Daily Archives: April 7, 2014

  • Spain's government interested in Deoleo stake

    The Spanish government is interested in buying into olive oil producer Deoleo, the world’s top olive oil bottler which has attracted interest from foreign funds, Treasury Minister Cristobal Montoro said on Monday.

    Several Spanish banks are selling a 31 percent stake in the firm, owner of brands such as Carbonell, and a number of foreign funds are already vying to take over the company, a source close to the deal said last week.

    Spain is the world’s biggest olive oil producer. Its olive oil exports are surging and the industry is seen as a growth area especially for the south of the country, which is plagued by high unemployment.

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    The Spanish government is interested in buying into olive oil producer Deoleo, the world’s top olive oil bottler which has attracted interest from foreign funds, Treasury Minister Cristobal Montoro said on Monday. Several Spanish banks are selling a 31 percent stake in... 
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  • Olive oil: RPA moves to protect consumers and responsible traders

    The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) has carried out a trial olive oil inspection at the largest bottler in the UK as part of its preparations for enforcing new regulations.

    A team from the Agency’s Horticultural Marketing Inspectorate (HMI) carried out the trial at UK Edible Oils Limited ahead of its inspection regime going live.

    The visit was one of the final parts of the Agency’s rigorous planning for this new area of work and allowed the team to test its inspection process in a working environment.

    John Marsden, Regional Horticultural Marketing Inspector and RPA Olive Oil Sampling Manager, said: “The Agency has a great deal of experience of carrying out farm and fruit and vegetable inspections, but this is a new area of work for us.

    To be able to hold a trial inspection in a state-of-
    the-art plant like this was invaluable. It went really well and allowed inspectors to gain a better insight into the practicalities that will be associated with this work.

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    The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) has carried out a trial olive oil inspection at the largest bottler in the UK as part of its preparations for enforcing new regulations. A team from the Agency’s Horticultural Marketing Inspectorate (HMI) carried out the trial at UK Edible Oils... 
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  • Olive oil Awards Ceremony 6th Aristion 2014 - PUBLIC INVITATION

    And this year, completed successfully 6th Eleotechnia 2014 Olive Oil Competition and Olive exhibition in Greece, which is the third largest oil producer country in the world.

    Hundreds of participants from private and cooperative enterprises producing olive oil, olive oil producers, retailers, distributors, retailers, importers-exporters and end users who wanted to learn as much as possible about the “liquid gold”, as Homer spoke and the “best medicine”, as Hippocrates spoke.

    “Gold Aristion” in Hellenic phraseology means Gold Metal as the Olympic awards. It emphasizes in the best olive oils.

    PUBLIC INVITATION
    6th Aristion 2014, Ceremony of Olive oil Awards
    We expect you on 11/4, 19:00 pm, at the Hilton-Athens
    www.eleotexnia.gr/eng

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    And this year, completed successfully 6th Eleotechnia 2014 Olive Oil Competition and Olive exhibition in Greece, which is the third largest oil producer country in the world. Hundreds of participants from private and cooperative enterprises producing olive oil, olive oil producers,... 
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  • Cargo of Spanish olive oil was seized in Italian see Port

    A cistern of Spanish olive oil without transportation documents, thus subjected to the risk of changing the product’s origin, was seized Salerno.

    The seizure of the Spanish olive oil was carried out thanks to the operation, that begun in the night of the 3rd of April in some Italian sea ports and was carried out by about forty inspectors of the Icqrf and the militaries of the Port Authorities.

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    A cistern of Spanish olive oil without transportation documents, thus subjected to the risk of changing the product’s origin, was seized Salerno. The seizure of the Spanish olive oil was carried out thanks to the operation, that begun in the night of the 3rd of April in some... 
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