May. 30, 2014
Under a new system designed to boost transparency, the IOC has begun circulating proposals on new or revised methods of analysis, parameters or limits.
May. 6, 2014
To improve the state’s competitiveness the commission is expected to set meaningful and mandatory olive oil standards.
Nov. 11, 2013
A renewed effort to reach a single international standard for olive oil was called for by members of the sector attending a recent International Olive Council meeting, the IOC says in a summary of the event.
Oct. 15, 2013
Supporters say a proposed quality seal will help protect Spanish olive oil from “smear campaigns" by new producer countries.
Sep. 25, 2013
It might not have been the offensive many were expecting over the past few weeks, though it was carefully targeted.
Sep. 12, 2013
Olive oil producers, importers and marketers around the world are sifting document to try to gauge how it might affect their interests.
Sep. 10, 2013
The Senate approved a measure to establish a state commission to strengthen the competitiveness of California’s olive oil industry.
May. 7, 2013
Olive oil is getting more attention in the scientific community of oil chemists who met in Montreal last week for their annual meeting.
Mar. 22, 2013
New World producers have again failed in a bid to raise the limit for campesterol in olive oil, which they say acts as a trade barrier.
Jan. 22, 2013
New World producers are renewing a bid to raise the limit for campesterol in olive oil which they see as a trade barrier.
Jan. 7, 2013
IOA objected to the mismatch between the standards proposed by FSSAI and those established by Codex and the International Olive Council.
Nov. 28, 2012
The E.U. Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht said a proposed U.S. marketing order for olive oil would cause unfair delays and costs.
Nov. 5, 2012
Coles said it will phase out house branded olive oils that do not adhere to the standard by the end of this year. Local producers want more.