2016/24/11 - The International Cooking Prize with Extra Virgin Olive Oil "Jaén, Paraiso Interior," sponsored by the Provincial Council of Jaén, will celebrate its 14th edition on April 26 2017, in the framework of the 31st Salón de Gourmets, International Food Fair and Quality Drinks, which will be held between April 25 and 27 of next year.
- A study
by the Institute of Food Science and Technology of Food and Nutrition (ICTAN-CSIC) investigates in laboratory models the mechanism of action of hydroxytyrosol and its derivatives present in the olive leaf regarding the protection of the protein glycation and, in the future, its implication in diverse pathologies associated to aging.
2016/22/11 - Labeling on nutrition information will be required for most processed foods from December 13, according to the European standard, which entered into force at the end of 2014, and which lays down new requirements in the labeling of foods to ensure consumers more "clear, complete and accurate" information on the contents of products, including olive oil.
2016/21/11 - The International Olive Council (IOC) celebrates from today until next Friday 25th November the 104th meeting of its Council of Members at the organization's headquarters in Madrid. This will be its last session under the International Olive Oil and Table Olives Convention 2005, as the new agreement will enter into force on January 1st 2017.
2016/18/11 - The show is organized by Guangzhou Yifan Exhibition Service Co., Ltd, 11th China(Guangzhou) International Edible Oil and OliveOil Exhibition 2017 (IOE2017) provides the toppest trade show platform and focuses on assisting oversea companies to find the distributors and agents to expand the Edible Oil market in China.
2016/14/11 - "There are feelings of admiration, but also of open fear and hostility. Those who do not have the ability to lucidly look at the economic prospects related to the product, are led by the idea of competition and lose sight of the important objectives,"summarizes Luigi Caricato, director of Olio Officina Festival and author of Spain- Italy: Unity is strength, one of the highlights of Mercacei Magazine 89. Here is an excerpt from a brilliant article that promises not to leave anyone indifferent. But there is much more.
2016/11/16 - On the occasion of the commemoration of the Olive Tree World Day, the International Olive Council (IOC) has chosen the Center for Advanced Studies in Olives and Olive Oils of the University of Jaén (UJA), in Spain, to organize the 1st International Workshop on Healthy Cooking With Olive Oil (International Cooking with Olive Oil, a Healthy Workshop), to be held on November 23rd at the School of Hospitality Cruzcampo Foundation of Jaén, with the collaboration of this entity as well as the Provincial Council.
2016/11/15 - The Spanish Association of Municipalities of the Olive Tree (AEMO) presided last November 12 in Imperia (Italy) the board of directors of the Network of Olive Oil Cities of the Mediterranean (Recomed), in which the president of both entities, Ana María Romero, has Initiated its stage proposing the dynamization of this network of 12 coastal countries that have a common factor: the cultivation of the olive tree as a sign of identity. This Italian city was also the setting for the presentation of the EVOOLEUM Guide of the World's TOP100 EVOOs recognized at the EVOOLEUM Awards, organized by Mercacei and AEMO.
- Edimarket Editores, SL, publisher of Mercacei
, received yesterday in Madrid the Premio Alimentos de España a la Comunicación (National Food Communication Award) in its XXVIII edition, an award granted by the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment (Mapama) with which it recognizes the work carried out by professionals and entities that contribute to the production, processing, use, marketing and dissemination of Spanish food products, in this case olive oil.
- Olive Boutique in Riebeek-Kasteel (South Africa) will host this Saturday the event EVOO Expo, Celebrating Virginity!
to promote EVOO aimed at extra virgin olive oil lovers, foodies, cooks, professionals and small producers dedicated to the cultivation of the olive grove.