International Olive Council IOC

Olive Council Convenes in Rome for 105th Session

Representatives at the IOC meet to discuss promotions, trade agreements, and most importantly, minimizing environmental impact on future crops.

Change the Olive Oil Tasting Glass? Some See Red

A glassware designer and the University of JaƩn think they've found a better vessel for olive oil sensory analysis.
Special Report

Palestine Becomes Olive Council’s Newest Member

Palestine, a land where olives have been cultivated for thousands of years, signs the 2015 International Agreement on Olive Oil and Table Olives, becoming the IOC's newest member.

Olive Council Announces ‘Mario Solinas’ Winners

The International Olive Council announced today the winners of its annual Mario Solinas Quality Award.
Olive Oil Times Special

Olive Oil Trade Skyrockets in Key Markets

The first few months of the crop year saw a rising demand for olive oil in key markets across the globe, according to figures released today by the International Olive Council.

Table Olive Sales Open Year Sharply Higher

Sales of table olives were sharply higher in China, Australia, Canada, Japan, and Brazil for the first two months of the current campaign, according to the International Olive Council, while olive oil prices have risen dramatically.
Special Report

Olive Council’s New Agreement Takes Effect

The agreement aims to boost the involvement of importer countries by making participation shares more appealing.

U.S. Lab Gets IOC Nod for Olive Oil Chemistry Testing

The International Olive Council has accredited Eurofins CAL for the chemical analysis of olive oil, the first independent U.S. lab to achieve the designation.