2016/14/12 - The Congress Center of the Fair of Pordenone (Italy) will host on June 8, 2017, the first edition of Glasspack, a trade fair dedicated to manufacturers and distributors of glass containers, as well as all aspects related: design, decoration, creation of samples... among others.
2016/13/12 - The seminar on Xylella fastidiosa organised by the International Olive Council (IOC) and the International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM) from 28 to 30 November at the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute in Bari (Italy), comprised seminars by international specialists, a field visit to the Lecce region and a round table to identify common measures.
2016/12/12 - The delegations of Córdoba and Jaén hosted last week the presentation of the EVOOLEUM World's TOP100 Extra Virgin Olive Oils Guide, which collects the 100 best extra virgin olive oils in the world according to the results obtained in the first edition of the International Awards to the Quality of Extra Virgin Olive Oil EVOOLEUM Awards, organized by Mercacei and the Spanish Association of Municipalities of the Olive Tree (AEMO).
2016/11/12 - After the success of the first edition, which has materialized in an exclusive Guide recognized by the entire sector around the world, the EVOOLEUM WORLD'S TOP100 EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OILS International Competition, sponsored by Mercacei and AEMO, has opened its registration period. From today until February 28th 2017 individual producers, producer associations and production companies around the world can submit their EVOOs of the 2016/17 Campaign to participate in a Contest that will choose the best 100 extra virgin olive oils around the world. This has consolidated in this second edition with the conviction of becoming the best and most rigorous international competition for the quality of extra virgin olive oils.
2016/07/12 - The gradual recovery of irrigated land should allow a steady increase in the production of olive oil in the Iberian Peninsula from approximately 1% per year to 2026 (10% in total over the period), according to a report by the European Commission's (EC) Directorate for Agriculture and Rural Development in collaboration with the Joint Research Center (JRC).
2016/05/12 - Researchers from the Nutrition and Bromatology Department of the Pablo de Olavide University, the Andalusian Center for Molecular Biology and Regenerative Medicine (Cabimer) and the Center for Biomedical Research in Network of Diabetes and Associated Metabolic Diseases (Ciberdem) have just published a study on the Molecular Nutrition and Food Research, which demonstrates the protective role of the consumption of extra virgin olive oil in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (Ehgna) in mice.
2016/01/12 - QvExtra! International and the Consorzio di Garanzia dell'Olio Extravergine di Qualità (CEQ Italy) have received a grant from the European Commission (EC) to promote extra virgin olive oil in various markets, as well as the SIQEV quality label, which certifies that the oil maintains all its properties and organoleptic characteristics during the period of preferential consumption.
2016/29/11 - Italy has started FOOI (Filiera Olivicola Olearia Italiana), the Interprofessional Organization of Olive Oil and Table Olives. This new entity will be composed of the organizations of producer associations AIPO, CNO, Unapol, Unasco and Unaprol; the National Federation of Oleic Trade (Federolio); the Italian Association of the Olive Industry (Assitol); and the organizations for the transformation of this sector AIFO and Assofrantoi.
2016/28/11 - Although the olive oil market in Puerto Rico may have reached a high degree of maturity, there are still opportunities for the most innovative exporters in this sector, as long as high quality standards are maintained, as well as competitive prices. The Costa Rican market, on the other hand, experiences product saturation, although the growth foreseen for some commercial surfaces other than supermarkets (convenience stores and hipermarkets) provides some opportunities of entry in the market, according to two studies of ICEX Spain Exports and Investments.
2016/25/11 - The International Olive Council (IOC) celebrated the World Olive Day yesterday in Madrid in an event that highlighted the importance of the olive tree as a crop that contributes to social and economic wealth, nutrition and health, environment and fight against climate change.