuadorian Firm to Bottle and Distribute Carbonell Lines
Spanish olive oil giant and makers of Carbonell, Deoleo, spoke with Olive Oil Times about expanding its presence in Latin America as part of an agreement with La Fabril, a leading Ecuadorian company.
Mar. 2, 2015
Class Action Against Filippo Berio and Bertolli Importer Moves Forward
A judges found a "reasonable consumer could be deceived" into thinking the defendant's oil was from Italian olives, when it in fact was not.
Apr. 29, 2013
Deoleo Reports Tough Time for Global Olive Oil Sales
Deoleo, the world’s biggest olive oil company, says American consumers helped offset a fall in sales in mature markets.
Apr. 6, 2013
Hojiblanca Develops Olive Oil with Rosemary Extract Said to be Better for Frying
Antioxidant titans rosemary extract and virgin olive oil together reduce harmful acrylamides, Spanish researchers say.
Apr. 5, 2013
Peru Must Lift Anti-Subsidy Duties on Italian and Spanish Olive Oil
A Peruvian tribunal has quashed anti-subsidy duties the country had been imposing on imports of Italian and Spanish olive oil.
Mar. 31, 2013
Deoleo and Hojiblanca Cleared to Form Global Olive Oil Giant
Deoleo, which already controls three of the world’s top four olive oil labels, will be allowed to acquire the huge Hojiblanca cooperative.
Jan. 10, 2013
Spain’s Competition Watchdog Says Deoleo-Hojiblanca Deal Could Harm Competition
Spain’s competition commission sees potential problems with a proposed deal joining the two olive oil giants.
Oct. 18, 2012
Deoleo and Hojiblanca, Former Rivals, Create Global Olive Oil Giant
Hojiblanca - the world’s biggest virgin olive oil producer will buy a stake in Deoleo , the global olive oil market leader.
Oct. 8, 2012
With Rising Olive Oil Prices, Concerns of Falling Consumption
The retail prices of popular Spanish olive oil brands Carbonell and Koipe have shot up this month by as much as one euro ($1.30).
Mar. 5, 2012
Back in Black, Deoleo Plans Expansion
Spanish food giant Deoleo - owner of olive oil brands Carbonell, Bertolli, Carapelli, Koipe and Sasso - is back in the black and planning to double its size via growth in emerging markets and new products in old ones.