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Jul. 1, 2019

Ghedira Re-elected Executive Director of IOC

Several incumbents retained their positions at the top of the International Olive Council hierarchy, but not without controversy as Italy again missed out on a leadership role and Israel's representative was unable to vote.

Apr. 30, 2019

53th Meeting of the IOC Advisory Committee Held in Cairo

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

60 Years in, Olive Council Looks at Challenges Ahead

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.

May. 16, 2018

Egypt Rejoins International Olive Council

The IOC welcomed Egypt back into the organization and said it would work with government officials and producers to invest in the country's strengthening olive and olive oil sectors.

Jan. 22, 2018

Simplifying Science is the Goal of New U.S. Marketing Campaign

At a California conference, the International Olive Council laid out its plan to translate the wealth of proven health benefits to growing consumer consumption.

Jan. 19, 2018

Egypt Moves to Join Olive Council

Egypt's membership in the International Olive Council was revoked in 2017 after it failed to sign an agreement on changes to standards of olive cultivation, production and trading.

Jan. 10, 2018

Olive Council Scientific Conference at UC Davis

On January 17, a panel of experts will discuss the mechanisms of olive oil and their roles in the prevention of cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular and neurological diseases.

Dec. 11, 2017

Olive Oil Production and Consumption Down

The latest data from the International Olive Council for the 2016/17 campaign reveal a decline in olive oil consumption, particularly in Europe. but the outlook for the 2017/18 season is better.

Nov. 20, 2017

Former Olive Council Director Fausto Luchetti on His Long Road to Acquittal

After a trial that lasted thirteen years, the former Olive Oil Council executive director was cleared of wrongdoing.

Oct. 12, 2017

World Olive Oil Production Figures for 2017 Show Mixed Results

The current season looks mediocre after heat waves and droughts affected some areas over the summer.

Jul. 12, 2017

Olive Council Optimistic Following U.S. Meetings

Representatives from the International Olive Council met with U.S. producers, businesses and administration officials about industry standards and a promotional campaign.

Jun. 29, 2017

Taiwan Study Adds Little to Differentiation Measures, IOC Says

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.

Jun. 7, 2017

Olive Council Convenes in Rome for 105th Session

Representatives at the IOC meet to discuss promotions, trade agreements, and most importantly, minimizing environmental impact on future crops.

May. 17, 2017

Change the Olive Oil Tasting Glass? Some See Red

A glassware designer and the University of Jaén think they've found a better vessel for olive oil sensory analysis.

Apr. 20, 2017

Palestine Becomes Olive Council's Newest Member

Palestine, a land where olives have been cultivated for thousands of years, signs the 2015 International Agreement on Olive Oil and Table Olives, becoming the IOC's newest member.

Apr. 4, 2017

Olive Council Announces 'Mario Solinas' Winners

The International Olive Council announced today the winners of its annual Mario Solinas Quality Award.

Mar. 6, 2017

Olive Oil Trade Skyrockets in Key Markets

The first few months of the crop year saw a rising demand for olive oil in key markets across the globe, according to figures released today by the International Olive Council.

Feb. 11, 2017

Table Olive Sales Open Year Sharply Higher

Sales of table olives were sharply higher in China, Australia, Canada, Japan, and Brazil for the first two months of the current campaign, according to the International Olive Council, while olive oil prices have risen dramatically.

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