Jan. 19, 2022
Olive oil production decreased by nearly eight percent in 2020/21 along with consumption. Both are expected to rebound during the current crop year.
Dec. 15, 2021
Despite positive trade news, climate change and declining consumption present challenges for the sector in the coming decade.
Nov. 22, 2021
Guest speakers will discuss the North American, European and global olive oil sectors. IOC and Georgian officials will visit local olive groves.
Jun. 16, 2021
Data from the International Olive Council shows that Brazil’s appetite for olive oil and table olives has weathered the pandemic, with imports of both continuing to rise.
May. 13, 2021
Andrea del Saz Lara is one of four recipients of the International Olive Council's research scholarships. She will investigate the effect of hydroxytyrosol on epigenomes and microRNA.
Apr. 20, 2021
They are are working to determine the best varieties for Libyan olive production.
Mar. 17, 2021
Spain, Italy and Greece remain the largest per-capita consumers worldwide, while imports to the United States, Japan and Canada show an upturn.
Jan. 15, 2021
The International Olive Council says it will embark on a study to better understand consumption trends around the world.
Feb. 27, 2019
A proposal to lower the acidity threshold value of the extra virgin olive oil from 0.8 to 0.5 percent was presented by the consortium of Italian olive oil producers at a conference in Rome.
Oct. 8, 2018
In its monthly newsletter, the International Olive Council released its preliminary data for the 2017/18 harvest season, which indicates increases in production, consumption and imports.
Jun. 21, 2018
Diplomatic and trade tensions loomed large over what was otherwise an uneventful conclusion to the 107th session of the Council of Members meeting of the International Olive Council (IOC), which concluded today in Buenos Aires. Representatives of each member nation took turns reading out the findings of each of the four committees, which were closed
Jan. 22, 2018
At a California conference, the International Olive Council laid out its plan to translate the wealth of proven health benefits to growing consumer consumption.