2018/03/01 - A representation of international experts, together with delegations from different olive oil institutions from around the world, will analyze the reality of the olive oil sector in Sfax (Tunisia) between January 26th and 30th.
2017/29/12 - Spain dominates the Indian olive oil market, followed at a great distance by Italy, Greece, Turkey and Tunisia, its main competitors, according to a study by ICEX Spain Exports and Investments that analyzes the olive oil market in India in the context of the rest of vegetable fats.
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.
2017/11/10 - 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.
FICO Eataly World, the largest agri-food park in the world located in Bologna (Italy), took stock of its first month of activity, in which it received 350,000 visitors and obtained a turnover of 6.4 million euros. During that first month, they also highlighted the presentation of the seventh edition of Olio Officina Festival 2018, which will be held in February.
2017/22/12 - The Balearic Ministry of Environment, Agriculture and Fisheries has informed the agricultural organizations about the progress and novelties in the follow-up of the Xylella fastidiosa highlighting that Brussels has recognized the action in the Balearic Islands as a containment zone for this plague.
2017/21/12 - The international movement in favor of the high quality European extra virgins represented by the alliance between the QvExtra! International and CEQ Italia associations has set out to conquer two of the world's fastest growing markets, the US and Japan.
2017/20/12 - The European Commission forecasts that the annual production of olive oil will grow at a rate of 2.3% per year until 2030 in Spain and Portugal, being the countries with the highest growth rates, according to its Prospects Report for the medium term regarding the main markets for agricultural products in the EU until 2030.
We say goodbye to 2017, without a doubt an intense year for the olive and EVOO sector. An exercise characterized by drought and very profitable economically thanks to the good origin prices of olive oil in the market, and plagued -quite literally- of interesting news: here you have a review of the 20 most important news of the year or, at least, those that from Mercacei we wanted to rescue. Let yourself be captured by the Christmas spirit and don't get upset if we leave any out... Yes, oil is a crazy business, as stated by Pierluigi Tosato (Deoleo). But, despite this, we are passionate about it. Happy 2018!
2017/18/12 - AINIA Technological Center develops a research on the application of new methodologies to test the consumer’s emotions towards new products, based on faster, more flexible and consumer-oriented sensory techniques that could apply to the EVOO sector.