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2019/12/04 - "Walking among olive trees in Montoro". In this Cordovan municipality is where Luis Planas was when he was called by the President of the Spanish Government, Pedro Sánchez, to offer him the Agriculture portfolio, which he took over in June 2018. "For me, agriculture, food and fishing are not only culture, they are my passion," he said the day of his designation. Nine months later, and in an exclusive interview with Mercacei, the Spanish Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food addresses the evolution of the olive sector, as well as issues of interest such as the Xylella fastidiosa and the verticilium, the Tasting Panel, the Brexit or the US Tariffs on the Spanish black olive.
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.
2019/11/04 - Virgin olive oil’s constitution is one of the richest in desirable compounds both from a nutritional point of view as from a bioactive standpoint, making it a unique product. The physical, chemical and sensorial characteristics guarantee its natural origin in any of the compositions where it is included. These properties are precisely what have allowed extra virgin olive oil to take a qualitative leap into other applications besides the traditional ones.
2019/10/04 - Around 40 experts from the member countries of the International Olive Council (IOC) participated in a meeting in which they analyzed the latest updates on organoleptic evaluation, the harmonization of the sensory test panel and the classification of virgin olive oils.

2019/09/04 - The Spanish Olive Oil School organizes during this month of April in London various activities so that EVOO lovers can enjoy new experiences about this food and acquire knowledge on quality, harvesting, elaboration and varieties.

2019/08/04 - The member countries of the IOC recently approved a proposal to create a portal that gathers scientific information on the health benefits of olive oil and olive products. The project, called the Olive Health Information System (OHIS), is planned to begin in the coming months.
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