Olive Oil stocked in Italy. Update of 30 September 2021

The Report is drawn up by the ICQRF on data recorded in the olive oil computerized registers, which at 30 Sptember 2021 are almost 23,000. Olive oils: 210,595 tons in stocks. Compared to 31 July 2021 an 20.6% decrease was recorded (265,391 tons). Stocks are 19.1% lower than the stocks recorded the same period of last year

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Olive Oil stocked in Italy. Update of 31 July 2021

The Report is drawn up by the ICQRF on data recorded in the olive oil computerized registers (RTO), which at 31 July 2021 are almost 23,000. Olive oils: 265,391 tons in stocks. Compared to 30 June 2021 an 9.8% decrease was recorded (294,357 tons). Stocks are 10.8% lower than the stocks recorded the same period of last year

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The winners of the Milan International Olive Oil Award 2021

The final results in a list classified by absolute winners according to each of the six reference juries (Onaoo tasters, Ais sommeliers, Large-scale and Retail chain buyers Decò Italia, Horeca channel chefs and restaurateurs, journalists, consumers) with the list of extra virgin olive oils awarded with platinum, gold, silver and bronze cups, classified according to the different categories of fruitiness

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Olive Oil stocked in Italy. Update of 30 June 2021

The Report is drawn up by the ICQRF on data recorded in the olive oil computerized registers (RTO), which at 30 June 2021 are almost 23,000. Olive oils: 294,357 tons in stocks. Compared to 31 May 2021 an 8.1% decrease was recorded (320,432 tons). Stocks are 7.5% lower than the stocks recorded the same period of last year

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Which extra virgin olive oils are the top rated by the juries of the Milan International Olive Oil Award 2021

At the MIOOA competition the oils were evaluated by six different juries. Here is the list of the extra virgin oils that were the top picks (and therefore the most voted) by juries represented by Onaoo tasters, Ais sommeliers, chefs and restaurateurs for the Horeca channel, retail-chain buyers, journalists and consumers

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Editorials

The Origin of the World

Luigi Caricato

Covid-19 - before and after

Luigi Caricato


The Front-of-Pack-Labeling "Nutriscore" system? Misleads consumers and penalises extra virgin olive oil

The EAC, the Association of Cretan Exporters, is taking the field and strongly disapproving. The algorithm, which assesses only part of each nutritional profile, does not actually consider the overall quality of each food or ingredient. A striking example of this misleading mechanism? Extra virgin olive oil, a natural food with a scientifically proven high health value, falls into category 'C', while processed foods and soft drinks paradoxically appear healthier, falling into a higher category ('B' or even 'A')

Alkiviadis Kalabokis, Emmanouil Karpadakis


Olive Oil stocked in Italy. Update of 31 May 2021

The Report is drawn up by the ICQRF on data recorded in the olive oil computerized registers (RTO), which at 31 May 2021 are 22,956. Olive oils: 320,432 tons in stocks. Compared to 30 April 2021 a 7.5% decrease was recorded (346,462 tons). Stocks are 5.3% lower than the stocks recorded the same period of last year

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Pics

A total of 180 feminine oliocentric pages

A monography entirely dedicated to a female vision of the world. Apart the editorial by Luigi Caricato, issue 12 is in fact signed only by women. You can read the paper version of OOF International Magazine, as well as the digital browseable version. It is bilingual: in Italian and English language. On the cover, the prestigious pianist Beatrice Rana during a concert held in Gallipoli amid the olive trees devastated by Xylella

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Before and after Covid-19

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OOF 2021, TENTH EDITION

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Democratic Olive OIl, èlite Olive Oil

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Jellyfish, a sustainable seafood?

The Institute of Sciences of Food Production of the National Research Council of Italy and Cnr Edizioni released the book European Jellyfish Cookbook - New perspectives on marine food resources: researchers and international chefs will both lead public towards a new perception of these fascinating creatures as a possible new food resource

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Mechanics of the infinitely small: NanoGear, towards a molecular gear

Oscillatory and rotational motions of different parts are combined in a newly conceived artificial  molecule, paving the way for the construction of devices capable of transforming and transmitting  movements on the nanometer scale. The nanodevice was designed, synthesized and tested by a team of  researchers of the University of Bologna led by Massimo Baroncini and Alberto Credi. This is a result of  the Center for Light Activated Nanostructures (Clan), a joint laboratory between the University and Cnr Isof in Bologna. The study is published by the prestigious journal Chem 

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Olive Oil stocked in Italy. Update of 30 April 2021

The Report is drawn up by the ICQRF on data recorded in the olive oil computerized registers (RTO), which at 30 April 2021 are 22,956. Olive oils: 346,462 tons in stocks. Compared to 31 March 2021 a 5.4% decrease was recorded (366,284 tons). Stocks are 2.7% lower than the stocks recorded the same period of last year.

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Lisbon hosts scientific meeting on integrated protection of olive crops

The 9th IOBC-WPRS Meeting on Integrated Protection of Olive Crops will be held in Lisbon, from 26thto 29thOctober 2021, at Instituto Superior de Agronomia from Lisbon University. International researchers choose Portugal – the 4th European olive oil producer and the 8th in the world - to present worldwide the latest scientific advances on integrated protection ofolive cropsagainst pests, diseases and weeds

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At what point is the Milan International Olive Oil Award

In this short video you can watch the work in progress of the first edition of the MIOOA 2020 competition. In Imperia, the Onaoo panel proceeds at the right time to examine the samples that are participating in the contest. The right time, yes, because we don't have to run. Rushed to judgment is not properly indicated in such situations

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The art of healthy eating

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Important notice for producers of the Southern Hemisphere

The Northern Hemisphere olive oils submitted to the MIOOA competition are already being tasted. We are still waiting for the finest oils from the Southern Hemisphere. Please make sure to send in your olive oil samples by the deadline of 15 July 2021.

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Awaiting Southern Hemisphere oils, Northern Hemisphere oils are being assessed

The professional tasters from the Onaoo panel are at work evaluating the extra virgin olive oils competing in the second edition of the Milan International Olive Oil Award. While waiting for the other juries to get to work, we would like to present a video with the performance of panel leader Marcello Scoccia. In the meantime, companies from the Southern Hemisphere can participate and send their oils

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