2015/03/24 - The European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Vytenis Andriukaitis, has announced that he will travel to Italy to evaluate the effects of Xylella fastidiosa on the olive trees in the province of Lecce, located in the Apulia, the area most affected by this pathogen.
2015/03/23 - Olive oil today is produced in the five continents. Specifically, in 47 of the 54 countries in which it is possible due to their climatic and orographic conditions. The last two that have incorporated this list are Armenia and Namibia. This enables that any day of the year olive oil can be elaborated somewhere in the world due to exploitation in both hemispheres.
2015/03/20 - For the 3rd consecutive year, the Union des Œnologues de France, (Union of French Oenologists) organizes an international competition featuring different olive oils: Les Olivalies.
2015/03/18 - Spanish Minister of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Isabel García Tejerina, will unveil next Wednesday, March 25, at the headquarters of the Ministry all the details of the promotional campaign that Foods from Spain will develop in international markets, which will feature the tennis player Rafael Nadal.
2015/03/17 - A study by the University of Jaén analyzes the beneficial effects of maslinic acid in immune cells called macrophages, involved in the inflammatory response that occurs in some cancers.
2015/03/16 - The fourth edition of the World Olive Oil Exhibition (WOOE), held on 12 and 13 March at IFEMA Madrid, has consolidated this event as a reference on the olive sector having echieved a growth of 25% in the number of visitors from 38 countries, and bringing together more than 100 mills.
2015/03/17 - The European Union (EU) has fixed the allocation coefficient to be applied to applications for import licences for olive oil lodged from 2 to 3 March 2015 under the Tunisian tariff quota and has suspended the issue of import licences for the month of March 2015, as it was published on Official Journal of the European Union last Saturday.
2015/03/12 - More than 100 Spanish mills (Andalusia, Castilla La-Mancha, Extremadura, Galicia, Madrid, Catalonia and the Balearic Islands) and others from Tunisia and Greece are meeting today and tomorrow in Madrid next to buyers and professionals around the world, during the fourth edition of the World Olive Oil Exhibition (WOOE), which predicts a growth turnout of 25%.
2015/03/11 - The ninth edition of Olio Capitale, supported by the Ministry of Agriculture and by Expo Milano 2015, with hundred of labels and more than 250 producers from Apulia, Calabria, Tuscany, Lazio, Sardinia, Campania, Liguria, Molise, Abruzzo, the Marche, Friuli Venizia Giulia, awarded Italian EVOOs in the Concorso Olio Capitale 2015.
2015/03/10 - Biol International Prize, from 18 to 20 march, blows out twenty candles and celebrates its return from Andria to Bari. The twentieth edition of the largest worldwide contest dedicated to organic olive oil is organized by CiBi and promoted by Regione Puglia – Policies for Rural Development Department, Chamber of Commerce of Bari, The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and the City of Andria.