2019/17/07 - The Institute of Life Sciences of the Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna in Pisa (Italy) has carried out a research project on the effects of salt water irrigation on the production of olive oil.
2019/11/06 - Mercacei has sought the opinion of some producers, experts and brokers in the sector in order to address the low prices of olive oil in Spain, the reasons of this situation and possible measures to ease this situation.
2019/30/05 - The EVOO from Tarragona Arbor Sacris, from the company Mil&Un Verd, S.L.; La Magia dell'Olio, by Azienda del Carmine (Ancona, Italy); and the Sevillian extra virgin Entre Caminos, from Escalera Álvarez SAT, have been awarded with the Gold Medal in the categories Best Premium EVOO Design, Best Innovative Design and Best Design in Retail in the EVOOLEUM Packaging Awards 2019, organized by Mercacei Publishing Group and the Spanish Association of Olive Municipalities (AEMO), the first contest in the world devoted to recognizing the best packaging designs in which all the juices that have presented their samples to the EVOOLEUM International Awards for the Quality of Extra Virgin Olive Oil participate.
2019/27/03 - After several years almost touching the sky, Oro Bailén Picual has achieved it: best EVOO in the world (EVOOLEUM 2019 ABSOLUTE BEST) in the fourth edition of the International Competition for the Quality of Extra Virgin Olive Oil EVOOLEUM Awards, promoted by Mercacei Publishing Group and AEMO. Once again, Spain exhibits its power by placing eight extra virgins in the EVOOLEUM TOP10, with the Picual variety as the main protagonist.
2018/31/10 - Exclusive interviews with Francis Ford Coppola, Rafa Nadal, Pau Gasol, Massimo Bottura, the Roca brothers... It seemed impossible to overcome the contents of previous issues; however, Olivatessen # 5 promises to be eternal. Singer Sting, film director Isabel Coixet, chef Mauro Colagreco and New York consultant Nick Coleman will star in the next issue of the only publication in the world dedicated to promoting high-end extra virgin culture. In addition, we discover the latest in EVOO tasting, leisure, culture and lifestyle plans for EVOO lovers. A delicious, fresh and unique number.
2018/12/09 - Mercacei Publishing Group has launched the third edition of the EVOOLEUM World's TOP100 Extra Virgin Olive Oils Guide that showcases the selection of the 100 best EVOOs in the world according to the results obtained in the EVOOLEUM Awards. A deluxe edition, prologued by the renowned Italian chef Carlo Cracco, where the reader can find Mediterranean recipes by 3 Michelin-star-chef Quique Dacosta, surprising articles about culinary uses of extra virgin olive oil, the latest trends in the world of the olive tree and more, much more. Such a pleasure for the senses.

9 Spanish EVOOs and 1 Italian make up the TOP10 of the most awarded EVOOs in the world

2019/16/07 - Four of four. A complete success. Almazaras de la Subbética, S.L. has obtained the first position in all the categories of the ranking "The World's Best Olive Oils" (WBOO) in its 2018/19 edition. In addition to proclaiming itself Best EVOO of the World in this last campaign, the Priego de Córdoba company has revalidated its triumph in the categories "World's Best Organic Olive Oils", "World's Best Olive Oil Mills" and "World's Best Organic Olive Oil Mills".
2019/07/15 - Researchers of the Department of Agronomy of the University of Córdoba, in collaboration with the Agroforestry Sciences of the University of Seville, the Ifapa Venta del Llano de Jaén, and Citoliva have verified the incidence of climate change in the olive field crops. After simulating the conditions of a temperature increase of four degrees in two varieties of olives, the experts conclude that there is a reduction in the amount of fruit, the ripening begins earlier and the pulp is reduced, so that less oil is obtained.
2019/12/07 - The Italian Association of the Olive Oil Industry (Assitol) has warned that if the United States applies tariffs on olive oil, exports to the United States would be reduced by half and sales would fall by more than 50% for companies in the sector and related industries.
2019/11/07 - Scientists from the University of Granada (UGR) have determined that the prolonged intake of virgin olive oil and, to a lesser extent, fish oil, increases the average life expectancy in rats fed throughout their lives with any of these types of fat from the diet versus sunflower oil.