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April 2019



Madrid – Some 40 experts from IOC member countries took part in a meeting on the organoleptic assessment of virgin olive oil at IOC headquarters in Madrid. Attendees discussed recent updates on organoleptic assessment, sensory analysis panel…

Madrid - The member countries of the IOC recently approved a proposal to create a portal that gathers scientific information on the health benefits of olive oil and olive products. The project, called the Olive Health Information System, or OHIS, is…


Cairo, Egypt – An important seminar on opportunities for investing in the Egyptian olive sector will be the theme of the opening event of the 53rd meeting of the IOC Advisory Committee to be held in Egypt on 24 April 2019.


Izmir – The International Olive Oil Council organized a course for leaders of panels for virgin olive oil tasting at the Bornova Olive Research Center, Izmir, Turkey. Some40…

Madrid - The deadline for applications for the advanced course on production techniques and the quality control of table olives (Nasr City, Cairo (Egypt), 23-25 April 2019) has been extended to 3 April 2019.

The deadline for applications for the…

Madrid – Here is the most recent newsletter from the IOC with details about what’s been going on in March 2019 and, as usual, updates on prices and on the olive oil and table olive crop year. Enjoy!