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.
New import dashboard in the Economy and Promotion area
Madrid / 17.05.2021
Since April 2021, our readers have had access to updated data on olive oil and table olive imports from some of the main countries that contribute to the international market, in particular Australia, Brazil, Canada, China,...
Organoleptic and physicochemical proficiency tests
Madrid / 14.05.2021
Every year, the IOC holds intercomparison trials for physico-chemical and sensory analysis. Several laboratories took part in the most recent intercomparison trial for the period 1 December 2021 to 30 November 2022....