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Close ties between Libya and the Ioc

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World Olive Day: celebrations at Casa Hierro, the Aove brand

To celebrate the anniversary, Casa Hierro organized an event with the participation of various professionals, friends and family. In evidence, the different uses of a good oil, both raw and as part of more elaborate recipes

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The 110th session begins

The 110th session of the Council of Members of the International Olive Council has begun at headquarters in Madrid. Representatives from the Organisation’s 17 member countries will discuss various important topics over the course of the five-day session. The Committees for Administrative and Financial Affairs, Economics and Promotion, Chemistry and Standardisation and Olive Oil Technology and the Environment have come together to discuss important topics such as past and present activity, statistics and the Observatory

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The 2020 Forme dell’Olio Contest

The seventh edition of the olive oil packaging and visual design contest

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The 2020 Forme dell’Aceto Contest

The competition aims at raising awareness in companies on the importance of vinegar care and packaging. Companies should constantly strive to improve the quality of their products, not only vinegar-wise, but also in terms of packaging, so that consumers consider both raw material quality and packaging appearance and functional features when making a purchase decision

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The new International Olive Council website goes live

On 19 November 2019, the new IOC website officially went live. One year after the conclusion of the first phase of the analysis, and in keeping with the terms of the contract, the IOC can now offer a completely new communication system, thanks to the work of Member States and the Executive Secretariat. The new Observatory can also now be launched in the second half of 2020

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World Trade in olive oil and table olives  

The IOC issued the latest data on international trade in olive oils and table olives, data for the current marketing year compared with the previous season for the same period

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Evooleum 2020, the most influential Guide, is now available

Mercacei Publishing Group has launched the fourth edition of the Evooleum World's Top100 Extra Virgin Olive Oils Guide that showcases the 100 best Evoos in the world according to the results obtained in the Evooleum Awards. A deluxe edition, prologued by the renowned chef Andoni Adúriz (Mugaritz), where the reader can find Mediterranean recipes by 2 Michelin-star-chef Paco Roncero, articles about the culinary uses of extra virgin olive oil, most fashionable olive destinations, the latest trends in the world of packaging and pairings... and more, much more. A unique publication that, thanks to its success among chefs, importers and distributors, has become the most influential worldwide

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Spain, specialisation in Olive Growing and Olive Oil Technology

The University of Jaen has announced a master's degree where students, during the courses, will learn the technology of olive growing and olive oil. The Executive Director of the International Olive Council, Abdellatif Ghedira, was present at the "departure" of the master's course

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An in depth workshop on hydrocarbons in fats and oils in Bologna

Organized by Sissg, the Italian Society for Fats and Oils Research, will take place on 12 and 13 December. There will be two days of meetings and debates on the role played by hydrocarbons, especially Moah and Mosh, present in fats and oils

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Senegal's Ambassador visiting the International Olive Council

The Ambassador has shown all her interest towards the Ioc to start a collaboration to help Senegalese consumers

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Ioc, a recognition diploma and a commemorative pin to reward former Chairs and Vice-Chairs

Five Italians, three Greeks, two Spaniards, two Portuguese and one Tunisian were awarded by the International Olive Council for their contribution to the olive sector and their role in the Advisory Committee

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The great challenge

Luigi Caricato


Olive Oil-based recipes. Vinegar-based recipes

The new issue of OOF International Magazine. Only for you, here is a preview of the table of contents including all articles

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54 th Meeting Coi of the Advisor Committee

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More olive trees, so as to protect our identity

Luigi Caricato


Producer prices olive oil, August 2019

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