North American Olive Oil Association Hosts a Tasting in New York
Olive oil industry executives and journalists gathered at a midtown Manhattan Italian restaurant Monday evening for an olive oil tasting and dinner NAOOA.
California Bill Would Align Laws With New U.S. Olive Oil Standards
The California State Health Committee voted unanimously in favor of Senate Bill 818, a first step toward revising the state's olive oil standards to match new USDA definitions.
Building on “Proven Success” IOC Plans Summer Launch of US Campaign
The Olive Council plans to spend $1.7 million to promote olive oil use in the United States and Canada, building on what the latest IOC market report calls its "proven success" in the world's biggest market.
Q&A With IOC Director Jean-Louis Barjol
The executive director of the International Olive Council discusses Australian standards, mixed results in India and China and his ambitions in the United States.
Spanish Olive Oil Exports Boosted by Emerging Markets
Spain, the world's leading producer of olive oil, is maintaining its position on top of the industry's pecking order, with most of its growth tied to new markets.
Catamarca Unveils New Research Facility for Olive Oil Production
"Producers will gain access to technical assistance in the field and at the pilot plant with the aim of improving the quality of their products." - Flavio Fama, National University of Catamarca
Cioloş: Storage Aid Would Be Nothing But an “Aspirin”
The EU commissioner called on the Spanish regional governments to address structural problems in the olive oil sector and again rejected calls for the provision of private storage aid.
Details Expected Thursday on Investigations Into Deodorized Olive Oils
The Corpo Forestale will hold a highly anticipated news conference in Rome Thursday about its recent investigations into deodorized olive oils and supply chains.
Olive Oil Scandal in Lebanon Leads to Calls for Reform
Despite all the benefits of olive oil, it can stil be risky to eat in Lebanon where recently it was reported that there several olive oil brands contained toxic chemicals
Thousands to Welcome Cioloş in Cordoba Friday with Calls for Storage Aid
10,000 people will gather in Cordoba Friday during a visit by European Commissioner for Agriculture Dacian Cioloş to call for the immediate provision of private storage aid for olive oil.
California Olive Oil Council Elects Board Members
Elections had something to do with the record number of attendees at the annual meeting of the California Olive Oil Council. Members voted to fill six seats on a board of thirteen members.
Spain Pulls Ahead in Olive Oil Sales to China
The battle for dominance within China’s olive oil market is still very much underway but Spanish producers are now said to be pushing ahead.