2017/18/07 - The Olive Oil Sommelier Association of Japan (OSAJ) organizes annually Olive Japan, an event involving Japanese consumers, international exhibitors of high-quality extra virgin olive oil and expert tasters from around the world. Olive Japan has two main events: the International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Contest, held in April, and the "Olive Marche", an open-air market, held last 7 and 8 July, where they offered tastings, information and olive products for sale.

2017/17/07 - There's no much time less to enjoy the summer holidays and we want to review the main national and international fairs and events that will take place in the coming months and which are of interest for the promotion of extra virgin olive oil, in order to consolidate or access new markets and interact with potential customers.

2017/14/07 - U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the initiations of new antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations to determine whether imports of ripe olives from Spain are being dumped in the United States, and whether producers in Spain are receiving alleged unfair subsidies.
2017/13/07 - Prices have been rising since the beginning of the marketing year. The EU virgin olive oil price is now close to EUR 400/100 kg (May 2017). Since the beginning of the marketing year, producer prices for virgin olive oil have averaged a level 40 % above the last 5-year average. With the market situation as described above, prices will not be falling before the end of the marketing year, according to a report by the European Commission (EC)
2017/12/07 - According to the last international forecast coordinated by Juan Vilar, Strategic Consultant and Professor of the University of Jaén (UJA); and Jorge Pereira, Professor at the University of the Republic of Uruguay, a global production of olive oil of 2,826,890 tons is expected in the 2017/18 season, representing an increase by 5% regarding the previous season.
2017/11/07 - The Minister of Agriculture of Valencia, Elena Cebrián, presented yesterday before the Spanish Minister of Agriculture, Isabel García Tejerina, and the representatives of the Autonomous Communities at the Sectoral Conference held in Madrid the situation after the detection of the bacterium Xylella fastidiosa in Alicante and the performances carried out since the confirmation of the outbreak in the municipality of Castell de Guadalest.
2017/05/07 - It has been more than three years since the Royal Decree came into force on new rules for the presentation of olive oils in hotels and restaurants so from Mercacei we have sought the opinion of various representatives of the sector to know their balance and valuation of a rule still unknown by the consumer.
2017/10/07 - France will host next 16th September the first National Extra Virgin Olive Oil Tasting Team Championship, whose objective is to promote excellence in the evaluation and recognition of the EVOO producing regions of the world.
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.