Mercacei Magazine received Fausto Luchetti, Executive Director of the International Olive Oil Council (IOC) between 1987 and 2002, to analyze the long judicial process carried out against him and several of his collaborators for suspected irregularities established in the management of this organization, as well as to speak about his achievements while he was in charge of this organization. Acquitted of fraud and misappropriation charges, Luchetti defends the activities he developed in the IOC and underlines, according to the motivations of the judgment of acquittal, that the judicial process, whose instruction has lasted for 13 years, has been based on "falsehoods, conjectures, hypotheses, and speculations without any evidence," and has meant an important moral damage to him. We publish excerpts from the exclusive interview published in the recently launched Mercacei Magazine 92.
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2017/26/05 - Once again, in addition to awarding the 100 best EVOOs on the planet, the International EVOOLEUM Awards aims to reflect the creative revolution that has experienced the sector in recent years: the one related to packaging, in other words, the presentation and careful design of the containers containing the precious liquid gold. That is why the EVOOLEUM Awards for Best Packaging of EVOO -a reference in the competitions of these characteristics- recognize the best designs in the categories of Best Design EVOO Premium (Goldlis), Best Innovative Design (Orodeal) and Best Design in Retail (Molino Alfonso Empeltre).

2017/31/03 - The results of the EVOOLEUM Awards were unveiled yesterday at the World Olive Oil Exhibition (WOOE), which was held for two days at the fairgrounds of Ifema in Madrid. At the event, Juan A. Peñamil, CEO of Mercacei-Edimarket Editores, and José María Penco, project manager of the Spanish Association of Municipalities of Olive (AEMO) -organizers of the contest- presented the EVOOLEUM World's TOP100 Extra Virgin Olive Oils Guide and unveiled the names of 100 brands of EVOO from 16 countries that the jury has considered the best in the world (above 80 points).
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