2019/21/05 - Maintaining a Mediterranean-type diet may protect against symptoms of depression in later life, according to new research presented at the American Psychiatric Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting.
2019/02/04 - To analyze the low prices in the olive oil market, we have requested the opinion of some producers, experts and operators in the sector in order to address the causes and possible solutions to this situation.
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.
2019/21/03 - For the first time since the EVOOLEUM Awards -the International Awards for the Quality of EVOO- have been held, the organizers of this competition -AEMO and Mercacei Publishing Group- open an extraordinary call to participate in the EVOOLEUM Packaging Awards. Although all the EVOOs registered in the EVOOLEUM Awards 2019 already participate automatically in this packaging contest, this second call -whose deadline for registration and receipt of samples ends on April 26- is an opportunity for all those producers who wish to register only in this section. Do you have the most beautiful EVOO packaging in the world? This is your contest.
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.
2019/20/05 - The 19th Fair of Olive Oil and Related Industries, Expoliva 2019, closed its last edition on May 18 after four intense days of exhibition, presentations, lectures and much innovation at the service of the olive and olive oil sector. Among the 382 direct exhibitors and 4,847 brands exhibited at the fair, the presence of Mercacei Publishing Group stood out. After more than two decades of presence at this fair, they decided to celebrate in Jaen its 25th Anniversary with its clients, advertisers and friends from this sector.

2019/17/05 - There is no doubt that Spain has led global olive oil production during the 20th century and nobody doubts that it will continue to do so over the next few years. Even more undeniable when they produce nearly one out of every two liters of the world’s total olive oil production during each campaign. The 2,625,000 ha. (6,486,516 ac.) of Spanish olive groves produce oil on cruise control, based on a deep farming know-how, optimizing agronomic techniques and improving yields per unit. Spain knows how to produce olive oil and it is proving so. But, taking the dualism Spain-quantity as an undeniable reality, the question is: Does Spain also lead the high-end extra virgin olive oil market today?

2019/16/05 - Considered as one of the world’s most important artists, the British singer Sting -10 Grammys, 2 Brit Awards, 1 Golden Globe Award, 1 Emmy, 3 Oscar nominations...- requires little introducing. However, few are aware that he swapped the ruckus of the stage, two decades ago, for the quietude of the Tuscan Mediterranean. Here he acquired the beautiful Il Palagio villa, and moved there with his wife Trudie Styler and their six children, to be able to combine his two passions, music and gastronomy. At present they produce wine, honey and olive oil. Who would have imagined almost four decades ago, when as lead singer of Police he first sang his famous Message in a Bottle, that he would be living surrounded by bottles... of EVOO! We are welcomed by our hosts, Sting and Trudie, to their Tuscan paradise.

2019/14/05 - The Global Symposium on Soil Erosion (GSER19), ‘Stop soil erosion, Save our future’ will be held from 15-17 May 2019, at the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Headquarters in Rome, Italy.