2015/15/09 - According to a study published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, the Mediterranean Diet can reduced by two thirds the risk of developing breast cancer, as has been demonstrated in a large clinical trial coordinated by the University of Navarra inside the Predimed study (Prevention with Mediterranean Diet) and CIBERobn.
2015/14/09 - Geneva (Switzerland) will host from 5 to 9 October, the United Nations Conference for the Negotiation of a Successor Agreement to the International Agreement on Olive Oil and Table Olives beyond 2015.
2015/11/09 - On September 15, the "International Trade Fair for Business, Technology and Innovations" will open at the MOC Veranstaltungscenter in Munich. At this three-day event, a total of 51 exhibitors will be presenting the latest trends, products and services for the oils and fats industry. The show also features an extensive supporting program for the trade.
2015/10/09 - The Italian Organization of Olive Oil Tasters (ONAOO, by its initials in Italian) will hold an International Championship of Olive Oil Tasters on Sunday 13th September at Expo Milano. The appointment will precede the "Meeting Internazionale Assagiatori ONAOO" a meeting organized also by Onaoo to be held in Imperia during days 14, 15 and 16 September.
2015/09/09 - After publishing a few days ago the opinion of the Spanish olive sector through some of its most authoritative voices, in Mercacei we wanted to know how the campaign is presented in the main producing countries of the Mediterranean Basin. Here is the result.
2015/09/08 - The use of deficit irrigation in the olive grove does not affect the amount of production, but leads an increase of phytoprostanes content in olive oil, being those beneficial health components, which could be a good practice. So says a study conducted by researchers at the Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM), the Center for Soil Science and Applied Biology of Segura (CEBAS-CSIC), the Institute of Biomolecules Max Moussseron (IBMM) at the University of Montpellier and The Chaparrillo Agrarian Center of the Regional Government of Castile-La Mancha.
2015/09/07 - Neuromarketing: The quiet revolution in business. After so many years following the guidelines and standards that ruled marketing manuals, neuroscience comes to question many of the paradigms that were believed as unchangeable. It is bringing clues of many unknowns about consumers’ behavior that many traditional research methods did not solve.

2015/04/09 - The International Competition of Extra Virgin Olive Oil Olivinus 2015, held in Mendoza (Argentina) has been a success, receiving 304 samples from 15 different countries. In this edition, EVOOs from Argentina achieved 52 awards, followed by Spain with 24, Portugal (20), Chile (8), Uruguay (5), South Africa (4), Italy (3), Israel (3), Greece (2), Peru (1) and Turkey (1).

2015/09/03 - Mercacei launched in December 2014 its most ambitious project: Olivatessen by Mercacei, an innovative publication in English aimed to promote Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Following the success of the English version, with a circulation of over 15,000 copies worldwide, and in response to the demand of professionals, now Mercacei's most gourmet magazine is also available online in Spanish.
2015/09/02 - Data from the second forecast report published by Interaceituna regarding the 2015/16 campaign points out a production of 532,000 tons of table olives, a lower figure than in previous campaigns; although the final amount will be conditioned by the weather prevailing during the change of seasons between summer and fall.