2017/24/04 - The International Plant Protection Convetion (IPPC) Secretariat has just published a new factsheetthat presents information about Xylella fastidiosa, the vectors, world distribution, economic impacts and preventive measures.
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).
Tréfort by Paolo Bonomelli Boutique Olive Farm. That is, according to the jury, the best EVOO in the world in 2017. The organization of the International Awards for the Quality of Extra Virgin Olive Oil EVOOLEUM Awards, promoted by Mercacei and AEMO, has announced the EVOO TOP100 of the second edition of the contest, that is is to say, the 100 extra virgins that have obtained the highest score among the more than 300 samples presented to a contest that was born with the vocation to recognize the quality of the best EVOOs in the world and that, among other merits, can boast of being the most rigorous and reliable in the international scene thanks to its strict methodology and the spectacular jury that forms its Tasting Panel.
2017/21/04 - Scientists from the Research Group of Chemical and Environmental Engineering at the University of Jaén (UJA) have manufactured bricks composed mainly of olive and pine pruning ashes which have a higher porosity and lower thermal conductivity compared to traditional clay. In addition, the use of waste materials reduces the environmental impact during its production, as has stated Fundación Descubre in a statement.
2017/20/04 - The State of Palestine has joined the International Olive Council (IOC), following the United Nations notification of ratification of its accession to the International Olive Oil and Table Olives Convention on April 9th, as reported this organism in its web page.
2017/19/04 - The XVIII International Olive Oil and Related Industries Fair in Spain, Expoliva to be held from 10 to 13 May at the Provincial Fair and Congress Venue of Jaén, will register in its next edition some "spectacular" data, with the presence of 326 exhibitors, 37 of them international from 11 countries, representing 923 companies and a total of 4,215 trademarks, in 40,000 square meters of exhibition.
2017/18/04 - QvExtra! International and the Consorzio di Garanzia dell'olio Extravergine di Qualità (CEQ-Italia) are in the process of searching a communication agency as responsible for the development of their high-quality European EVOO promotion campaign in two high-growth markets: the United States and Japan.
2017/17/04 - The Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA) has detected irregularities in 45 oil brands among the 140 collected in the last two years, from 12 states and the Federal District.
2017/11/04 - The Italian Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Policy (Mipaaf) has presented the Institutional Communication Campaign "Olio Extra Vergine, La Ricchezza, La Nostra Fortuna" to promote the consumption of extra virgin olive oil and to sensitize consumers about reading the labels to know the nutritional characteristics, variety, origin and traceability of this product.
2017/10/04 - As part of their continuing support to Morocco’s olive oil sector, FAO and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), in collaboration with Interprolive, Morocco’s olive oil industry association, organized a workshop in Meknes aimed at strengthening the organization and capacities of Interprolive.