2017/19/09 - From Mercacei we wanted to know first hand the first forecasts of the 2017/18 campaign in one of the main olive oil producing countries. According to the experts consulted, the persistent drought in Italy is hampering the initial expectations of harvest, which, on the contrary, is expected to be "good" in Tunisia from a qualitative and quantitative point of view.
2017/13/09 - The second edition of the EVOOLEUM World's TOP100 Extra Virgin Olive Oils Guide is already here. Published by Mercacei, the most prestigious and important publishing company of the agri-food sector, with more than 20 years of professional experience, the EVOOLEUM Guide presents the World's Best 100 Extra Virgin Olive Oils, recognized at the EVOOLEUM Awards, International Prizes for Quality in Extra Virgin Olive Oil, organized by AEMO - Spanish Association of Olive municipalities and Mercacei.
2017/14/09 - If Massimo Bottura and Andy Warhol had met, they would have liked each other. The American artist would often say that if you wanted to learn all about him, all you had to do was look at his paintings and watch his films. “I’m there, there is nothing more”, he would repeat. The same applies to the Italian and his dishes. Chocolate, hare and herbs that recreate Picasso paintings, a team of chefs warming the bench and Billy Holiday’s rugged voice singing in the background at the Osteria Francescana. This is how the world’s best restaurant 2016 is run and how its maestro, Massimo Bottura, the Michelangelo of the stoves, heads it.
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).
2017/18/09 - A Virginia Tech research team discovered that the olive-derived compound oleuropein helps the body secrete more insulin, a central signaling molecule in the body that controls metabolism.
2017/15/09 - A team of researchers from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM) has found a way to detect who may be the natural predators of the olive fly, through a molecular technique that detects DNA from the fly in the digestive tract of the candidates which is less damaging to the environment.
2017/12/09 - Agro-food Cooperatives Spain, the National Association of Olive Oil Packers and Refiners (Anierac) and the Spanish Association of Industry and Commerce Exporter Olive Oil (Asoliva) presented today to the Spanish Minister of Agriculture, Isabel García Tejerina, the Voluntary Reinforced Self-Control System for certain extra virgin olive oils whose objective is to to provide end-customers with guaranteed quality and provide greater legal certainty to the packaging companies.
2017/11/09 - The world production of olive oil will reach 2,937,631 tons in the 2017/18 season, which means an increase by 8.2% regarding to the previous season, according to the report published by the GEA Center of Excellence of Olive Oil and directed by Rafael Cárdenas, responsible for this entity.
2017/08/09 - Following the agreement signed with Messe München, SIMEI will debut on September 11th in Munich (Germany) and will return to Italy in 2019. This exhibition, which will run until September 15th, includes an exhibition on technological excellence, as well as a complete program of educational activities, including international conferences and thematic workshops.
2017/07/09 - McCord Research is launching OliveNet™ Library, a new website to encourage collaboration among scientists around the world who conduct olive-related research.