Sep. 30, 2019
The Olive Oil Commission of California announced new rules that will apply to large producers, including adding best by dates to all olive oil labels and tightening the rules regarding how olive oil provenance is labeled.
Aug. 19, 2019
Researchers found bag-in-box containers retained extra virgin quality standards longer than tin-plated steel containers.
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.
Nov. 10, 2017
Scientists found a possible solution to the reduction in quality that comes from storing olives at ambient temperatures -- storage at moderate freezer temperatures.
Sep. 11, 2017
An international faculty of renowned experts will guide students through more than 100 olive oil samples from 26 countries in the world’s most comprehensive curriculum in olive oil quality assessment.
May. 23, 2017
Just five years ago, a group of neighboring farmers in Sierra de Cazorla, Spain decided to work together and produce high-quality olive oil with respect for the environment. Last month, their Dehesa de la Sabina earned the industry's top award.
Apr. 28, 2017
After a challenging harvest season and a 30 percent drop in global production, more brands than ever were analyzed at the world's largest olive oil competition -- a strong sign of the growing number of producers focused on quality.
Apr. 27, 2017
The winners of the 2017 New York International Olive Oil Competition will be revealed at a live-streamed 5:30 (EDT) press conference.
Apr. 24, 2017
At 9 o'clock the first samples were distributed to 15 judges whose determinations will lead to the unveiling of this year's best extra virgin olive oils at a live-streamed press conference Thursday evening.
Apr. 10, 2017
Lab tests have revealed that one-third of olive oils for sale in Canada do not meet quality standards, according to a report citing chemical analyses by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Mar. 16, 2017
Assitol is pushing for transparency to dispel concerns over duty-free Tunisian imports while proposing the extension of computerized monitoring and supporting the new inter-trade organization to ensure more product guarantees.