Nov. 29, 2020
Trade groups fear the widespread implementation of the Nutri-Score nutrition label will dilute the messages about extra virgin olive oil’s health benefits and hurt Italian producers.
Jun. 11, 2020
Anna Cane was reappointed to the presidency of the Olive Oil Group of the Italian Association of Oil Industry (Assitol) after a unanimous vote by the assembly of entrepreneurs.
Jul. 17, 2019
The Italian olive oil association warns that olive oil prices could double as a result of the tariffs, which have the potential to cut Italian oil exports to the U.S. by 50 percent.
Jan. 3, 2018
Olive oil producers and experts gathered for dueling meetings in Sevilla and Rome to examine the challenges of the rapidly changing global olive oil market.
Mar. 16, 2017
Assitol is pushing for transparency to dispel concerns over duty-free Tunisian imports while proposing the extension of computerized monitoring and supporting the new inter-trade organization to ensure more product guarantees.
Jan. 9, 2014
Olitalia is the latest exporter to have its olive pomace oil rejected by Taiwan for allegedly containing copper chlorophyll.
Jun. 20, 2011
The Association of the Italian Oil Industry, representing packagers of olive oil and seed oils, held a conference to review 2010 olive oil market volume and give indications about the early months of this year.
Jan. 28, 2011
A group of olive oil associations sent a letter to the Spanish Ministry condemning “serious problems” arising from organoleptic analysis for the classification of olive oil.
Jun. 16, 2010
ASSITOL says the EU's new labeling laws that show origin information only adds paperwork, and costs, at a time when consumers are demanding low pricing.