Standing at 543 600 t, Spanish olive oil production in the first four months of 2012/13 was 62 pc down on the previous season, according to Spain’s Olive Oil Agency. Although there are still some months to go until the end of the crop year, it looks as if Spanish production will fall short of the tonnage forecast in November 2012 (820 000 t). Being as it is the world’s leading producer of olive oil, Spain’s performance has a significant impact on international production levels. Consequently
MARIO SOLINAS QUALITY AWARD
Madrid / 19.04.2021
Some 131 samples of extra virgin olive oil were entered into this year’s Mario Solinas Quality Award. Hailing from 12 countries from all over the world, the samples were judged by an international panel made up of the...
IOC PhD scholarships
Madrid / 07.04.2021
As part of its technical cooperation and training programme, the International Olive Council (IOC) has awarded four PhD scholarships to students from its member countries for a period of four years dedicated to scientific...