Jul. 19, 2021
International Olive Council figures revealed a dip in global production, imports and exports, while consumption held.
Jul. 8, 2021
Signed at the 113th session of the Council of Members, the agreement formalizes an already long-running relationship between the IOC and the United Nations organization.
Mar. 17, 2021
Spain, Italy and Greece remain the largest per-capita consumers worldwide, while imports to the United States, Japan and Canada show an upturn.
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.
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.
Jul. 26, 2019
After its proxy representative was refused entrance to a Council of Members meeting, Israel said in a written complaint that it would not accept any of the decisions made in the session.
Jul. 8, 2019
The IOC has told the EU the threshold for safely being able to consume the chemical 3-MCPD, which is found in refined vegetable oils.