foodservice

Ongoing Battle Over Refillable Bottles in Spain

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.

In Naples, Pairing Pizza with Local EVOOs

Naples' renowned pizzeria La Notizia, organized a full-day event dedicated to pizza and olive oil. But not just any pizza, and not just any olive oil.
Special Report

Roundtable to Offer Practical, Peer-to-Peer Approach to Mediterranean Diet

Organizers of the Mediterranean Diet Roundtable say it's "the first event to bring the topic of the Mediterranean Diet to a really practical level."

Researchers Studying System for Controlled Olive Oil Distribution

A University of Florence team will analyze the effect of controlled conditions on olive oil chemistry and quality.
Olive Oil Times Special

Italy Adopts EU Provisions on Non-Refillable Bottles

The new legislation, Quality and Transparency of the Supply Chain of Olive Oils, formally adopts new rules for olive oil labeling and packaging.

Italy Nears Cruet Ban of its Own

Following a similar move in Spain, Italy is on its way to banning oil cruets in restaurants.
Special Report

Course Offers Olive Oil Quality Assurance Answers for Buyers

A new course taught by renowned experts will show retailers, restaurants, importers and distributors what they need to know to assure olive oil quality.

Ban Imminent on Refillable Olive Oil Bottles in Spanish Restaurants and Bars

A new law banning refillable olive oil containers in Spain’s restaurants and bars will come into effect on January 1.