2017/14/06 - Amazon and ICEX have launched "Foods & Wines from Spain", an online store that will enable SMEs specialized in gastronomy and food to export their products. Initially, the store will be available on Amazon.es, Amazon.de and Amazon.co.uk. This is the first time that a public Spanish institution has joined forces with Amazon to promote Spanish companies abroad.
2017/13/06 - The European Commission (EC) will assign € 30 million to the Internet of Food and Farm 2020 (IoF2020) Project, an innovative iniciative aimed at revolutionizing the agri-food sector with communications technology and in which 19 specific cases will be developed, grouped into five major sectors: arable, dairy, meat, horticultural and fruit crops (including olives).
2017/12/06 - Toledo hosted on 8 and 9 June the 1st Forum of Quality Olive Oil Montes de Toledo, organized by the PDO Montes de Toledo and the Spanish Association of Municipalities of the Olive Tree (AEMO), which addressed, among others themes, the commitment to extra virgin olive oil as a future strategy; Management of the milling; Sensory analysis; The key factors in the development of cornicabra oils; Marketing of olive oil; and the importance of design in the sector.
2017/09/06 - The European Commission (EC) has published "Ensuring food is safe – The veterinary and phytosanitary system of the European Union explained", a new publication to help potential exporters understand what they need if they want to target the EU market with their products and improve understanding the situation in other countries by authorizing the import of EU products.

2017/08/06 - Extra Virgin Olive Oil Savantes has been held in New York since 2012, and returns to Manhattan from 21 to 23 June, bringing some of the best extra virgin olive oils from around the world for participants to taste, expanding their tasting knowledge, skills and experience.

2017/07/06 - UC Davis (California, United States) will host a Master Milling Certificate Course between September 28th and October 1st whose goal is to help olive growers produce the best olive oils in the most efficient way.
2017/06/02 - Olive oil is one of the main sectors in which Spanish agri-food cooperatives operate. Thus, 34% of these entities have activity in the olive oil sector and account for 13.6% of the total turnover, according to the report "Agri-food cooperativism. Macromagnitudes of Spanish Agrifood Cooperativism."
2017/05/02 - A compound of olive oil may help prevent the development of brain cancer, according to a study by scientists at the University of Edinburgh and published in the Journal of Molecular Biology.
2017/02/06 - Deals are done, information is shared, trends are discussed and good food is consumed at The Olive Oil Conference in Chicago on July 18 - 20. In its third year, the Conference will again attract the full spectrum of participants in the olive oil industry, expanding networks and delivering new ideas for business.
2017/01/06 - The International Center for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (Ciheam) has published the book Xylella fastidiosa & the Olive Quick Decline Syndrome (OQDS). A serious worldwide challenge for the safeguard of olive trees, which includes up-to-date information on the vectors that transmit bacteria according to their latest research.