Nov. 17, 2022
Member countries and IOC officials will meet to celebrate World Olive Day, discuss the latest developments in the sector and formally welcome Uzbekistan to the organization.
Jul. 25, 2022
The IOC will cover up to 50 percent of the expenses that farmers, companies and institutions of its member countries incur to set up and run the projects.
Jun. 2, 2022
The Middle Eastern country is also working to rejoin the International Olive Council, which would further develop the nascent sector.
May. 9, 2022
European officials will work with the sector to promote extra virgin olive oil culture and health benefits ahead of the potential introduction of Nutr-Score.
May. 4, 2022
During a recent visit, the IOC also discussed technology transfer, production improvements and adding the Arauco cultivar to the World Catalog of Olive Varieties.
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.
Jul. 19, 2021
International Olive Council figures revealed a dip in global production, imports and exports, while consumption held.
Dec. 19, 2019
The IOC celebrated 60 years of activity and World Olive Day during the 110th session of the Council of Members in Madrid.
Sep. 17, 2019
The Israeli embassy in Madrid told the International Olive Council it does not recognize any of the decisions made at the 109th session.
Aug. 19, 2019
The white paper, which was published by the Culinary Institute of America and the International Olive Council, also says that a shift to plant-forward diets is necessary to achieve global climate goals and promote healthy eating.
Jul. 30, 2019
Documents reviewed by Olive Oil Times provide a detailed chronology of events that took place on the day of a key Council of Members meeting. The IOC denies it intentionally barred the Israeli proxy from attending.
Jul. 26, 2019
After its proxy representative was refused entrance to a Council of Members meeting, Israel said in a written complaint that it would not accept any of the decisions made in the session.
Jul. 8, 2019
The IOC has told the EU the threshold for safely being able to consume the chemical 3-MCPD, which is found in refined vegetable oils.
Apr. 30, 2019
The meeting in Cairo of the IOC Advisory Committee looks at a more sustainable olive oil market, restates the value of the panel test