Apr. 21, 2020
Along with achieving recognition for the olive tree, the IOC is also planning to invest in germplasm banks, ensuring healthy and authenticated samples are being entered and cared for.
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.
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.
Dec. 15, 2016
The International Olive Council has accredited Eurofins CAL for the chemical analysis of olive oil, the first independent U.S. lab to achieve the designation.
Dec. 15, 2016
Researchers and experts attended the international seminar on Xylella fastidiosa held at the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute in Bari to examine the current situation and define common measures to combat the disease.
Nov. 18, 2016
The International Olive Council attended the Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22) to present research on sustainable olive oil production.
Oct. 13, 2016
The latest figures from the International Olive Council predict a 7-percent drop in production and sharply lower imports by Brazil after years of growth.
Sep. 12, 2016
The International Olive Council is proposing grants for the financing of activities and events aimed at celebrating 'World Olive Day' in member countries.