Feb. 10, 2015
The International Olive Council produced three papers in preparation for the 24th session of the Codex Committee on Fats and Oils.
Aug. 28, 2014
The Indian Olive Association released a statement in response to the widely-reported Indian blockage of European olive oil.
Nov. 27, 2013
The future of the International Olive Council is among key topics to be discussed at the annual session in Madrid this week.
Feb. 14, 2013
The intergovernmental organization says a lack of funds will prevent it attending the key Codex meeting on international standards.
Jan. 22, 2013
New World producers are renewing a bid to raise the limit for campesterol in olive oil which they see as a trade barrier.
May. 7, 2012
Olive oil analysis received more than its fifteen minutes of fame at this year’s annual meeting of the American Oil Chemists’ Society in Long Beach, California.
Nov. 30, 2011
The need for more transparency in the olive oil market and for uniformity on tariff codes were among key issues discussed at the 99th session of the International Olive Council’s Council of Members, held recently in Madrid.
Oct. 31, 2011
Miller leads a new alliance that aims to connect producers and consumers with an olive oil quality indexing system and restoring the "good brand" of extra virgin.
Oct. 11, 2011
The IOC invited producers to help it better understand olive oils that fell outside of its standards. The limited response was discussed last week in Madrid.
Sep. 30, 2011
In a memorandum sent to Standards Australia, Codex and Australia's agriculture and foreign affairs ministries, the IOC laid out what it sees as a troubling development.
Feb. 25, 2011
The Australian olive oil expert said that in criticizing the proposed standards the IOC failed to provide data to support its rationales such as how certain limits were set.