Trade Events

Jan. 3, 2024

Pakistan Celebrates Foreign Investment, Local Culture at World Olive Day Gala

The event, held in the national capital, brought together farmers, consumers, foreign investors and government officials to educate, network and celebrate.

Sep. 6, 2023

Festivals and Conferences Build Momentum for Pakistani Olive Oil Sector

In the six months since Pakistan held its inaugural Olive Gala Festival, officials said trees were planted, partnerships formed and more events scheduled.

Jul. 13, 2023

Istrian Officials Share Oleotourism Insights at Events in Spain and Italy

According to Istrian tourism officials, 190,000 people visit olive growers and producers on the peninsula each year. Now, these officials are sharing strategies in Spain and Italy.

Jun. 28, 2023

Trade Group Highlights Sustainability at Manhattan Tasting Event

The North American Olive Oil Association sought to educate retailers, producers and consumers on the environmental advantages of olive oil production over other options.

Jan. 9, 2023

Šibenik Event Highlights Award-Winning Dalmatian Producers

The Dalmatian event includes panels on the state of the olive oil industry in Croatia, tastings, and educational sessions.

Mar. 16, 2022

Med-Gold Project Will Present New Climate Service Tool for Farmers This Month

An online conference is scheduled for March 29 and 30. Attendees will get the chance to see how early adopters are using the new climate services.

Oct. 3, 2018

Yale Olive Oil Conference Underway

No less than 26 speakers each had between 20 and 40 minutes today in a rapid-fire mix of mostly scientific presentations on the mechanisms behind the health benefits of olive oil.

Sep. 25, 2018

UC Davis Event to Focus on Premium Olive Oil

The event will feature speakers from different parts of the industry in order to give producers an idea of where this part of the sector has come from and where it is heading.

Jul. 11, 2018

CEO of Largest Olive Oil Company Calls the Industry's Business Model 'Broken'

Pierluigi Tosato spoke today to a group representing major importers and said the industry was going about it all wrong.

May. 17, 2018

Fourth Olive Oil Conference Coming to Chicago Area

Producers, importers and retailers will gather to hear from speakers discussing a wide range of topics, from olive oil health and nutrition to strengthening quality controls and standards.

May. 1, 2018

54 Greek Olive Oils Awarded at NYIOOC

Greek producers earned more awards at the 2018 NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition than ever before.

Apr. 26, 2018

Best Olive Oils for 2018 Will be Announced Tonight

The winners of the 2018 NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition will be revealed at 5:30 (EDT).

Apr. 23, 2018

Judging Underway at Sixth NYIOOC

An international panel of experts began analyzing one thousand entries from 28 countries this morning at the sixth annual NYIOOC | World Olive Oil Competition.

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Apr. 21, 2017

25th 'Ercole Olivario' Recognizes Italian Excellence

The 25th Ercole Olivario awarded Italian extra virgin olive oils that managed to achieve a high level of quality despite a difficult season.

Mar. 23, 2017

NYIOOC Issues Last Call for Entries

Registration for the 2017 New York International Olive Oil Competition will close Wednesday, March 29 at 10:00 PM (EDT)

Feb. 20, 2017

Vatican Conference Examines a Renaissance of the Mediterranean Diet in the 21st Century

Experts met on February 14 at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences at the Vatican City to launch a debate on food values and the role and significance of the Mediterranean diet.

Jan. 18, 2017

5th NYIOOC Will Be the Biggest Yet

A larger venue, printed guidebook and a new portal for professional buyers highlight this fifth edition of the world's largest olive oil competition.

Jan. 2, 2017

Sommelier Certification Course Returns to NY with Intensive 7-Day Program

The Olive Oil Program at New York's International Culinary Center returns next month with a comprehensive, week-long course for those who wish to achieve olive oil sommelier certification.

Dec. 1, 2016

A Culinary Exploration of New Oils in Paris

Olio Nuovo Days (OND) organizes their second edition of 'Hémisphère Nord' in Paris to announce the newest and finest olive oils of the year.

Oct. 19, 2016

Olive Oil Sommelier Course Debuts in New York

The groundbreaking olive oil sensory assessment program at the International Culinary Center seeks to turn out expert olive oil tasters. Participants of the first level course agreed they're well on their way.

Sep. 28, 2016

Úbeda Hosts Second Conference on EVOO

Spain celebrated the Second Conference on Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Well-respected speakers covered topics on health, product promotion, farming practices and gastronomy.

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