2018/12/11 - The publisher Nova Science Publishers has published "Olive Tree in the Mediterranean Area: A Mirror of the Tradition and the Biotechnological Innovation", a new book that reviews the historical roots of olive oil, its traditional and innovative production techniques, its varieties or management of the by-products of olive cultivation.
2018/08/11 - The olive sector has been the most damaged by the bad weather that has affected all of Italy in recent weeks. "Water pumps", hail storms and strong winds have already lashed this crop in the course of the 2018/19 campaign, dragging the olives and destroying thousands of olive trees, even centuries old, as reported by the Consorzio Olivicolo Italiano (Unaprol) .
2018/07/11 - The Olive Center will organize a course on the production and quality of table olives from 12 to 13 February 2019 in the facilities of the Seppeltsfield winery in The Barossa (Australia).
2018/06/11 - Brazilian imports of olive oil and olive-pomace oil have increased by 28% during the last campaign 2017/18, reaching maximum values with 76,816.6 tons compared to the previous season, exceeding the average volumes of the last four seasons, according to the latest market report of the International Olive Oil Council (IOC).
2018/05/11 - The Netflix platform has launched a new documentary series called Salt Fat Acid Heat, based on the award-winning cookbook by chef and culinary writer Samin Nosrat, who travels the world to learn more about the essential elements of taste and good cuisine, including extra virgin olive oil.
2018/30/10 - The headquarters of the International Olive Oil Council (IOC) in Madrid will host on November 22 an international seminar on olive and climate change, which aims to disseminate the positive environmental impact of this crop.
2018/26/10 - The National Association of Industrial Packers and Edible Oil Refiners (Anierac) and the Spanish Association of the Olive Oil Trade and Exporting Industry (Asoliva) have ensured that all brands comply with strict legal analytical controls, confirming that all are extra virgins from the analytical point of view, and that they detect "obvious irregularities" in the elaboration of the latest study of the Organization of Consumers and Users (OCU) on 41 brands of Spanish EVOO.
2018/25/10 - The Business and Agrifood Organizations Advisor Horacio González Alemán analyzes in exclusive declarations for Mercacei how olive oil companies should develop in the current agri-food system, what are their opportunities, as well as the challenges they must face regarding today's consumers who, like the markets, go through a moment of redefinition after the crisis which "makes it more complex and difficult to catalog".
2018/24/10 - Soria hosted on October 22 the launch of the first dictionary of the Mediterranean Diet, a new publication of 400 pages written by Dr. Juan Manuel Ruiz Liso, General Director of the Scientific Foundation Caja Rural de Soria, whose objective is to promote integral health through a Mediterranean Diet lifestyle and in which extra virgin olive oil is one of the leading foods.
2018/23/10 - Veronafiere will host a new bridge with China for the export of one of the most emblematic Made in Italy products: extra virgin olive oil. Specifically, this entity and the Business Development Council of Hong Kong have signed an agreement for the launch of The Sun Intl EVO Oil Show, a new initiative to sell, promote and position this product in the Asian giant whose first edition is scheduled in parallel to the International Fair of Wines and Spirits of Hong Kong, which will take place from November 8 to 10.