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.
Mar. 27, 2020
According to a new report, the value and volume of extra virgin olive oils with geographical indications are increasing across Italy. Puglia and Tuscany are leading the way.
Feb. 21, 2017
With counterfeiting and quality issues a constant problem for Australian food brands, some experts believe that provenance branding is the key to safeguarding quality.
Apr. 27, 2016
The European Commission approved the Protected Geographical Indication 'PGI Sicilia’ for extra virgin olive oil produced on the island.
Mar. 4, 2016
About 22 tons of olive oil from Apulia and Greece fraudulently sold as extra virgin olive oil IGP Toscano have been seized and fortyseven people are now under investigation for commercial fraud and counterfeiting of IGP olive oil