2017/07/07 - Spain continues to impose its hegemony in the 2016/17 edition of the ranking "World's Best Olive Oils", the most prestigious -and objective- in the world. 7 of the 10 most awarded EVOOs in the world are Spanish. And 13 appear in the TOP20. The company from Córdoba Almazaras de la Subbética, S.C.A. stands as the great winner of this year being the absolute winner in the four classifications: Best Global and Organic EVOO of the world thanks to Rincón de la Subbética Hojiblanco and World's Best Mill -conventional and organic- an unprecedented success in the five editions of this ranking. The podium of the Best EVOOs in the world is completed by the Italian Tréfort (Paolo Bonomelli Boutique Olive Farm) and Oro del Desierto Coupage Organic (Rafael Alonso Aguilera, S.L.), which is also proclaimed second best organic extra virgin in the world.
2017/06/07 - Olive oil production in Spain will be of 1,250,000 tons in the 2017/18 season compared to 1,281,950 tons in the previous one, according to the forecast by Álvaro Olavarría, Managing Director of Oleoestepa.
2017/04/07 - The Spanish Association of Exporters and Industrialists of Table Olive (Asemesa) is preparing its defense against the antidumping and anti-subsidy complaint filed in the United States against the Spanish Black Olive.
2017/03/06 - The Valencian Ministry of Agriculture, Environment, Climate Change and Rural Development has confirmed the first detection of Xylella fastidiosa in a plantation of almonds in the municipality of Guadalest, in the province of Marina Baixa (Alicante), which would be the first outbreak of this bacterium in the Iberian Peninsula, after its detection in the Balearics in 2016.
2017/30/06 - Copa and Cogeca launched in Brussels yesterday a new #EUFarmRecipes book showcasing recipes from the across the EU, each with a story to tell, to let consumers know that farmers and their cooperatives are the first producers of their food.
2017/29/06 - New rules to increase consumer trust in organic foodstuffs and unleash the sector′s potential for growth were informally agreed with Council′ negotiators on June 29.
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.

2017/26/05 - 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).

2017/28/06 - 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.