7May, 2019

Olive Oil Production in Spain Sets Record

Olive oil, Spain|

Spain’s Ministry of Agriculture, Fishing and Food reported that olive oil production in Spain reached 1.77 million tons through March of the 2018/19 campaign, an increase of 43 percent compared with the same period in the previous campaign. Spain’s Ministry of Agriculture, Fishing and Food has reported that olive oil production reached 1.77 million tons for the first half of the 2018/19 campaign — a record figure. This marks a 43-percent increase for the same period in 2017/18 and 49-percent higher than the average yields of the last four campaigns. The 2018/19 campaign has been prolific in Spain in other [...]

7May, 2019

Valencia’s organic agriculture records sharpest growth in Spain

Organics, Spain|

The Region of Valencia leads the Spanish organic growth, with the sharpest increases at national level when it comes to organic operators, organic producers and certified organic acreage, according to the latest Annual Report of the Organic Production, elaborated by the Comité d'Agricultura Ecologica de la Comunitat Valenciana (CAECV). Also, Valencia's organic agriculture has generated a turnover exceeding 450 million Euro in 2018, which is 25% of the sector's total national turnover. In the last four years, the number of hectares devoted to organic crops has doubled, and they already represent 13.9% of the total agricultural acreage, compared to the [...]

2Mar, 2019

Society, Spain|

A few surprises to come out of Bloomberg’s Healthiest Countries report this year. Great news for those of you who dig olive oil, rice, and octopus. Not so much if you’re into calzone or spaghtti bolognese. Oh, and if Chipotle is your go-to meal source, beware–the U.S. and Mexico dropped a few spots this year to rank 35th and 53rd respectively. These are the world's healthiest countries:1. Spain2. Italy3. Iceland4. Japan5. Switzerland 35. U.S. 60411:48 AM - Feb 25, 2019Twitter Ads info and privacyThese Are the World's Healthiest NationsMaybe it’s something in the gazpacho or paella, as Spain just surpassed Italy to become the [...]


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