2015/03/27 - Social changes have led to changes in family structures that have had an impact on consumer habits. On the occasion of the celebration of the World Olive Oil Exhibition a couple of weeks ago in Madrid, the head of the Trends Observatory of Surgenia, Fátima Sarmiento, carried out a presentation on key aspects of packaging to connect with new customers.
2015/03/26 - The Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment (Magrama) held a meeting with the olive oil and table olives sector to analyze production data, movements and stocks until February 28th. In this meeting, it was found that the harvest of the current season is almost complete, with 807 300 tons, representing a decrease of 48% over the previous year.
2015/03/25 - This course -from 18th to 22nd May- suits professional and aspiring olive oil tasters, buyers, retailers, promoters, restaurateurs, chefs, and all those interested in becoming a Professional Olive Oil Sommelier.
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.