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.
Mar. 23, 2022
For the third consecutive year, the world consumed more olive oil than it produced. The IOC said this demonstrates a fundamental shift in consumer values.
Jul. 19, 2021
International Olive Council figures revealed a dip in global production, imports and exports, while consumption held.
Jul. 8, 2021
Signed at the 113th session of the Council of Members, the agreement formalizes an already long-running relationship between the IOC and the United Nations organization.
Jun. 30, 2021
The two organizations will focus on educating consumers and hospitality professionals on the health benefits and sustainability of an olive oil-based Mediterranean diet.
Jun. 28, 2021
The observatory will house the information in the IOC’s possession about table olive and olive oil regulations, data and news in one place.
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
Mar. 15, 2019
As part of the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the IOC, Executive Director Abdellatif Ghedira spoke exclusively with Olive Oil Times on the challenges facing the sector.
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.