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.
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.

2017/26/05 - 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).