Oct. 17, 2016
The fifth edition of the world's largest and most prestigious olive oil competition will feature an expanded suite of tools designed to make it easier for buyers of all types to obtain the winning brands.
Oct. 13, 2016
The latest figures from the International Olive Council predict a 7 percent drop in production and sharply lower imports by Brazil after years of growth.
Sep. 20, 2016
Efforts continue to ensure that restaurants, hotels and caterers are in compliance with the Spanish Royal Decree that prohibits refilling olive oil bottles. This summer a council in Jaen and a farmers association have taken new measures.
Sep. 20, 2016
The Italian Antitrust Authority has cleared Colavita Spa of an earlier charge of unfair business practices following a May 2015 report by the consumer magazine Il Test Salvagente.
Sep. 19, 2016
This morning the tragic news is being shared throughout the New York culinary community and far beyond in expressions of disbelief as the weight of the loss sinks in.
Sep. 15, 2016
The program will work to improve the technical capacity of local institutions and farmers and raise awareness on how to prevent the spread of Xf through early detection, diagnosis, monitoring, and phytosanitary measures.
Sep. 12, 2016
The International Olive Council is proposing grants for the financing of activities and events aimed at celebrating 'World Olive Day' in member countries.
Sep. 7, 2016
Supermarket chains are repeatedly reported for infringing the law by reducing prices lower than cost, while olive oil producers are losing a lot more than their patience.
Aug. 31, 2016
A patchy attack in various parts of the country, due to frequent rains and warm temperatures, have made the last period of the growing season a challenge for olive farmers against one of their most feared pests.
Aug. 29, 2016
A Corsican olive oil producer feared for her orchards after the Xylella fastidiosa bacteria was spreading on the island, but for the third consecutive year, Fabienne Maestracci was rewarded for the quality of her work.
Aug. 25, 2016
Researchers used organic substances to stimulate the plant's development of phytoalexins, which are barriers used in its internal war against the pathogen.