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. Riccardo Cassetta, managing director of the olive oil company Biolevante in Andria, was reconfirmed as vice-president, along with the newly appointed vice-presidents Dora Desantis, head of quality
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.
Apr. 4, 2016
Increased attention is being paid to the study of volatile compounds in virgin olive oil and their interactions with the sensory profile.
Nov. 18, 2015
The Italian olive oil sector is living intense days. Widely publicized accusations of fraud by famous brands of olive oil sold in Italian supermarkets revitalized a simmering debate on the guarantees of authenticity due to consumers and the adequate protections deserved by producers. In an interview with Olive Oil Times, the president of Assitol, the Italian
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.