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Jul. 6, 2016

Olive Oil from Croatian Island of Krk Gets PDO

Bottles of extra virgin olive oil from Krk will now be labeled with its official appellation “Krčko maslinovo ulje” and its packaging will feature a specially designed logo.

May. 5, 2016

Istrian EVOO Awaits PDO Status at EU Level

After receiving national Protected Designation of Origin status in 2015, extra virgin olive oil from the peninsular region of Istria in Croatia awaits the same recognition at the EU level.

Mar. 15, 2016

Montoro-Adamuz Gets High Marks for Phenols

Extra virgin olive oil from the PDO Montoro-Adamuz contains high levels of bioactive compounds and substances attributed to positive health benefits.

Dec. 16, 2014

A Plan to 'Relaunch' Umbrian EVOO

Umbrian officials presented a project to expand efforts to promote local olive oil during a meeting attended by stakeholders.

Nov. 12, 2014

Sicily Ready for PGI Certification

Only a few steps remain for Sicilian extra virgin olive oil to achieve its own protected origin certification.

Jan. 20, 2014

International Day of Italian Cuisines Celebrates Spaghetti al Pomodoro

Chef Cesare Casella, welcomed restaurateurs, food industry professionals, and journalists to the International Day of Italian Cuisines.

Dec. 30, 2013

Modesty and Mastery Inspire New Siurana DOP Image

They used to say their olive oil was “the best oil in the world” - and they still do - but Catalonia’s Siurana DOP has a new slogan.

Dec. 3, 2013

Extra Virgin Olive Oil IGP Sicilia

Sicily's huge environmental and biodiversity heritage must be preserved and promoted through a Protected Designation of Origin.

Aug. 21, 2013

Spain’s Sierra del Moncayo Seeks Protected Designation of Origin Status

Producers from Sierra del Moncayo are nearing the final leg of their bid to register their zone as one of Spain's new olive oil PDOs.

Jul. 10, 2013

Greece Gets 'Agourelio Chalkidikis' PDO

Local producers say the distinction adds value to their oil known for its low acidity, bright green color and pleasant bitterness.

Jun. 13, 2013

Olive Oil Quality Seals? Take Your Pick

Quality seal programs certify the quality of the olive oils displaying their stickers so consumers can buy with confidence.

Jun. 1, 2013

What Makes a 'DOP' Olive Oil Different?

What does it mean when an olive oil has a label indicating it was made in a Protected Designation of Origin?

May. 20, 2013

Sicilian Olive Oil Seeks PGI Certification

Regional producers, mills, refiners and bottlers are joining forces to support an application to protect Sicilian olive oil.

Apr. 4, 2013

The Battle Over Kalamata PDO

While the olives of the Kalamata variety are widely known, the PDO they carry is a cause of contention among producers in Greece.

Jan. 24, 2013

Objections Raised to Kalamata PDO Amendment

The ‘Kalamata’ PDO amendment will not be a smooth process -- objections have been raised and more time will be needed to sort things out.

Dec. 17, 2012

New EU Law on Agricultural Product Origins

The precise providence of olive oil can be guaranteed through advanced scientific methods, and is now the basis of an important marketing tool.

Dec. 4, 2012

Two Spanish Olive Oil Regions Get Protection in China

A China-EU deal will protect Spanish olive oils produced under the names Sierra Mágina and Priego de Córdoba from imitatations.

Nov. 27, 2012

Two More Spanish Extra Virgin Olive Oils Close to Clinching PDO Status

Navarra and Lucena are near to claiming Denomination of Origin status in Europe.

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