2017/28/06 - New Delhi, India, will host the 19th World Ecological Agriculture Congress from 9 to 11 November, which is held every three years in a different country with the aim of promoting the implementation of organic farming globally and measuring its progress.
2017/27/06 - Researchers from the Centro Alameda del Obispo de Córdoba dependent on the nstituto de Investigación y Formación Agraria y Pesquera (Ifapa) have developed a tool that assesses the specific requirements of irrigation in any farm according to its location. The new system allows the management of water resources to be more profitable and is able to estimate with more precision the exact demands of each crop. At the same time, the practice of irrigation becomes more sustainable by using only what is really necessary in each period, as highlights the Fundación Descubre.

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).
2017/26/06 - Researchers at the Pablo de Olavide University in Seville, under the coordination of Professor Francisco Martínez Álvarez, participate in a project led by the company ec2ce that aims to develop a predictive model to control the pest of the olive fly (Bactrocera Oleae), which favors a controlled application of phytosanitaries that improves the sustainability of the olive grove.
2017/23/06 - The Executive Secretariat of the International Olive Council has been informed by the Office of the United Nations in New York, the depositary of the International Agreement on Olive Oil and Table Olives, 2015, that Turkey ratified the Agreement on 21 June 2017.
2017/22/016 - The Mediterranean diet, rich in plant-based foods, is associated with a variety of health benefits, including a lower incidence of dementia. Now, researchers at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM) have identified a specific ingredient that protects against cognitive decline: extra-virgin olive oil, a major component of the Mediterranean diet.
2017/21/06 - Producers south of the Equator have until 6 September to send samples. Two different labels can be entered in the Extra Virgin Category, which is divided in turn into: intense, medium and light fruit. The agreement between Veronafiere and Intex Osaka also envisages the presentation and guided tasting of olive oils taking awards during the 2017 Olive Oil Kansai International event scheduled in Osaka in October.
2017/20/06 - The olive oil market in Poland is expanding and has increased by 11.9% the total sales in the period between 2011 and 2015. In this last year, the total turnover of olive oil reached 34,7 million euros, as detailed in a study by ICEX Spain Exports and Investments.
2017/19/07 - Feria de Madrid will host on 28 and 29 November ExpoHalal Spain, a meeting point of suppliers and buyers between East and West that will concentrate the best products -among them food- and services of the Halal industry.