2018/16/11 - The Consorzio Olivicolo Italiano (Unaprol) has asked the Government for a National Plan 2.0 that combines innovation and modernity with the historical and cultural heritage of the olive sector in order to guarantee the future of the olive grove.
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.
2018/24/05 - We need you to accept the new regulations to protect the privacy of our customers and ensure the correct use of their data, which took effect on May 25th. The new European Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which Mercacei is executing, unifies the different legislations of the European countries and modernizes the current regulations on the protection of data of individuals and the circulation of such data.
2018/15/11 - The Greek city of Thessaloniki will host from 7 to 9 April 2019 the third edition of Gourmet Exhibition, an event that promotes the excellence and richness of the Hellenic gastronomy based on extra virgin olive oil and other gourmet products. In its three editions, according to its organizers, this event has become one of the key trade events in the region.
2018/14/11 - A fungus that does not attack wood, but preserves it. It could sound strange, but it is possible. Elke van Nieuwenhuijzen will be receiving her doctorate 7 November for her study of black fungi on oiled wood that behave like a "biofinish". This layer colors the wood and protects it from wood rot and degradation by sunlight. An additional advantage: the fungus automatically repairs damage in the protective layer.
2018/13/11 - The Spanish Minister of Health, Consumption and Social Welfare, Maria Luisa Carcedo, announced yesterday the future implementation in Spain of Frontal Nutrition Labeling, which will serve as a reference for the nutritional quality of food and beverages, following the recommendations of various scientific societies, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the European Union (EU).
2018/12/11 - The publisher Nova Science Publishers has published "Olive Tree in the Mediterranean Area: A Mirror of the Tradition and the Biotechnological Innovation", a new book that reviews the historical roots of olive oil, its traditional and innovative production techniques, its varieties or management of the by-products of olive cultivation.
2018/08/11 - The olive sector has been the most damaged by the bad weather that has affected all of Italy in recent weeks. "Water pumps", hail storms and strong winds have already lashed this crop in the course of the 2018/19 campaign, dragging the olives and destroying thousands of olive trees, even centuries old, as reported by the Consorzio Olivicolo Italiano (Unaprol) .
2018/07/11 - The Olive Center will organize a course on the production and quality of table olives from 12 to 13 February 2019 in the facilities of the Seppeltsfield winery in The Barossa (Australia).