Advisory Committee on Olive Oil and Table Olives

Olive Council Wants Members to Crack Down on Flavored Olive Oils

Asking member countries to take a strict line on flavored olive oils is among the initiatives planned by the International Olive Council.

Olive Council Reports on Flavored Oils, Fall in World Trade

Olive oil and olive pomace oil imports are down nearly 8 percent across seven major markets, the latest International Olive Council market newsletter shows.
Special Report

Hard Line Proposed on Flavored Olive Oil Labeling

The days of flavored olive oils being labeled ‘extra virgin olive oil’ could be numbered in International Olive Council member countries.

Olive Council Examines ‘Legality’ of Flavored Extra Virgin Olive Oils

The growing range of extra virgin olive oils flavored with plant extracts poses a dilemma for the olive oil sector. Are they extra virgin?
Olive Oil Times Special

‘QvExtra’ Quality Seal Launches in Córdoba

A new seal program formally announced its bid to conveniently identify for consumers extra virgin olive oils that can be trusted.

Olive Council Decision-Makers Meeting This Week in Madrid

The future of the International Olive Council is among key topics to be discussed at the annual session in Madrid this week.
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EU Olive Oil Sector Eager for Details of New School Promotion Plan

A plan to promote olive oil and table olives in schools is among matters likely to be discussed at the European Commission’s Advisory Group on Olives and Derived Products.

Council Hears Why Olive Oil Quality Seals Are Burgeoning

A renewed effort to reach a single international standard for olive oil was called for by members of the sector attending a recent International Olive Council meeting, the IOC says in a summary of the event.