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Olive oil prices. February 2022 update

60% of the world's olive oil production comes from Italy, Spain and Greece. The prices dictated by these markets affect those of other producing countries, determining several aspects

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Ioc technical cooperation with Georgia

Ioc technical cooperation with Georgia in continuous activity. The team of experts visited olive plantations and olive extraction with the aim of providing an overview of olive growing in Georgia to formulate proposals to develop the sector

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Tunisian minister visits the Ioc

Tunisian Minister of Tourism and Handicrafts pays courtesy visit to Ioc headquarters. The interview focused on the different activities implemented by the Ioc, as well as on the concept of the Olive Route

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World Olive Oil Exhibition returns to revive the olive oil markets on a global scale

The magic of olive oil returns. The 9th Wooe will be held on the 8th and 9th of March 2022

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An olive development plan for Pakistan

The Executive Director of the International Olive Council, Abdellatif Ghedira, welcomed at headquarters H.E. Shujjat Ali Rathore, the Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan

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The 2021 World Olive Day

The IOC celebrates World Olive Day on 26 November every year. To promote this important event, the Executive Secretariat works with and provides support for delegations from member countries, representatives from the sector, local authorities, observatories, and members of the diplomaticcorps from countries that have signed the International Agreement on Olive Oil and Table Olives 2015

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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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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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Last days to participate in the Milan International Olive Oil Award

There is time until 20 April. The competition, now in its second edition, was ideated by Olio Officina and is carried out in collaboration with the Onaoo panel group, followed by evaluations by various juries made up of buyers, restaurateurs and chefs, sommeliers, journalists and consumers

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All our publications in English

For those who do not live in Europe and live in other continents, it' s possible to read our renowned OOF International Magazine in its browsable digital version

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We have extended until April 20 the second edition of Milan International Olive Oil Award

The Covid effects create difficulties in the delivery of olive oils in competition. We recommend the utmost speed, because after this date we will not be able to accept entries

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The Origin of the World

Luigi Caricato


The World’s finest olive oil in the Milan International Olive Oil Award. Last days to participate

Deadline for delivery of olive oils is March 31, 2021. The regulation, with all the useful information. After a pre-selection carried out by the famous tasting school Onaoo, the best extra virgin chosen by the panel of expert professional tasters, will be evaluated by by a series of hand-picked juries selected on the basis of the groups they belong to: food-service and retail-chain buyers, chefs, restaurateurs, journalists, sommeliers and consumers

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So, to recap: how to take part in the selection of the best olive oils in the world

The Milan International Olive Oil Award competition is now in its second edition. An initiative of Olio Officina in collaboration with Onaoo. Terms and conditions of participating

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To sum up. What you need to know to take part in the competition that awards the finest olive oils in the world

There is a deadline of 31 March to register for the second edition of the Milan International Olive Oil Award. The regulations, with instructions and forms to be filled in

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The selection of the best EVO in the world

The second edition of Milan International Olive OIl Award. All the best oils from all the continents can compete. The deadline for delivery of oils is 31 march 2021. You can download the regulation and the relative forms to participate

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Join the Milan International Olive Oil Award – it is a great way to increase brand awareness. Don’t wait any longer, register now!

All the best oils from all the continents can compete. The deadline for delivery of oils is 31 march 2021. You can download the regulation and the relative forms to participate

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Oleum, the final conference will take place online on the February 17-18 2021 

OLEUM project aims to better guarantee olive oil quality and authenticity by empowering detection and fostering prevention of olive oil fraud. 

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THE MILAN INTERNATIONAL OLIVE OIL AWARD 2021

All the best oils from all the continents can compete. The deadline for delivery of oils is 31 march 2021. You can download the regulation and the relative forms to participate

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The World's Best Extra Virgin Olive Oils in competition

THE SECOND EDITION OF MILAN INTERNATIONAL OLIVE OIL AWARD. All the best oils from all the continents can compete. The deadline for delivery of oils is 31 march 2021. You can download the regulation and the relative forms to participate

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Milan International Olive Oil Award 2021

The World's Best Extra Virgin Olive Oils in competitionAll the best oils from all the continents can compete. The deadline for delivery of oils is 31 march 2021. You can download the regulation and the relative forms to participate

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MILAN INTERNATIONAL OLIVE OIL AWARD 2021, REGULATION, REGLAMENTO, REGLEMENT

A competition open to all olive producers, olive oil manufacturers and oil trading companies around the world

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All the information to participate in the second edition of the Milan International Olive Oil Award

The World's Best Extra Virgin Olive Oils in competition. All the best oils from all the continents can compete. The deadline for delivery of oils is 31 march 2021. You can download the regulation and the relative forms to participate

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MIOOA 2021, REGULATION, REGLAMENTO, REGLEMENT

A competition open to all olive producers, olive oil manufacturers and oil trading companies around the world, the MIOOA, acronym for the Milan International Oilve Oil Award. It is an initiative of Olio Officina in collaboration with the world’s oldest tasting school Onaoo and the participation of aseries of hand-picked juries selected on the basis of the groups they belong to, such as retail-chain and food-service buyers, chefs, journalists, consumers

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A GREAT COMPETITION FOR EXTRAORDINARY OLIVE OILS

The MIOOA second edition: don’t miss the opportunity to participate. All the best oils from all the continents can compete. The deadline for delivery of oils is 31 march 2021. You can download the regulation and the relative forms to participate

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Deadline for registration and delivery of your olive oil and vinegar samples for the Le Forme dell'Olio and Le Forme dell’Aceto competition has been extended until 11 December

Given the complex international situation we are experiencing, determined by the health emergency, the organizing committee of Le forme dell’Olio and Le forme dell’Aceto contests has exceptionally decided to facilitate companies and extend the deadline for the registration and sending your extra-virgin olive oil and vinegar samples to Milan for the awards

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Last days to participate in the eighth edition of the Le Forme dell’Olio packaging and design contest for olive oils

There is time by November 30 to submit your application for the competition, while,  as far as the sending  of samples is concerned, this is allowed no later than December 11, 2020. The same deadlines also apply to the third edition of the Le Forme dell'Aceto packaging and design contest for vinegars

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