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Dec. 2, 2015

Olive Council Elects New Leader

The Council of Members nominated Abdellatif Ghedira, a Tunisian, who was selected among a group of applicants including Moroccan and Spanish candidates.

Dec. 2, 2015

European Commission Issues New Guidelines on 'Joint Selling' of Olive Oil and Other Foods

The new guidelines set out three "efficiency-based" derogations to EU antitrust rules that allow producers to jointly sell and set prices, volumes and other terms under certain conditions.

Dec. 2, 2015

Taiwan and U.K. Delegations Tour Italian Olive Oil Centers

Buyers and journalists are in Italy with the hope of expanding trade in olive oils from Tuscany, Campania and Lombardy.

Nov. 27, 2015

New EU Funds for Research on Xylella Fastidiosa

Europe has set aside €7 million for research on the prevention, detection, and control of Xylella fastidiosa.

Nov. 27, 2015

Another Case of Xf in France

The new infections have been identified as belonging to a sub-species called multiplex, which is not harmful to olive trees or grape vines.

Nov. 23, 2015

Taste Panel App Digitizes Sensory Analyses

A new app promises to increase the accuracy, security and sustainability of olive oil taste testing.

Nov. 21, 2015

Olive Oil Prices Fall Despite a Supply Seen as Modest

With supplies already low amid forecasts of an average harvest, the market remains perplexed about falling prices.

Nov. 20, 2015

High Quality, Average Yield Expected from Greece

Preliminary estimates call for an average output of Greek olive oil with excellent quality.

Nov. 20, 2015

San Isidro Labrador Cooperative Joins Interóleo

Andalusia’s second-largest olive oil seller incorporated its third new member in five months.

Nov. 18, 2015

Assitol President, Calling Adulteration in Italy 'Residual,' Suggests Review of Taste Tests

The Italian olive oil sec­tor is liv­ing intense days. Widely pub­li­cized accu­sa­tions of fraud by famous brands of olive oil sold in Italian super­mar­kets revi­tal­ized a sim­mer­ing debate on the guar­an­tees of authen­tic­ity due to con­sumers and the ade­quate pro­tec­tions deserved by pro­duc­ers. In an inter­view with Olive Oil Times, the pres­i­dent of Assitol, the Italian

Nov. 18, 2015

Istrian Olive Oil Gets National PDO

The process of gaining national PDO status for Istrian extra virgin olive oil took five years. The next step would be recognition at the European level.

Nov. 16, 2015

Deoleo Recalls Bertolli and Carapeilli Olive Oils it Says May Have 'Prematurely Spoiled'

Deoleo USA issued a recall of some of its Bertolli and Carapelli products distributed in the U.S. from January through May, 2015.

Nov. 16, 2015

Israel Denounces EU Rules for Labeling Olive Oil from Occupied Territories

Settlements in East Jerusalem, the West Bank and the Golan Heights will be required to indicate their origin lies within an Israeli occupation.

Nov. 16, 2015

Floridians Look to a Future with Local Olive Oil

The Sunshine State's high humidity and heavy rains have long been seen as inhospitable to the olive, but it's too soon to know if recent efforts will bear fruit.

Nov. 16, 2015

Italian Producers Group Propose New Olive Oil Classifications

With other olive oils taking a back seat to extra virgin, Assitol’s president recommends a new approach.

Nov. 13, 2015

World's Largest Olive Oil Producer Responds to Fraud Allegations

Deoleo said it “strictly respects all the laws and regulations relating to food security in all the countries in which it operates."

Nov. 12, 2015

Italian Prosecutor Accuses Seven Brands of Fraud

The Prosecutor of Turin, Raffaele Guariniello, has launched an investigation into alleged commercial fraud by seven major Italian olive oil brands.

Nov. 5, 2015

Pompeian and Dcoop Subsidiary Mercaoleo Announce Partnership

Baltimore's Pompeian Group and Mercaoleo, the Spanish subsidiary of the world’s top olive oil producer, have partnered to address the growing US market.

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