2017/15/09 - A team of researchers from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM) has found a way to detect who may be the natural predators of the olive fly, through a molecular technique that detects DNA from the fly in the digestive tract of the candidates which is less damaging to the environment.
2017/12/09 - Agro-food Cooperatives Spain, the National Association of Olive Oil Packers and Refiners (Anierac) and the Spanish Association of Industry and Commerce Exporter Olive Oil (Asoliva) presented today to the Spanish Minister of Agriculture, Isabel García Tejerina, the Voluntary Reinforced Self-Control System for certain extra virgin olive oils whose objective is to to provide end-customers with guaranteed quality and provide greater legal certainty to the packaging companies.
2017/11/09 - The world production of olive oil will reach 2,937,631 tons in the 2017/18 season, which means an increase by 8.2% regarding to the previous season, according to the report published by the GEA Center of Excellence of Olive Oil and directed by Rafael Cárdenas, responsible for this entity.
2017/08/09 - Following the agreement signed with Messe München, SIMEI will debut on September 11th in Munich (Germany) and will return to Italy in 2019. This exhibition, which will run until September 15th, includes an exhibition on technological excellence, as well as a complete program of educational activities, including international conferences and thematic workshops.
2017/07/09 - McCord Research is launching OliveNet™ Library, a new website to encourage collaboration among scientists around the world who conduct olive-related research.
2017/06/09 - Producers from Rio Grande do Sul and other Brazilian states are moving forward in a project to create the Brazilian Institute of Olive Growing (Ibraoliva), whose objective is to promote the development of the country's olive sector, strengthening the producers' efforts.
2017/05/09 - The Argentinean town of San Juan is hosting from today until September 8th the seventh edition of the International Olive Meeting, ArgOliva, a contest whose goal is to promote one of the most outstanding productive sectors of this province and in which will take place numerous activities such as competitions, business meetings, professional days and tastings, among others.
2017/04/09 - Various Italian and Spanish experts will meet on 28 and 29 September in San Remo, Italy, at the workshop "1991-2017: 25 years of the Test Panel and possible interactions with the different fields of scientific research."
2017/01/09 - The Italian National Olive Oil Tasters Organization (ONAOO) will hold the third international meeting for olive oil tasters in Rome from September 7-9.
2017/31/08 - Paris will host the third edition of Olio Nuovo Days from 16 to 20 January 2018, an exciting gastronomic journey to discover the freshest and greenest extra virgin olive oil in restaurants, bakeries and other very special places in the French capital.