The team from the IOC Executive Secretariat gave an overview of IOC technical assistance, training in the chemical or sensory analysis of olive oil and the grant funding scheme for generic promotional activities in member countries.
They reported on the IOC promotion campaign underway in Brazil and invited the private sector to join forces with the IOC and so create synergies.
The second day of the meeting was set aside for a field trip to visit olive groves and olive oil mills. Besides getting an overview of olive growing and the olive and olive oil industry in Croatia, participants had the chance to taste some excellent produce and enjoyed the warm hospitality of their Croatian hosts.
Article source43rd meeting of the IOC Advisory Committee in Croatia,