2017/19/04 - The XVIII International Olive Oil and Related Industries Fair in Spain, Expoliva to be held from 10 to 13 May at the Provincial Fair and Congress Venue of Jaén, will register in its next edition some "spectacular" data, with the presence of 326 exhibitors, 37 of them international from 11 countries, representing 923 companies and a total of 4,215 trademarks, in 40,000 square meters of exhibition.
2017/18/04 - QvExtra! International and the Consorzio di Garanzia dell'olio Extravergine di Qualità (CEQ-Italia) are in the process of searching a communication agency as responsible for the development of their high-quality European EVOO promotion campaign in two high-growth markets: the United States and Japan.
2017/17/04 - The Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA) has detected irregularities in 45 oil brands among the 140 collected in the last two years, from 12 states and the Federal District.
2017/11/04 - The Italian Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Policy (Mipaaf) has presented the Institutional Communication Campaign "Olio Extra Vergine, La Ricchezza, La Nostra Fortuna" to promote the consumption of extra virgin olive oil and to sensitize consumers about reading the labels to know the nutritional characteristics, variety, origin and traceability of this product.
2017/10/04 - As part of their continuing support to Morocco’s olive oil sector, FAO and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), in collaboration with Interprolive, Morocco’s olive oil industry association, organized a workshop in Meknes aimed at strengthening the organization and capacities of Interprolive.
2017/07/04 - Roundworms storing monounsaturated fats in their guts live longer, according to Stanford researchers. Their study links epigenetic regulation with fat metabolism, and may have implications for many species.
2017/04/06 - Olive oil is the best reference fat to consume next to many foods both in preparations or culinary processes as for its consumption in raw, as detailed in the new Dietary Guidelines for the Spanish Population, launched by the Spanish Nutrition Society (SENC), with the collaboration of more than 100 experts in food and public health, and recently published in a special issue of the Nutrición Hospitalaria journal.
2017/05/04 - The International Olive Council (IOC) has just made public the Mario Solinas Prize, in which eight Spanish EVOOs have been awarded in their different categories. In addition to Spanish juices, extra virgins from Italy, Croatia and France have also been recognized in this edition.
2017/04/04 - The olive cultivation is an important agricultural activity for Portugal, since it represents 95.5 million euros, with a weight of 1.36% in the value of agricultural production. The olive sector has an industry with 1,431 employees (1.6% of the total agro-food industry) and has more than 495 oil mills, 12 olive oil refineries and 17 olive pomace extractors, according to the latest market report of the International Olive Council (IOC), which analyzes the olive sector in Portugal.
2017/03/04 - The Pro Olivo Association -representative institution of the Peruvian olive sector, integrated by processing and exporting companies of table olives and olive oil- is executing the Project "Technological Innovation Agenda for the Technical and Commercial Development of the Olive Tree," which aims to increase the competitiveness of the value chain of table olives and olive oil and has been conceived as a useful tool to generate consensus on the problems and needs of the olive growing sector of the South American country.