- Please step this way from 15th – 18th February 2017 at the Exhibition Centre in Nuremberg to experience organic delights, diversity and know-how. These are the dates when the international leading trade fair for organic foods will be inviting you to its next event. More than 48,000 specialist purchasers will experience and discover what the international organic market has to offer over four trade fair days. More than 2,500 exhibitors are expected – over 200 of these at the Vivaness, the international trade fair for natural cosmetics which takes places every year in parallel to the Biofach
- On 19 December the Council
adopted its position at first reading on revised rules to perform official controls along the agri-food chain. The Council's position is based on the compromise agreed with the European Parliament (EP) in June 2016, and paves the way for the final adoption of the regulation by the EP at a next plenary session.
2016/20/12 - Mercacei presents an excerpt from the report written by Simon Field, founder of Extra Virgin Olive Oil Savantes, about Australian and New Zealand Olive Industry published in Mercacei Magazine 89.
2016/30/11 - On January we will release the third issue of Olivatessen by Mercacei, the original and modern annual publication in English, dedicated exclusively to the promotion of EVOO culture, gastronomy and the Mediterranean Diet around the world. A collector's issue that you can't let get away. We give you 4 good reasons.
2016/19/12 - The 2st Gourmet Olive Exhibition & Delicacies will take place in May 5-7 at the newly renovated cultural center, Lab’Attoir, in Thessaloniki, Greece. Its aim is to promote Greek cuisine based on extra virgin olive oil in order to recognize the role of small farmers and promote the benefits of consuming quality EVOO.
2016/16/12 - The University of Cordoba and the Andalusian Oleocanthal Society paticipate in the Aristoil Project, part of the Interreg Med Program co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund. The kick-off meeting took place last week in Kalamata (Greece) with the participation of Spain with partners from Italy, Greece, Croatia and Cyprus.
2016/15/12 - A study at IRB Barcelona has identified the cells responsible for initiating and promoting metastasis in several types of human tumours. Their results show that the protein CD36 -present in palm oil-, which absorbs fat from the cell membrane, is an essential factor that determines whether tumour cells become metastatic.
2016/14/12 - The Congress Center of the Fair of Pordenone (Italy) will host on June 8, 2017, the first edition of Glasspack, a trade fair dedicated to manufacturers and distributors of glass containers, as well as all aspects related: design, decoration, creation of samples... among others.
2016/13/12 - The seminar on Xylella fastidiosa organised by the International Olive Council (IOC) and the International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM) from 28 to 30 November at the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute in Bari (Italy), comprised seminars by international specialists, a field visit to the Lecce region and a round table to identify common measures.
- The delegations of Córdoba and Jaén hosted last week the presentation of the EVOOLEUM World's TOP100 Extra Virgin Olive Oils Guide
, which collects the 100 best extra virgin olive oils in the world according to the results obtained in the first edition of the International Awards to the Quality of Extra Virgin Olive Oil EVOOLEUM Awards, organized by Mercacei and the Spanish Association of Municipalities of the Olive Tree (AEMO).