May. 25, 2022
At least two-thirds of samples with protected statuses from the European Union received an "A" or "B" from Nutri-Score.
May. 16, 2022
The new initiative is meant to promote sustainable farming and milling practices. Participating farmers hope the certification will add value.
May. 9, 2022
European officials will work with the sector to promote extra virgin olive oil culture and health benefits ahead of the potential introduction of Nutr-Score.
May. 9, 2022
Italian authorities said they prevented 2.3 million liters of virgin and refined olive oils labeled as extra virgin from entering the market.
Apr. 25, 2022
The company wants to give customers a way to learn more about their olive oil. However, some question the effectiveness of smart labels not backed by blockchain.
Mar. 7, 2022
A nationwide study conducted by the All India Institute of Medical Science found warning labels to be the most effective type of front-of-pack labels.
Dec. 13, 2021
Nutri-Score’s creator said a new feature is designed to provide a more holistic view on the health score of packaged foods.
Nov. 29, 2021
Officials in France, Italy and Spain want specialty products to be treated differently than processed foods by the labeling system.
Nov. 22, 2021
The Italian Agriculture minister continued to denounce how Nutri-Score grades local specialties, while drumming up support for an alternative.
Oct. 26, 2021
A new food rating system will allow institutions, producers and consumers to make healthier diet choices, according to a research team from Tufts University.
Oct. 6, 2021
Researchers found that the Nutri-Score label allowed consumers to correctly identify olive oil as the healthiest option among eight vegetable oils.
Sep. 27, 2021
A front-of-pack labeling system takes into account a food item’s macro and micro-nutrients and its social and environmental sustainability.
Sep. 28, 2020
Italy, the Czech Republic, Greece, Latvia, Hungary, Cyprus and Romania asked the E.U. to take a new approach to the subject of front-of-pack labeling.
Sep. 25, 2020
Researchers across Europe demonstrated that consuming foods with a higher nutrient profiling score was associated with an increased mortality.
Sep. 9, 2020
the Italian Minister of Agriculture has been lobbying other E.U. governments on the issue and has called for the protection of foods that she hailed as "pillars of the Mediterranean diet.”
Sep. 1, 2020
The influential scientific advisory board, WBAE, has asked the German government to do more for sustainability by introducing specific labels on products based on their carbon footprint.
Aug. 25, 2020
The new bloc will promote Cretan olive oil under a common identity with the goals of achieving commercial recognition outside of Greece and gaining a larger market share.
Aug. 8, 2020
The results of the study showed that while all five types of labels had limited impact on the food items chosen by consumers, the Nutri-Score system was most effective in aiding consumers to order the items by nutritional quality.
Aug. 7, 2020
Supporters hope Nutrinform, now approved for use in Europe, can challenge the controversial Nutri-Score system.
Aug. 7, 2020
Forty six member producers – representing a majority of the COOC’s production and revenue – condemned the change to the agreement, arguing it devalued the trade association and California olive oil.