Jun. 29, 2017
As Taiwan's FDA targets esters in their efforts to aid in differentiation, the International Olive Council said a recent study contributes little to the cause.
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.
Aug. 4, 2016
The new senior management team is now complete with the addition of two new deputy directors, Mustafa Sepetçi in charge of administrative and financial affairs, and Jaime Lillo who will oversee the technical, economic and promotional units.
Jul. 22, 2016
The International Olive Oil Council approved new limits for fatty acids, allowing some varietals with unique chemical makeups to meet the parameters for the extra virgin grade.
Jul. 8, 2016
The latest research indicates that the carbon sink effect from olive trees in the biomass and soil is much higher than greenhouse gas emissions from production.
Apr. 4, 2016
Increased attention is being paid to the study of volatile compounds in virgin olive oil and their interactions with the sensory profile.
Mar. 9, 2016
In the latest report by the International Olive Council, recent poor harvests in Italy and Spain, have led to a drop in olive oil consumption.