05/22/2014 - The Parc des Expositions of Paris Nord Villepinte will welcome from 19 to 23 October one of the major events of the food industry, SIAL Paris, held every two years in the French capital featuring more than 6,000 exhibitors and 150,000 high-level visitors.

Interview with the High Commissioner of Marca España (OACME)

05/21/2014 - The High Commissioner for Marca España received us in his great office on the rooftop of the North Tower of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation. Carlos Espinosa de los Monteros (Madrid, 1944) describes himself as a faithful servant of his country and is, among other things, a lover of good olive oil.

05/20/2014 - Nearly 200,000 Japanese consumers joined 53 extra virgin olive oil exhibitors and expert olive oil tasters from ten countries to celebrate extra virgin olive oil quality in Japan last week.

05/19/2014 - The CEO of Productions and Agricultural Markets in the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment (Magrama), Fernando Miranda, stated last Friday in Antequera (Málaga) that the first drafts of legal documents on the implementation of the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) will be presented in early June for discussion with the regional governments and producer organizations. Therefore, national legislative reform package must be published in the autumn.

05/14/2014 - Montoro’s Olive Fair celebrates its 30 years of history. Authentic national and international reference within the olive and olive oil sector, in the last edition held in 2012 it included the participation of more than 150 companies and turned into the perfect showcase for the latest industry news and technological innovations. 

05/13/2014 - The Spanish Food & Drink Industry Federation (Fiab), Agri-food Cooperatives and professional agricultural organizations such as Asaja, COAG and UPA have raised a series of proposals and priorities to the main political parties contesting the elections to the European Parliament regarding the main challenges that the agricultural sector will face in the coming years.

05/12/2014 - Trade in olive oil and olive pomace oil decreased by 9% during the first five months of the 2013/14 campaign in Japan, China, Australia, Brazil, Canada, United States and Russia, from 247,347.1 tonnes to 224.726.3 tonnes, as stated in the International Olive Council (IOC) latest market report.

05/09/2014 - Russian imports of olive oil and olive pomace oil rised 8% during the 2012/13 campaign, reaching a volume of 32,517 tonnes. Over 83% of total imports proceed from the European Union (EU) countries. Spain, with 58% and 18,812.43 tonnes, is its main supplier, according to Global Trade International data, collected in the latest International Olive Council (IOC) market report.

05/08/2014 - Agroconsulting has developed Nutritional Advanced Diagnostics (DNA), an innovative system that interprets nutritional values in olive groves, which allows foliar analysis at any time of year.

05/07/2014 - The Moroccan city of Meknès continues its initiatives in the field of olive oil promotion and, following the establishment of l'Agro-pôle Olivier Meknès in 2004 and l'Association UDOM "Union pour le Développement de l'Olivier de Meknès" the region will count on the Olivier Promo Meknès Foundation in order to boost its oil sector.