2017/16/05 - The presentation of innovations by public and private institutions, as well as companies in the olive sector has been the absolute protagonist of the XVIII International Fair of Olive Oil and Related Industries, Expoliva, which closed its doors last May 13th as the best edition of its History and consolidating its hegemony as a benchmark of the olive sector in the international arena.
2017/12/05 - The success of private label and the impact of price increases across European countries is driving up value sales of olive oil, according to the latest figures from IRI, the provider of big data and predictive analytics for FMCG manufacturers and retailers. Despite challenging economic conditions and poor harvests in Spain, Italy and Greece during 2015, value sales were up in several markets, with total sales of €3bn (Jan-Dec 2016) in Western Europe, while prices rose on average by 4.8%.
2017/11/05 - The organoleptic characteristics of great extra virgin olive oils are conditioned and influenced by the plant’s nature, the environment where it grows and the farming methods, understanding as such their genetic origin, agrological habitat and the cultivation techniques employed, respectively. Yet, let’s go one step beyond and boldly ask: will the anthropic environment that surrounds a plantation also influence the oils that are obtained in each area? Will the region’s human history leave an imprint on the nuances of one or another olive juice? Will the olive tree itself have been influenced by historical events that elapsed through the centuries? And, if so, could these nuances become apparent while conducting an olive oil tasting?
2017/10/05 - For a few years now, Jaén has been living a real revolution regarding quality, creativity and innovation. No less than 29 extra virgins from this province are among the 100 best EVOOs in the world according to the results obtained in the International Competition for the Quality of Extra Virgin Olive Oil EVOOLEUM Awards. Among them, 5 are included in its TOP10. In our Mercacei Magazine Expoliva Special Issue we wanted to know the reasons that explain this success and how to face the challenges of the future, and for this we have gathered outstanding personalities of the sector that share a common link, in addition to their origin: all of them contribute with their effort, work and dedication to place Jaén and its juices in the place they deserve at an international level. We advance exclusively the conclusions of this encounter published entirely in Mercacei Magazine 91.
2017/09/05 - From tomorrow until May 13th, Jaén will reaffirm its status as the true global olive oil heart and strategic nerve center of the sector with the celebration at the Provincial Fair and Congress Center of Jaén (Ifeja) of the XVIII International Fair of Olive Oil and Allied Industries, Expoliva 2017. In this framework, Mercacei will again have a privileged space (Interior Pavilion Stand D-23) to make a wide information coverage and distribute its range of publishing products for the olive sector.
2017/08/05 - The stability and solidity in current prices and the exponential growth of the superintensive olive grove worldwide are some of the main conclusions of the "Caja Rural de Jaén Report on the Situation for Olive Growing" presented today in the framework of the previous activities to Expoliva, which will take place in Jaén from 10 to 13 May.
2017/04/05 - Like every odd year, from 10 to 13 May Jaén will reaffirm its status as the true global olive oil heart and strategic nerve center of the sector with the celebration of the XVIII International Fair of Olive Oil and Related Industries, Expoliva 2017. This will be the framework of the launch of Mercacei Magazine #91, a unique issue with the latest news in the sector, the innovations in agronomy and the article of the year: "Jaén Revolution", the transformation of the EVOOs from Jaén. Are you going to miss it?
2017/05/05 - The 34th edition of Anuga, which will take place from 7 to 11 October in Cologne, Germany, will once again celebrate its Olive Oil Market, a space where a concentrated platform is offered to olive oil exhibitors and where visitors will have the opportunity of tasting all the juices present, also allowing visitors to obtain information and advice about each of them. In addition, within the framework of the fair it is planned to organize an international olive oil congress.
2017/03/05 - Researchers from the Innovation Group in Chemical Analysis at the University of Jaén (UJA), in collaboration with the Laboratory of Bromatology and Hydrology of the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Porto, have shown that extra virgin olive oil presents greater resistance to the frying process than other oils available on the market.
2017/28/04 - The University of Cordoba (UCO) will teach the XII Master in Olive Growing and Oil Technology, an international program on olive cultivation and the elaboration of olive oil and table olives, which will contribute to the training of technicians and researchers in these matters and the development of cooperative relations between the participants.