2017/28/06 - New Delhi, India, will host the 19th World Ecological Agriculture Congress from 9 to 11 November, which is held every three years in a different country with the aim of promoting the implementation of organic farming globally and measuring its progress.
2017/27/06 - Researchers from the Centro Alameda del Obispo de Córdoba dependent on the nstituto de Investigación y Formación Agraria y Pesquera (Ifapa) have developed a tool that assesses the specific requirements of irrigation in any farm according to its location. The new system allows the management of water resources to be more profitable and is able to estimate with more precision the exact demands of each crop. At the same time, the practice of irrigation becomes more sustainable by using only what is really necessary in each period, as highlights the Fundación Descubre.
2017/26/06 - Researchers at the Pablo de Olavide University in Seville, under the coordination of Professor Francisco Martínez Álvarez, participate in a project led by the company ec2ce that aims to develop a predictive model to control the pest of the olive fly (Bactrocera Oleae), which favors a controlled application of phytosanitaries that improves the sustainability of the olive grove.
2017/23/06 - The Executive Secretariat of the International Olive Council has been informed by the Office of the United Nations in New York, the depositary of the International Agreement on Olive Oil and Table Olives, 2015, that Turkey ratified the Agreement on 21 June 2017.
2017/22/016 - The Mediterranean diet, rich in plant-based foods, is associated with a variety of health benefits, including a lower incidence of dementia. Now, researchers at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM) have identified a specific ingredient that protects against cognitive decline: extra-virgin olive oil, a major component of the Mediterranean diet.
2017/21/06 - Producers south of the Equator have until 6 September to send samples. Two different labels can be entered in the Extra Virgin Category, which is divided in turn into: intense, medium and light fruit. The agreement between Veronafiere and Intex Osaka also envisages the presentation and guided tasting of olive oils taking awards during the 2017 Olive Oil Kansai International event scheduled in Osaka in October.
2017/20/06 - The olive oil market in Poland is expanding and has increased by 11.9% the total sales in the period between 2011 and 2015. In this last year, the total turnover of olive oil reached 34,7 million euros, as detailed in a study by ICEX Spain Exports and Investments.
2017/19/07 - Feria de Madrid will host on 28 and 29 November ExpoHalal Spain, a meeting point of suppliers and buyers between East and West that will concentrate the best products -among them food- and services of the Halal industry.
2017/16/06 - The 2017 International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Contest -held in Jerusalem- has included four extra virgins from Spain in its TOP10: Cortijo La Torre Premium, from Aceites San Antonio; Hadrianus, from Aceites Mirasol; Knolive Epicure, from Knolive Oils; and Finca La Gramanosa Picual, from La Gramanosa.
2017/15/06 - The second VP of the Diputación de Jaén and Deputy of Promotion and Tourism, Manuel Fernández, presented yesterday the International Scientific-Professional Congress of Oleotourism and Territorial Innovation, an event organized by the Provincial Administration, the University of Jaén (UJA) and Caja Rural, to be held in the capital of Jaén between 13 and 15 September and postulated as a forum in which professionals will lay the bases and discuss the future possibilities of this tourism sector.