2019/04/03 - The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) have a project underway whose main objective is to support the development of the value chain to improve competitiveness and increase recognition of Tunisian olive oil.
2019/01/03 - The world consumption of table olives has multiplied by 2.8, increasing by 178.7% during the period between the 1990/91 and 2018/19 campaigns, as detailed in the last newsletter of the International Olive Council (IOC) .
2019/28/01 - The Specialty Food Association (SFA) organizes each year the Winter and Summer Fancy Food Shows, two events of great importance and dimension in the United States dedicated to the exhibition of gourmet and delicatessen products, including extra virgin olive oil. The Director of Content of this association, Denise Purcell, analyzes in an interview published in Mercacei Magazine 98 the evolution and perspectives of this market in the North American country, as well as the advantages of participating in both exhibitions.
2019/27/02 - A trip through the Flavors of Spain will take to the Palace of Moncloa the cuisine of the Autonomous Communities from Spain through its most important chefs, so that leaders and international personalities can get to know the regional Spanish food. The chef María José San Román, awarded with a Michelin star and two Repsol suns, will be in charge of the first menu.
2019/26/02 - After completely modifying the rules for the individual competitions in its previous edition, as well as tightening the criteria to guarantee maximum rigor and authenticity, the prestigious "World's Best Olive Oils" Ranking (WBOO) has published the rules and guidelines of the contests included in the 2018/19 edition. The EVOOLEUM Awards -whose term for the reception of samples concludes in two days- consolidates as the most important private contest in the world.
2019/25/02 - The Spanish Government has communicated the full collaboration of Spain with the European Commission (EC) in the study of the most appropriate strategies for the control of the bacteria Xylella fastidiosa.
2019/22/02 - Banco Santander has donated to the University of Córdoba (UCO) a collection of olive seedlings corresponding to uncatalogued millenary varieties for their characterization and conservation in the Olive Germplasm Bank.
2019/21/02 - Fiera del Levante in Bari (Italy) welcomes from today and until February 23 EnoliExpo, the Italian national fair dedicated to technology, machinery and services for the production of olive oil and wine.
2019/20/02 - As part of the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) proposals for 2021-2027, a new tool is being developed to help farmers manage the use of nutrients on their farm. The Farm Sustainability Tool for Nutrients (FaST), proposed in the framework of the Good Agricultural and Environmental Conditions (GAECs), aims to facilitate a sustainable use of fertilisers for all farmers in the EU while boosting the digitisation of the agricultural sector.
2019/19/02 - The Sala del Grillo del Parco di Pinocchio in Collodi (Italy) will host on February 23 Pane e Olio! Le Merende di Pinocchio, a fun and educational event for children to discover an adequate diet through bread and EVOO and where they can play, taste and enjoy the advice of experts in nutrition, while attending the presentation of L'Oleoteca di Pinocchio.