2015/12/11 - Due to the sharp reduction in the production of olive oil in Spain and Italy during the 2014/15 campaign, imports from both countries from Tunisia have registered a significant increase of 1,300% in the case of Spain and 359% regarding Italy over the same period of the previous season.

2015/11/11 - More than 100 scientists and other experts from around the world will meet this week to propose and discuss research initiatives that can further scientific understanding of the Xylella fastidiosa bacterium and help find solutions for its control.

2015/10/11 - From today until Thursday, visitors can walk their avatar in Olive3D, an innovative virtual exhibition focussed on olive oil, table olives and oleotourism. Visit booths and make business contacts without leaving the office is the main objective of this fair where you only need a computer with internet connection and webcam.

2015/11/06 - The website www.mercacei.com has broken all records since its relaunch in March 2014, recording during the month of October 1,345,000 page views. Aimed at the professional segment but without forgetting the consumer, this site, which was reborn with the aim of becoming the reference olive oil multiportal also has a spectacular average daily time on site of 28 minutes.
2015/11/05 - Every year the International Olive Council organises the competition for the Mario Solinas Quality Awards, whose main objective is to select, among the EVOOs that participate those with the highest organoleptic characteristics in each of the categories set (Green fruitiness -Intense, Medium and Mild fruitiness- and Ripe fruitiness.
2015/04/11 - The olive oil market in Mexico is a growing market where local production is virtually nonexistent and imports cover the total consumption of this product in the country. In any case, the volume of Spanish imports is characterized by an upward trend in recent years, as reports a study published by the Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade (ICEX).
2015/03/11 - Dra Roberta Holt, PhD from UC Davis Nutrition Department, presents at the Oleocanthal International Society the results of this first research clinical trial in humans, using EVOO, with high Oleocanthal content and without it. The results shows that intake EVOO rich in Oleocanthal there was an inhibition of platelet reactivity in healthy adults, but was not present in others with no EVOO rich in Oleocanthal intake.
2015/02/11 - Everything is ready for the 26th edition of Simei, International Enological and Bottling Equipment Exhibition, organized by Unione Italiana Vini, scheduled to take place from 3 to 6 November at Fiera Milano Rho. It promises to be an edition of great interest for operators and enterprises.Over time the event has become the only international reference point dedicated to the operators and the enterprises of the wine field, a platform for discussing and exchanging views on all the best technologies of the wine, oil and beverage sectors.
2015/30/10 - The Caio Melisso "Spazio Carla Fendi" Theatre in Spoleto (Italy) will host the from 13 to 14 November a conference under the theme "The Revival of Italian Olive Growing: Technical Aspects and Guidelines" that will present solutions for the renewal of the Italian olive oil sector based on investment and environmental sustainability.
2015/27/10 - If last January 2015 we launched Olivatessen by Mercacei, an innovative publication in English dedicated exclusively to promote the culture of EVOO and value its producers, in January 2016 its sequel will change the world of Extra Virgin Olive Oil forever. To get your juices flowing, we release its new website and unveil some of its spectacular contents, in particular an exclusive interview to NBA player Pau Gasol.