Theft and Resale of Olive Oil on the Rise

12271336470?profile=RESIZE_180x180There are increasing reports of organised theft of extra virgin olive oil from production mills in Andalucia. This latest media report references other cases in the past few weeks. The traceability documentation is falsified prior to intended re-sale.  Bulk commodity prices of Spanish extra virgin olive oil have doubled in the past year following poor harvests, as has Italian.  Greek prices have also increased but not to the same extent.

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