European Partnership to Certify Olive Oil Traceability

Growers from Italy and Greece are working on a program that certifies the EVOO supply chain.

EU Funding to Boost Consumer Confidence in Olive Oil Quality

Increasing consumer and market confidence in olive oil quality is one of the desired impacts of a proposed fund.
Special Report

Divergent Views on Proposed California Olive Oil Standards

Forty-nine witnesses testified on proposed olive oil grading and labeling standards, and many others submitted written comments.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil IGP Sicilia

Sicily's huge environmental and biodiversity heritage must be preserved and promoted through a Protected Designation of Origin.
Olive Oil Times Special

Copa Cogeca and Italy’s Traceability Achievement

Copa-Cogeca held an event at the European Parliament to highlight the benefits of olive oil and ensure consumers are better informed.

Scientists Pool Expertise in Fight Against Fake Olive Oils

More than twenty of the world’s experts on olive oil verification met in Madrid to discuss olive oil fraud and possible solutions.
Special Report

Trade Commission Report Fails to Consider Latest E.U. Measures

As is often the case with government reports, one hand is paying no attention to what the other hand is doing.

Spain’s Olive Oil Watchdog Reports Increase in Violations

Spain’s olive oil watchdog inspected hundreds of plants last season, recommending 17 fines -- up sharply from the previous year.