Virgin olive oil not fit for consumption as it is which has a free acidity, expressed as oleic acid, of more than 3.3 grams per 100 grams and/or the organoleptic characteristics and other characteristics of which correspond to those fixed for this category in the IOC standard (COI/T.15/NC No 3). It is intended for refining or for technical use.
Pakistani research pushes for IOC membership
Chakwal, Punjab, PAKISTAN / 26.10.2021
On the fourth day of his mission to Pakistan, the Executive Director was invited to the Barani Institute of Agricultural Research. This research centre is in Chakwal, Punjab province, a three-hour drive from Islamabad. The...
Mario Solinas Quality Award Ceremony
Madrid / 25.10.2021
Every year the International Olive Council organises the competition for the Mario Solinas Quality Award for the best extra virgin olive oils. The aim of organising this competition is to encourage individual producers,...