2019/24/06 - We welcome the summer season with a review of those international fairs and events that are essential for the olive sector and that will take place during the second half of the year.
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.
2019/21/06 - An abundant representation of companies from the olive sector will promote their Premium products to the main American buyers of the sector at the Summer Fancy Food Show in the United States, to be held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York from 23 to 25 of June. Mercacei Publishing Group -with its own booth- will have an outstanding presence in the event.
2019/20/16 - The AGR-119 group of the University of Córdoba (UCO) has participated in the Olive-Miracle European project, led in the Cordovan center by Professor Francisco Villalobos, through which it is intended to optimize management strategies for the cultivation of the olive grove in the Mediterranean Basin.
2019/19/06 - 2,000 years ago, the countryside of Córdoba and Jaén were the main producing areas of olive oil in the world, as it happens today. Rome strengthened this crop and its trade, since Andalusian olive oil fed its soldiers and people for more than two centuries. The legions that protected the empire in Gaul, in Britain or on the borders of the Rhine and the Danube also used olive oil as one of the main foods in their diets.
2019/18/06 - The FDA (Food & Drug Administration) of the United States is visiting Spain, from June 10 to 21, to evaluate the official control system of food safety in this country and see if there is equivalence between the Spanish food safety norms (which are the same as the European Union's) and those of the American organization.