May. 3, 2022
Nutri-Score’s creators rebuked the effort, labeling the representatives’ criticisms as uninformed and unrealistic for any food labeling system.
Mar. 9, 2022
Local producers and officials believe the country’s first PGI will promote the local Arauco variety and hope other regions will follow.
Mar. 7, 2022
The Italian capital has formally joined Città dell'Olio to promote olive oil culture, oleotourism and the restoration of abandoned groves.
Feb. 28, 2022
The Greek extra virgin olive oils were registered with an international organization that protects the product from imitation and counterfeiters in 56 countries.
Feb. 23, 2022
Extreme weather events, Covid-19 restriction and Xylella fastidiosa were attributed to the almost 15 percent decrease in the value of PDO and PGI olive oils.
Feb. 10, 2022
The rules create guidelines for certified operators two years after oletourism's inclusion in the national budget.
Feb. 1, 2021
The goal is to identify new tools to strengthen the certified food specialties indications system and fight food fraud.
Dec. 30, 2020
A survey shows that exports and consumption of Italian extra virgin olive oils with geographical indications grew steadily over five years.
Dec. 16, 2020
The new platform, GIView, contains information on every geographical indication in Europe.
Jul. 22, 2020
The PDO and PGI status of two dozen extra virgin olive oils from five different European countries will be formally protected as part of the deal, which is expected to be ratified later this year.
May. 21, 2020
Olive oil from the Jaén region has been approved by the European Commission for PGI status and added to the official register of 1,470 protected products.
Apr. 29, 2020
A study from the European Commission found that extra virgin olive oils make up $326 million of the total value of European geographical indicators. PDO and PGI oils from Spain and Italy account for nearly 40 percent of that amount.
Nov. 10, 2010
Concerns arise over origin criteria, who confers the special designations; and once an olive oil or table olive has the designation, who protects and polices it.