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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.
Special Report

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.
Olive Oil Times Special

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.