2019/31/01 - IFEMA, the main trade show operator and venue in Spain, and international event organiser Diversified Communications, have today confirmed a new collaboration agreement for the co-organisation of a major annual international event for the Iberian Peninsula and the Mediterranean region. The show, which will be held under the Organic Food Iberia and Eco Living Iberia brands over 6-7 June, already enjoys the support of the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture and Portugal Foods, as well as the country’s main organic production regions. A raft of international stands and pavilions will also be supporting the event. To date, over 70% of exhibition space is already booked.
2019/30/01 - The latest data of the Istituto di Servizi per il Mercato Agricolo Alimentare (Ismea) point to an olive oil production in Italy this campaign of 185,000 tons, which represents a decrease of 57% regarding the previous season and "one of the worst crops of the history of Italy."
2019/28/01 - The Ministry of Environment, Agriculture and Fisheries of the Balearic Islands has signed a collaboration agreement with the Institute of Agricultural Research and Training and Fisheries of Andalusia (Ifapa) to transfer and develop evaluation tests of olive material. The agreement will promote research on which olive varieties are most resistant to Xylella fastidiosa.
2019/25/01 - The OOCCs second annual Olive Oil Day has been scheduled for March 5 at the Robert J. Cabral Ag Center in Stockton (California). This event is free and open to the public and the OOCC encourages all EVOO lovers with an interest in the California olive oil industry to attend.
2019/24/01 - After the success of the first edition held in November 2017, the Italian city of Turin will host today and tomorrow the conference "The method of control-the control of the method. From the technique to the norm: oils as a model system" in which more than 80 participants from companies, research centers, and institutions bodies throughout Europe will discuss about olive oil and the methods of analysis that allow us to determine its quality and authenticity.
2019/23/01 - The olive oil sector is in full expansion in Algeria. In fact, in just a few years, it has grown from 150,000 hectares to 500,000 hectares of olive groves and the country aims to reach one million hectares in the medium term, a situation that makes it particularly attractive for Spanish companies related to the olive industry and olive oil, as highlighted by the Algerian Spanish Business Circle (CNEA).

2019/21/01 - The XF-ACTORS Digital Research Object Portal (DROP) is an infrastructure that aims to providing a unique entry point to search for open research data and open access documents on Xylella fastidiosa.

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.