11/03/2014 - A team of UC Davis students has built a biosensor designed to quickly and easily evaluate the chemical profile of oil, providing producers, distributors, retailers and ultimately consumers with an effective, inexpensive way to ensure olive oil quality.
10/31/2014 - Exports of olive oil have reached in SPain a historic record 1,110,800 tonnes in the 2013/14 season, 76% more than in the previous season and increasing 43% compared to the average of the previous four campaign. This amount represents a new record, with 235,000 tons more than the previous record set in 2011/2012.
10/30/2014 - London and other British cities will witness in the coming months the excellence and benefits of Spanish Extra Virgin Olive Oils and table Olives through exclusive tastings, as well as organized workshops to learn and experiment with both products.
10/29/2014 - The international group of olive oil experts "Varietals" engaged in the monitoring of high quality extra virgin olive oils in various Mediterranean countries will travel to Spain in November in order to improve their knowledge on the olive sector in this country.
10/28/2014 - The purchasing managers from the main group of wholesale distribution in Australia met yesterday in Madrid with 32 Spanish companies dedicated to food and consumer goods, as part of "ICEX Retailers Program". The objective of the meeting was to bring closer the distribution channel to the company and enable the closing of trade deals.
10/27/2014 - The International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Tasting - Domingo Faustino Sarmiento Award, held at the 4th International Olive Meeting Argoliva 2014, from 20 to 24 October in the town of San Juan (Argentina), awarded several EVOOs from Spain, United States, Argentina and Uruguay in two categories: Artisanal and Industrial.
10/24/2014 - The headquarters of the European Institute of the Mediterranean Food (Ieamed) in Malaga will host on Monday, October 27th the commemoration act of the Mediterranean Diet International Year, a meeting that will involve eight prestigious Andalusian chefs who are committed to following the guidelines this type of gastronomy.
10/23/2014 - The Taiwanese government will soon require importers of edible oils to submit test reports certified by the authorities of the exporting countries.
10/22/2014 - China's second-largest food conglomerate has agreed to buy a majority stake in Italian olive oil group Salov, responsible of Sagra and Filippo Berio brands.
10/21/2014 - BIOCórdoba closed yesterday the doors of its eighteenth edition continuing with its aim of promoting the local market and organic food towards domestic consumption. As part of this event the ECOTrama 2014 Award was handed to top winner Finca La Torre Selección, from the company Finca La Reja.