Jan. 15, 2021
The International Olive Council says it will embark on a study to better understand consumption trends around the world.
Dec. 9, 2020
The Czech Republic has said it will not adopt the French-born front-of-pack-label. Officials in Sweden and Greece have also voiced their opposition, while a survey in the United Kingdom demonstrated a lack of public support.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.