2015/02/03 - Each year, the DGCCRF launchs a control plan to maintain active surveillance on the olive oil sector.
2015/02/02 - The European Commission (EC) has adopted a regulation which reorganizes monthly rates of olive oil exempt from tariffs that Tunisia can export between February 1st and October 31st of 2015. This decision has increased exports from the African country from 5,000 to 18,000 tons in the period of time between February and March -9000 tons per month-.
2015/01/30 - The Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment (Magrama) held a meeting of the Olive Oil and Table Olives Sectoral Table in which they confirmed that the production of olive oil has reached 598,700 tons to 31st December 2014.
2015/01/29 - The competition, aims to raise the profile of typical, quality extra-virgin olive oils of the Mediterranean area, strengthening their image especially on foreign markets and offering the production chain an opportunity for positive competition that can lead to improvement in oil quality, as well as enhancing the product’s image.
2015/01/28 - Flos Olei, the Italian guide to the world best extra virgin olive oils, edited and published by Marco Oreggia, journalist, critic and expert food and wine taster -with the collaboration of Laura Marinelli, also journalist and expert taster- calls, once again, the reception of samples of the best international juices.
2015/01/27 - The California State Fair is expanding its commercial competitions for 2015 to include a competition for Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Of all the olive oil produced in the United States, California produces 99 percent and the California State Fair is seeking to find the best from California.
2015/01/26 - Madrid will host from 2 to 4 February the XIII edition of the Madrid Fusion Congress, the biggest annual show dedicated to gastronomy, which will include in its program many interesting activities focused on EVOO as the conference “An oil for each dish” by 1 Michelin Star chef María José San Román.
2015/01/23 - The three Greek cities will offer the two-day course “Monovarietal and coupage olive oils: the art of blending” which will present the science and art of extra virgin blended olive oils, focusing on Greek varieties.
2015/01/22 - The promotional campaign launched by Olive Oils from Spain overlooking Christmas, an ambitious set of actions under the slogan "Happy Variety" in which extra virgin olive oils were proposed as the perfect holiday gift, has achieved spectacular results, surpassing all expectations. No less than 60 million impacts, achieved largely thanks to television, with 30.9 million contacts.
2015/01/21 - San Francisco hosted from 11 to 13 January, Winter Fancy Food Show, the most relevant and larger gourmet event on the West Coast, visited by more than 19,500 buyers and framework of the presentation of Olivatessen by Mercacei, the most spectacular publication dedicated to EVOO around the world.