International Olive Council IOC

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.
Special Report

Combined Efforts and Encouraging Outcomes at International Seminar on Xylella Fastidiosa

Researchers and experts attended the international seminar on Xylella fastidiosa held at the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute in Bari to examine the current situation and define common measures to combat the disease.

Olive Council Inaugurates World Olive Day

The International Olive Council launched 'World Olive Day' to celebrate olive trees, their health benefits and environmental advantages.
Olive Oil Times Special

World Olive Oil Production Drops Sharply

The International Olive Council said total olive oil production will drop by fourteen percent.

Sustainable Olive Oil Production Helps Mitigate Climate Change

The International Olive Council attended the Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22) to present research on sustainable olive oil production.
Special Report

U.S. Olive Oil Imports on Record-Setting Pace

The U.S. imported 306,844 tons of olive oil during the first 11 months of the 2015/2016 harvest season and, for the first time, more of it was from Spain than Italy.

World Olive Oil Production Slips, Brazilian Imports Sharply Lower

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.