Croatian MEP Proposes New Quality Measures
The European Parliament has proposed measures for the evaluation of high-quality extra virgin olive oils to protect consumers and producers.
Olio Capitale Takes Aim at International Markets
Trieste will host the 9th Olio Capitale, Italy's exhibition dedicated to quality extra virgin olive oil.
Olive Council Members Meet in 23rd Session
The International Olive Council (IOC) held the 23rd session of its Council of Members in Madrid.
Spain Dominates Booming American Market for Bulk Olive Oil
Bulk olive oil imports are replacing prepackaged shipments, according to figures released today by the International Olive Council (IOC).
Linking Chemistry with Italian EVOO Origins
Chemical compounds in Italian olive oils depend on the olive variety and cultivation site, according to research promoted by Unaprol.
Europe Increases Tunisia’s Export Quotas
The European Commission adopted a regulation adjusting the monthly quota for olive oil exports from Tunisia to the EU.
Olive Oil in France Rife with Deception and Fraud, Report Finds
Recent checks in France revealed widespread problems with falsely labeled olive oils.
Umbria PDO Looks to Expo and Beyond
With production off 95 percent, the new president of Umbrian PDO said the 2014 harvest showed how the region's products are "almost essential."
After Bruising Season, Italy Combats Fraud and Invests in its Future
The minister of agriculture organized a meeting with stakeholders to "relaunch" a core sector of the Italian economy.
Turkey’s Olive Oil Exports Fall by Half
Producers are holding on to their stocks with expectations that prices will rise following the poor harvests in Italy and Spain.
Confiscated Olive Oil Co. Allegedly Run by Imprisoned Crime Boss
More than €20 million of assets have been confiscated in a scandal over the Sicilian Mafia's management of a large olive oil company.
A Plan to ‘Relaunch’ Umbrian EVOO
Umbrian officials presented a project to expand efforts to promote local olive oil during a meeting attended by stakeholders.
After the Olive Fruit Fly and Bacterial Blight, the Dreaded Starling
There is little relief in this "Black Year" for Italian olive oil with challenges seeming to come from every direction.