May. 24, 2022
Cane said she would dedicate her third term as president to olive oil research and better educating the public about extra virgin olive oil.
Dec. 29, 2021
A senior official at Assitol said the law is needed to protect small producers and growers from unsustainable business practices.
Aug. 2, 2021
A report from the Institute of Services for the Agricultural and Food Market addressed Italy’s growing olive oil trade deficit, with production stagnant over the past half-decade while imports and consumption climb.
Feb. 10, 2021
Consumption edged upward in 2020, according to an industry group as production in the 2020/21 crop year turned out to be lower than initial estimates.
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.
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
Nov. 16, 2015
With other olive oils taking a back seat to extra virgin, Assitol’s president recommends a new approach.
Jan. 27, 2014
Taiwan’s Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) met with a European delegation in Taipei today over its continuing refusal of olive pomace oil.
Jan. 10, 2014
Olive oil’s peak body is reaching out to Taiwan as the island continues to reject shipments of olive pomace oil.
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.