• Extra Virgin Olive Oil Wholesale Prices in Europe

    Small bending extra virgin prices in Spain where trade is affected significantly by the quality of offer but also in reason of the internal drop in consumption that occurred in January. Particularly regarding the virgin and lampante, whose prices had slightly small bending  . Enhanced remain prices contrary to Italy for all classes and leads […]

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  • Olio Capitale, the most important fair entirely dedicated to the best EVOO

    This year’s new extra virgin olive oil will be even more precious as there will be less of it, due to the difficult year that Italian olive growers have had. The first show case where it will be possible to taste and buy this year’s production will be Olio Capitale, the most important fair entirely […]

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  • The Olive Oil Industry’s the most Innovative equipment trade shows in Spain

    Oil Mill Machinery, Equipment and Packing Show (Oleomaq) and the Olive-Growing Equipment and Techniques Show (Oleotec) are two top-level events in terms of exhibiting quality and volume of visitors and exhibitors, adapting to the needs of the olive market and offering the latest technological innovations and the most advanced machinery applied to the oil industry. […]

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  • Turkey imports more olive oil to meet local demand

    Turkish olive oil companies are importing olive oil from abroad to make up for shortages in the domestic market. The Turkish brand Komili, which produces different types of oil for the Turkish consumer market, including extra virgin olive oil, is one company which is importing olive oil from other countries, mainly Tunisia. The price of […]

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  • Olive oil imports is growing every year in United States

    Two decades ago, US olive oil imports accounted for almost 30% of the world total. Now, they account for more than 38%. This issue looks at how imports have changed over time in terms of category breakdown and container size. Between 1993/94 and 2013/14, packaged product (containers < 18 kg) has seen its percentage share […]

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  • Savantes ‘Skills Test’ to be used in ‘North American Extra Virgin Olive Oil Championship’

    On 26th August in Chicago USA the first extra virgin olive oil tasters championship will be held as part of the “Spend Wisely on Olive Oils’ Conference. The format for the Championship is based on the Savantes ‘Test Your Skill as a Taster’ session which is an important part of each Savantes programme. The Championship […]

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  • Olive Oil producers Prices in EU countries plus Tunisia

    It is not for the IOC to judge whether these price levels reflect an adequate balance between production costs along the supply chain and the prices that consumers are prepared to pay to continue consuming olive oil but they are a concern that all the players will no doubt take into account for the long-term […]

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  • World picture for Olive Oil & Table Olives at the start

    Trade in olive oil and olive pomace oil got off to a good start in 2014/15 in the majority of the countries listed in the table below. In the first two months of the crop year (October and November 2014), imports were higher in Russia (+30 pc), Australia (+19 pc), Brazil (+10 pc), Japan (+8 […]

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  • Trends in US imports of bulk and packaged olive oil by IOC

    Two decades ago, US olive oil imports accounted for almost 30 pc of the world total. Now, they account for more than 38 pc. This issue looks at how imports have changed over time in terms of category breakdown and container size. Between 1993/94 and 2013/14, packaged product (containers < 18 kg) has seen its […]

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  • The IOC reviews the international organoleptic method

    The 23rd special session of the Council of Members of the IOC took place last week. During the meeting, representatives of Albania, Algeria, Argentina, the European Union, Iran, Israel, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Syria, Tunisia and Uruguay addressed some key issues such as the method of organoleptic assessment established internationally or commercial standard COI applicable to […]

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  • EU reorganizes monthly rates on Tunisian Olive Oil

    The European Commission (EC) has adopted a regulation which reorganizes monthly rates of olive oil exempt from tariffs that Tunisia can export between February 1st and October 31st of 2015. This decision has increased exports from the African country from 5,000 to 18,000 tons in the period of time between February and March -9000 tons […]

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  • Turkey faces steep ups and downs in Olive Oil prices

    The production price of Turkish olive oil has reached 12 Turkish Liras ($5) per kilogram, but there remains a shortage in the sector. Industrialists who cannot find enough olive and olive oil products in the domestic market plan to import product, with Turkey’s Komili being the first to import olive oil from abroad, while many […]

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  • Experimental olive oil waste power plant launched in Spain

    Swedish scientists are testing a prototype heating and power generating system running on residues from olive oil manufacturing. Designed to improve current processes of converting organic waste into energy, the system relies on fuel cells digesting gas separated from the olive mash to produce heat and power for a small olive oil refining facility in […]

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  • $20 mln investment to scale up EVOO production for U.S. market

    Australia’s largest olive oil producer, Boundary Bend Ltd., is setting up a $20 million olive press in Woodland to process 20 tons of olives per hour into extra virgin olive oil. The press, which will begin work with this year’s crop, is part of the company’s move to set up its U.S. headquarters in Woodland. […]

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  • IOC Report on Olive Oil Producer Prices

    Graph 1 tracks the weekly movements in the prices paid to producers for extra virgin olive oil in the three top EU producing countries plus Tunisia while Graph 3 shows the weekly changes in the producer prices for refined olive oil in the three main EU producers. The monthly price movements for the same two […]

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