2019/18/01 - EAE Business School has published the study "The Olive Sector. Data regarding the 2019 Campaign" that highlights that Spanish Olive Oil exports will reach record figures of 1.2 million tons in the current 2018/19 season, due to the low production in Italy and Greece, as well as in the rest of the Mediterranean countries with the exception of Morocco.
2019/17/01 - The International Olive Council (IOC), at the request of Turkey, will organize in Izmir from March 18 to 22 an international course for panel leaders on sensorial analysis of virgin olive oil.
2019/16/01 - From tomorrow until January 19, the first great gastronomic event of the year will take place to discover the freshest extra virgin olive oil in restaurants, bakeries and other gastronomic centers of the French capital, which will be attended by international producers, experts and chefs.
2019/15/01 - International consultants and experts from the olive oil sector analyze in this article the development of the 2018/19 Olive Oil campaign, as well as the prices, in some of the main producing countries.
2019/14/01 - Little more can be said about Rafa Nadal. We already know he’s the number 1 tennis player in the world, and we also know he’s the best ambassador for the Marca España (“Spain Brand”). Yet if you sit to chat with him about his life outside the court -you may not believe it, but he does have one,- the person behind the legend is revealed, and he is passionate about extra virgin, to the point of making himself sick from eating too many olives at his first communion. Where does the disciplined elite athlete end and the casual foodie begin? Come and see; everyone is a winner in this game.
2019/11/01 - The historic Palazzo delle Stelline in Milan will host from January 31 to February 2 a new edition of Olio Officina Festival, the event created by the writer and oleologist Luigi Caricato that revolves around the affirmation of the extra virgin olive oil culture. Under the motto "Nostra Signora Pubblicità", the eighth edition of this festival will feature an extensive program of activities: workshops, dialogues and round tables, interviews, tastings, showcooking, short tasting courses for newbies, art exhibitions, screenings, performances and even a literary café where book presentations will be taking place. In an interview with Mercacei, Luigi Caricato delves into the central theme of the next edition and the essence that characterizes this unique festival.
2019/10/01 - The Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa in Rome will host on January 14th the second edition of Evoluzione, an event organized by La Pecora Nera Editore and Oleonauta dedicated to the promotion and valorization of high-quality extra virgin olive oil.
2019/09/01 - The permanent crop -that is to say, fruit trees, vineyards, cocoa, coffee and olive groves, among others- together represents 48 million hectares, only 3% of the total cultivated land on the planet and just over 1% the cultivable. Of the total permanent crop planted on the planet, almost 25% corresponds to olive groves.
2019/08/01 - Olive oil is a product increasingly known and appreciated by the Canadian consumer. Thus, the size of the market has increased considerably in the last five years. In 2017, Canada imported C $ 203.8 million, meaning that total imports of virgin olive oil increased by 48% compared to 2013, according to a study by ICEX Spain Export and Investment.
2018/04/01 - 2018 was a year of triumph for hundreds of Greek olive oil companies whose hard work before, during, and after the 2017/18 harvest yielded superb extra virgin olive oils, as international competitions recognized. It was a year of challenges for some Greek olive oil producers, whose hard work left them with disappointing results from the 2018/19 harvest.