2017/31/10 - The Mora City Council (Toledo), the Miguel Hernández University (UMH) of Elche (Alicante), the University of Almería, Gesreman S.L. and the Spanish Association of Municipalities of the Olive Tree (AEMO) participate in the European project Life + "ReGrow: Recovery of abandoned rafts of olive oil waste using biorecovery strategies in a circular economy environment".

2017/30/10 - A century of existence, a privileged mind and an overflowing vitality. Belonging to one of the most important families in Italy, the President of Gruppo Valbruna and Amenduni Nicola SpA, a tireless storyteller and former film producer, conquers for his humility and simplicity. We are, without doubt, before a unique persone. A true life lesson that we will publish in our next Mercacei Magazine 93. Here we leave you a sneak peek.

2017/27/10 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will organize a Conference on Technological Innovation in the Olive Oil Sector in Tunisia on 17 November about current and future technologies for the production of high-quality olive oils in this country.
2017/26/10 - In 2016, olive oil ranked third product in Spanish food exports to China, only behind pork meat and wine. It is a sector with significant potential in this country, where there is a strong market and a growing demand for healthy products. In addition, their interest in olive growing is increasing and the development of the olive industry in the Asian giant is playing a prominent role. But what do we know about the olive oil taster's work in China? We reveal it in an exclusive interview with Henry Lin, trained in Italy and one of the few Chinese tasters currently available.
2017/25/10 - The Ministries of Economy and Agriculture of Israel have agreed the extension of the quotas free of taxes to the import of olive oil in the country. This decision follows the lack of consensus during the current course, which has led to the non-granting of such quotas, according to the Economic and Commercial Office of the Spanish Embassy in Israel.
2017/24/10 - October finds olive oil producers throughout California dusting off equipment, monitoring oil content and preparing for harvest. As the state begins what is expected to be an unprecedented harvest, mother nature challenged the course of events in several oil-producing regions with wildfires in Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino, Lake counties and beyond. Overall the industry is expecting only minor setbacks.
2017/23/10 - The Andalusian Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development, Rodrigo Sánchez Haro, presented today in Jaén the Official Olive Oil Harvest Forecast for the 2017/18 Season, in which a production of 4,302,500 tons of olive for oil-mill is expected in this Community. This will allow an olive oil production of 884,900 tons, which means a decrease by 15.8% regarding the previous season and 7.7% less than the average of the last five seasons. The same report predicts an olive oil production of 1,150,000 tones for Spain.
2017/20/10 - After the meetings held on 16 and 17 October, the IOC experts in organoleptic assessment and harmonisation participated in a workshop on the organoleptic assessment method for virgin olive oils to which the representatives of the Advisory Committee of the IOC were invited. The IOC’s objective was to bring together industry and research to achieve a better understanding and closer collaboration on the issue of the organoleptic assessment method, an essential tool in the classification of virgin and extra virgin olive oils alongside the physico-chemical testing methods.
2017/19/10 - The California Olive Oil Council (COOC) will host a seminar on November 4th at its California headquarters as a pre-requisite for becoming an apprentice to the COOC Taste Panel, which conducts the sensory assessment of all member olive oil samples each year to determine if they meet the criteria for seal certification as extra virgin grade.
2017/18/10 - Although within vegetable fats, as a whole, olive oil is in third position, it eads the consumption of organic oils in both value and volume. Thus, in 2016, 5,075 tons of organic olive oil was consumed at a value of 39.4 million euros, according to a study by ICEX Spain Exports and Investments.