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    IOC participation in COP22 and Seminar

    The IOC will participate in COP22, which will be held from 7 to 18 November 2016 in Marrakech. The Conference of the Parties (COP) is an annual conference on climate change organised under the auspices of the United Nations. The twenty-second conference (COP22) will focus on the mitigation of the effects of global warming and […]

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    Spain is the first global producer and exporter of olive oil and olive pomace

    Spain has increases its extra-EU exports of olive oil and olive pomace oil by 20% in the first 11 months of 2015/16 (October 2015-August 2016), compared to the previous crop year. The top five export destinations which post increases (by order of volume) are the United States, where Spain has taken the lead with a […]

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  • ‘Raj Olive Oil’ – India’s first indigenous olive oil brand

    After eight years of harnessing olive saplings brought from Israel, Rajasthan is all set to launch next month its own brand olive oil, which it claims, will be the country’s first indigenously-produced brand. “The state will be launching its olive oil under the brand ‘Raj Olive Oil’ at the Global Rajasthan Agri-tech Meet (GRAM),” state […]

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  • Croatian Olive oil from Šolta among EU protected products

    The newest addition on the list of EU protected Croatian products is olive oil from Šolta, added into the registry on 21 October, 2016. Already on Croatia’s list of indigenous goods, protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications are prosciutto from Krk, extra virgin olive oil from Cres, mandarins from Neretva, sour cabbage / […]

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  • Italian Olive Oil Union Anticipates Poor 2016 Harvest

    Forecasts for Italian olive oil production this year are pessimistic, according to Unaprol-Consorzio Olivicolo Italiano, the National Union of Olive Oil Producers, which represents the sector. According to the group, the 2016 harvest is going to decrease by 37% (298,000 tonnes), if compared with last year. The southern part of the country, a traditional producer […]

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  • The shift to mechanization has spurred growth in California olive oil production

    The amount of land devoted to olives grown for oil will increase by about 3,500 acres a year through 2020, according to estimates from the California Olive Oil Council. The shift to mechanization has spurred major growth in California olive oil production, but the trend has been slow to take root in the table olive […]

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    Weekly movements in prices paid to producers for extra virgin olive oil

    Graph 1 tracks the weekly movements in prices paid to producers for extra virgin olive oil in the top three European producing countries and Tunisia, while Graph 3 shows the weekly changes in producer prices for refined olive oil in the main three EU producers. The monthly price movements for these twogrades of oil are […]

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    Olive oil performance in 2015/16 and olive oil and table olive estimates for 2016/17

    The meeting of the IOC Statistics Working Group was held on 3 October. The figures reported here for 2015/16 take into account the data provided by Members but are as yet provisional since the crop year has just ended. The resultant data indicates a tonnage of 3152000t for world production (28% or 694 000 t […]

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  • World Trade in Olive Oil and Table Olives – 2015/16 Crop Year

    1. OLIVE OIL Imports of olive oil and olive pomace oil through the first ten months of 2015/16 (October 2015 –July 2016) in the eight markets that appear in the table below show an increase of 10% in Australia, 11% in China, 2 % in the United States and 1% in Canada, compared with the […]

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  • Italian Olive Oil Production Down by 38%

    Italian olive oil production will drop by 38% in the season 2016/2017, to just 298 million kg, close to the historic low, according to Italian farrmers organization Coldiretti, based on ISMEA/Unaprol data. As the second largest olive oil producer, Italy has more than 250 million olive trees, on over one million hectares of land cultivated. […]

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  • OOCC Approves Service Mark

    As the Olive Oil Commission of California begins its third olive oil season, this program which exists to ensure that California olive oil is trusted and valued, is making some changes that will allow more producers to become part of the program and be recognized as members of this important new organization. Voluntary Program Offered […]

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  • EU Oilve Oil Exports increased according to the EC latest report

    European Union exports of olive oil between August 2015 and July 2016, were valued at 2,480 million euros, representing an increase over 11.3% regarding the same period last year, according to the latest report on agrifood trade of the Commission European (EC). Specifically, during last July foreign European sales of the product reached a value […]

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  • India’s olive oil imports are expected to rise 20% in 2016-17

    India’s olive oil imports are expected to rise 20 per cent to 13,500 tonnes this fiscal on the back of rising demand in metros and tier II cities, a top Indian Olive Association official said. The country had imported 11,106 tonnes of olive oils, 65 per cent of which is sourced from Spain, in 2015-16 […]

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  • EC publishes the International Agreement on Olive Oil and Table Olives

    The European Comission (EC) has published, on its website, the text of the International Agreement on Olive Oil and Table Olives which was adopted by consensus at the United Nations Conference for Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in Geneva last year. This new text takes into account developments in the world olive and olive oil industry. […]

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  • TOP 20 of the Olivinus World’s Best EVOOs in its latest edition

    “OLIVINUS” – International Extra Virgin Oil Olive Competition in South America, Central America and the Caribbean, is the most important international competition in world’s, by number of samples submitted (about 450) and the number of countries present (17 to 21). Gives Medal, Diploma in full color and awarded AOVE report. Also it sends information to […]

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