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Italian Olive Oil Association Meets Over Fresh Market Data

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.

Italian Olive Oil Sales Up in Latest Report

In numbers released by the Italian olive oil packagers association ASSITOL, domestic and export sales of Italian olive oil increased sharply over a year ago.
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Group Says Olive Oil Tasting Panels Create “False Concern”

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.

Not All Good News at Italian Olive Oil Group’s Annual Meeting

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.