Daily Archives: September 18, 2014

  • Innovations in the olive production chain, under debate in Peru

    The Peruvian association Pro Olivo, incollaboration with the Cyted Programme and the National Council of Science and Technology (Concytec), will host from 25 to 26 September in Tacna (Peru) the International Innovation Forum in Olive Production Chain, in which leading industry experts from Peru, Spain, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and Brazil showed the latest developments and research in this field.

    The purpose of this meeting is to update the knowledge of the various productive sectors of the olive tree and its derivatives, with emphasis on obtaining quality products and environmental protection and sharing experiences on transfer technologies to increase productivity and improve production processes of olive oil and table olives.

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    The Peruvian association Pro Olivo, incollaboration with the Cyted Programme and the National Council of Science and Technology (Concytec), will host from 25 to 26 September in Tacna (Peru) the International Innovation Forum in Olive Production Chain, in which leading industry... 
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  • The Olive Industry International Fair in Brazil closes successfully

    The Pucrs Event Center in Porto Alegre (Brazil) welcomed from 2 to 5 September the First International Olive Growing Business Fair which was a “success”, according to its organizers, exceeding all expectations, and attended by researchers, manufacturers, factories, suppliers of machinery and for olive cultivation.

    This Brazilian event was organized by the Association of Olive Growers in Rio Grande (ARGOS) and of the organizing committee highlighted the Spanish experts Marino Uceda Ojeda, olive oil taster and professor at the University of Jaén;

    Sebastián Villasclaras, chemical engineer and teacher of this University; and Juan M. Caballero, international consultant and former head of the Olive Growing Department of the Ifapa Insitute in Córdoba, who received, together with other individuals and organizations, the “Celeste Gobbato” Award, in recognition of his support for the development of olive growing in Brazil.

    In addition to these experts, this event was also attended by the Executive Director of the International Olive Council (IOC), Jean-Louis Barjol; Manuel Parras, rector of the University of Jaén; and Antonio Trapero, professor at the University of Córdoba, as well as many Spanish and Portuguese producers.

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    The Pucrs Event Center in Porto Alegre (Brazil) welcomed from 2 to 5 September the First International Olive Growing Business Fair which was a “success”, according to its organizers, exceeding all expectations, and attended by researchers, manufacturers, factories,... 
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  • Spain has become the main supplier of olive oil to China

    90% of Chinese imports of olive oil come from European Union (EU) countries, with Spain at the head, which accounts for 61% of the total, followed by Italy (22%), Greece (6%) and Portugal (1%).

    The remaining 10% comes from Tunisia (3%), Turkey (2%), Australia (2%) and (Syria 1%).

    This follows from the latest market report of the International Olive Council (IOC), which noted that Chinese imports of olive oil and olive pomace oil have kept an exponential growth between the period 2001/02 and 2011/12, although they have decreased a 6% in the last year 2012/13.

    Specifically, according to the latest data from the agency, imports of olive oil from China have increased from 567 tonnes in 2001/02 to 42,379 tonnes in 2012/13.

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    90% of Chinese imports of olive oil come from European Union (EU) countries, with Spain at the head, which accounts for 61% of the total, followed by Italy (22%), Greece (6%) and Portugal (1%). The remaining 10% comes from Tunisia (3%), Turkey (2%), Australia (2%) and (Syria... 
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