2017/24/11 - Under this motto, a high-level conference was held on November 17 in Tunisia, which highlighted the importance of using innovation and technology to transform the olive oil industry in the African country, one of the world's leading producers of olive oil.
The spectacular contents of Olivatessen by Mercacei, the first magazine in the world dedicated exclusively to extra virgin olive oil, are cooked over a low heat, from the moment the previous issue comes to light. A delicate job that requires perseverance, dedication and talent. The result? Olivatessen # 4, an unrepeatable number.
2017/21/11 - As in previous years, Mercacei offers exclusively to its readers the forecasts for the 2017/18 Olive Oil campaign in the main producing countries of the Mediterranean Basin by some of the best consultants and international experts in the olive oil sector.
2017/11/10 - The EVOOLEUM 2018 app is already here. An attractive and didactive digital version of the EVOOLEUM World's TOP100 Extra Virgin Olive Oils Guide. This app for iOS and Android smartphones and tablets -available for free- offers the possibility to check from every corner of the world the fact sheets of the 100 best EVOOs of each campaign, in addition of performing countless searches, to discover the best pairings for each olive juice and plan a visit to the best thematic shops of all five continents.
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).
2017/22/11 - During the last five years, the consumption of olive oil in Spain has fallen 0.7 liters per person and the expense has increased by 8.1 euros per capita, according to the report that the Spanish agency Mercasa elaborates annually based on the information provided by the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment through the Panels of Food Consumption.
2017/20/11 - The Panamanian consumer continues to perceive olive oil as an elitist and expensive product, using it almost exclusively as a dressing for salads. The price and the brand, to a lesser extent, constitute the decisive factors of purchase within this category of product, without quality or the country of origin playing a relevant role, according to a study by ICEX Spain Exports and Investments.
2017/17/11 - Researchers from the Italian Institute of Meteorological Research (INRiM) and the associations Assitol and Federolio discuss, in a scientific conference held in Turin, new control systems to guarantee the consumer the quality and authenticity of the Italian olive oil marketed in the rest of the world.
2017/16/11 - The food industry in general, and the olive sector in particular, face the challenge of meeting the requirements of a consumer increasingly oriented towards healthy, natural, sustainable products with a differentiated organoleptic profile. In this challenge, biotechnology could be the perfect ally.
2017/15/11 - "I am a tree" is the main theme of the seventh edition of Olio Officina Festival, which will be held from 1st to 3rd February 2018, once again, in the halls of Milan historic Palazzo delle Stelline, and will focus its attention on packaging, pairings with EVOO and high-altitude olive oils.