International Olive Council (IOC) / page 10

Jul. 1, 2014

Olive Oil Needs A Pitchman

At the Fancy Food Show in New York, the International Olive Council wasted yet another opportunity to do something that mattered.

Jun. 29, 2014

Olive Council Wants Members to Crack Down on Flavored Olive Oils

Asking member countries to take a strict line on flavored olive oils is among the initiatives planned by the International Olive Council.

Jun. 20, 2014

Europe’s Olive Oil Advisory Group Debates Changes

The future of the IOC and progress in transatlantic trade talks were debated at a meeting of the European Commission’s olive oil advisory group.

Apr. 14, 2014

New Data Shows Continuing Decline in World Olive Oil Imports

A worrying fall in world trade in olive oil and olive pomace oil continues, the latest market figures shows.

Mar. 29, 2014

Worldwide Study of Olive Oil Growers’ Production Costs

The true cost of producing olives for olive oil is under investigation by an IOC-appointed committee due to report by May.

Mar. 24, 2014

World Poised to Make Over 3M Tons of Olive Oil

The IOC has trimmed its estimate for world production this season to 3.05 million tons, while GEA Westfalia Separator forecasts a record 3.3 million tons.

Mar. 10, 2014

'Worrisome' Fall in World Olive Oil Trade

Olive oil imports are down in all the major world markets, a situation the International Olive Council (IOC) finds alarming.

Feb. 11, 2014

Olive Council Examines ‘Legality’ of Flavored Extra Virgin Olive Oils

The growing range of extra virgin olive oils flavored with plant extracts poses a dilemma for the olive oil sector. Are they extra virgin?

Feb. 10, 2014

World Olive Oil Imports Fall

Dismal trade data marks the start of the 2013/14 olive oil season with imports down in all the major markets, according to figures in the International Olive Council’s latest newsletter.

Jan. 10, 2014

Olive Council Investigating Taiwan’s Rejection of Pomace Oil Imports

Olive oil’s peak body is reaching out to Taiwan as the island continues to reject shipments of olive pomace oil.

Dec. 10, 2013

Olive Oil Imports Down in North America and China

Imports of olive oil and olive pomace oil fell six percent in North America this year, according to the International Olive Council.

Nov. 27, 2013

Olive Council Decision-Makers Meeting This Week in Madrid

The future of the International Olive Council is among key topics to be discussed at the annual session in Madrid this week.

Nov. 11, 2013

World Olive Oil Production Predicted to Top 3.2 Million Tons

Global olive oil production is likely to reach at least 3.2 million tons in 2013/14, according to a new, higher estimate.

Nov. 11, 2013

Council Hears Why Olive Oil Quality Seals Are Burgeoning

A renewed effort to reach a single international standard for olive oil was called for by members of the sector attending a recent International Olive Council meeting, the IOC says in a summary of the event.

Oct. 17, 2013

Council Taking Closer Look at Olive Oil Quality Seals

Producers from California and Australia are among those invited to a meeting on quality seals and other strategies to promote olive oil quality.

Oct. 15, 2013

Olive Oil Promotional Campaign Launches in Brazil

“It goes with everything that’s good” is the slogan behind a new campaign to teach Brazilians about the health benefits and culinary versatility of olive oil and table olives.

Oct. 8, 2013

World Olive Oil Consumption Slips, Production Rebounds

Global olive oil production should bounce back to about 3 million tons this season - up a fifth on 2012/13, according to a provisional forecast from the International Olive Council (IOC).

Sep. 25, 2013

U.S. Launches Coordinated Strikes on E.U. Olive Oil Strongholds from Washington and Sacramento

It might not have been the offensive many were expecting over the past few weeks, though it was carefully targeted.