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Apr. 25, 2017

Could Brexit Boost Olive Oil Exporters?

If the UK adopts a 'New Zealand trade model' to source more affordable deals for its consumers, it could have a profound effect on olive oil exporters that have faced hurdles when exporting to EU countries.

Mar. 22, 2017

Europe Introduces Food Inspection Rules to Tackle Fraud

New rules on food safety and inspection have been adopted by the European Parliament to tackle fraudulent practices in the food industry.

Mar. 16, 2017

One Year After EU Allows Duty-Free Tunisian Imports, Italian Producers Assure Strict Controls

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.

Dec. 17, 2015

Europe Approves Draft of New Rules to Prevent Spread of Plant Diseases

New reg­u­la­tions to curb the influx of killer plant pests such as the fatal olive tree dis­ease Xylella fas­tidiosa, have been pre­lim­i­nar­ily approved by mem­bers of the European Parliament. MEPs infor­mally agreed to the pack­age of new mea­sures dur­ing high-level talks in Luxembourg yes­ter­day, December 16. The interim deal intro­duces pre­ven­tive mea­sures for impor­tant plants,

Feb. 26, 2015

Croatian MEP Proposes New Quality Measures

The European Parliament has proposed measures for the evaluation of high-quality extra virgin olive oils to protect consumers and producers.

Jan. 27, 2015

After Bruising Season, Italy Combats Fraud and Invests in its Future

The minister of agriculture organized a meeting with stakeholders to "relaunch" a core sector of the Italian economy.

Dec. 9, 2014

New EU Labeling Laws Just in Time for Olive Oil's 'Black Year'

As unfriendly as the climate has been for olives, it's just right for olive oil fraud. New EU labeling laws aim to help consumers know whet they're getting.

Oct. 22, 2014

Italian Growers Sidelined While Dante Project Gets Public Funding

A public investment by the Italian Institute for Agro-industrial Development has been criticized by growers who were left out of the deal.

Oct. 21, 2014

Dcoop Acquires Cargill’s Share of Mercaoleo

The Spanish cooperative purchased Cargill's half of a joint venture that began in 2007, taking control of Mercaoleo's huge bottling plant.

Oct. 8, 2014

EU Rejects UK’s 'Traffic Light' Nutritional Labeling

Europe has rejected the U.K.'s food labeling system, which it says unfairly discriminates against healthful foods like olive oil.

Sep. 17, 2014

EU Leaders Urge Development of Organic Sector

The Eighth European Organic Congress met last week, focusing on the regulation needed to continue the burgeoning growth of the organic sector.

Aug. 28, 2014

Indian Olive Association Responds to Reports of Olive Oil Blockade

The Indian Olive Association released a statement in response to the widely-reported Indian blockage of European olive oil.

Aug. 11, 2014

EU Funding to Boost Consumer Confidence in Olive Oil Quality

Increasing consumer and market confidence in olive oil quality is one of the desired impacts of a proposed fund.

Aug. 4, 2014

India Blocks European Olive Oil After EU Bans its Mangoes, MEP Claims

India has blocked arrivals of European foods after its mangoes were banned over quality concerns, Italian politician Mara Bizzotto claims.

Aug. 4, 2014

With No Deal on Olive Council’s Future, Europe Favors Treaty Extension

Lack of a deal on the future of the IOC means the treaty governing it is likely to be prolonged a year beyond its December expiration.

Jul. 16, 2014

A Gift of Italian Olive Oil for EU Governors

Italian extra virgin olive oil will be presented to EU governors to kick off Italy's 6-month term as President of the European Union.

Jun. 20, 2014

Europe’s Olive Oil Advisory Group Debates Changes

The future of the IOC and progress in transatlantic trade talks were debated at a meeting of the European Commission’s olive oil advisory group.

May. 29, 2014

Czechs Pay the Most for Olive Oil, EU Survey Shows

The average retail price of a liter of extra virgin olive oil ranged widely in a survey of 19 European countries.

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