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.
Jan. 27, 2016
An announcement is expected on the formation of a trade group made up of New World olive oil producing countries, an organization that would rival the Madrid-based International Olive Council.
Jan. 14, 2016
In its latest newsletter, the International Olive Council looked back at its founding and pointed to changes in the charter defining its future.
Oct. 14, 2015
The U.N. Conference for Trade and Development (UNCTAD) adopted a new agreement that will be the basis of the IOC's mandate through 2026.
Sep. 9, 2015
The IOC pegged production for the 2015/2016 harvest at “more than 2.5 million tons,” or, in other words, it won’t be the worst harvest in 15 years.
Jun. 10, 2015
The IOC campaign aims to promote olive oil and its health benefits while introducing new flavors for use in traditional Japanese cuisine.
May. 18, 2015
Facing waning interest in its own olive oil competition, the International Olive Council will offer to endorse rival events that abide by its rules.
Mar. 9, 2015
Italy and Spain are neck and neck for the top spot in total olive oil consumption, according to a report today by the International Olive Council.
Feb. 10, 2015
Bulk olive oil imports are replacing prepackaged shipments, according to figures released today by the International Olive Council (IOC).
Feb. 10, 2015
The International Olive Council produced three papers in preparation for the 24th session of the Codex Committee on Fats and Oils.