2017/16/06 - The 2017 International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Contest -held in Jerusalem- has included four extra virgins from Spain in its TOP10: Cortijo La Torre Premium, from Aceites San Antonio; Hadrianus, from Aceites Mirasol; Knolive Epicure, from Knolive Oils; and Finca La Gramanosa Picual, from La Gramanosa.
2017/15/06 - The second VP of the Diputación de Jaén and Deputy of Promotion and Tourism, Manuel Fernández, presented yesterday the International Scientific-Professional Congress of Oleotourism and Territorial Innovation, an event organized by the Provincial Administration, the University of Jaén (UJA) and Caja Rural, to be held in the capital of Jaén between 13 and 15 September and postulated as a forum in which professionals will lay the bases and discuss the future possibilities of this tourism sector.
2017/14/06 - Amazon and ICEX have launched "Foods & Wines from Spain", an online store that will enable SMEs specialized in gastronomy and food to export their products. Initially, the store will be available on Amazon.es, Amazon.de and Amazon.co.uk. This is the first time that a public Spanish institution has joined forces with Amazon to promote Spanish companies abroad.
2017/13/06 - The European Commission (EC) will assign € 30 million to the Internet of Food and Farm 2020 (IoF2020) Project, an innovative iniciative aimed at revolutionizing the agri-food sector with communications technology and in which 19 specific cases will be developed, grouped into five major sectors: arable, dairy, meat, horticultural and fruit crops (including olives).
2017/12/06 - Toledo hosted on 8 and 9 June the 1st Forum of Quality Olive Oil Montes de Toledo, organized by the PDO Montes de Toledo and the Spanish Association of Municipalities of the Olive Tree (AEMO), which addressed, among others themes, the commitment to extra virgin olive oil as a future strategy; Management of the milling; Sensory analysis; The key factors in the development of cornicabra oils; Marketing of olive oil; and the importance of design in the sector.
2017/09/06 - The European Commission (EC) has published "Ensuring food is safe – The veterinary and phytosanitary system of the European Union explained", a new publication to help potential exporters understand what they need if they want to target the EU market with their products and improve understanding the situation in other countries by authorizing the import of EU products.

2017/08/06 - Extra Virgin Olive Oil Savantes has been held in New York since 2012, and returns to Manhattan from 21 to 23 June, bringing some of the best extra virgin olive oils from around the world for participants to taste, expanding their tasting knowledge, skills and experience.

2017/07/06 - UC Davis (California, United States) will host a Master Milling Certificate Course between September 28th and October 1st whose goal is to help olive growers produce the best olive oils in the most efficient way.
2017/06/02 - Olive oil is one of the main sectors in which Spanish agri-food cooperatives operate. Thus, 34% of these entities have activity in the olive oil sector and account for 13.6% of the total turnover, according to the report "Agri-food cooperativism. Macromagnitudes of Spanish Agrifood Cooperativism."
2017/05/02 - A compound of olive oil may help prevent the development of brain cancer, according to a study by scientists at the University of Edinburgh and published in the Journal of Molecular Biology.