The Peerdona campaign? notes the increase in compliance with the norm of the use of olive oil in the hotel industry

Aceites de Oliva de España has presented at the headquarters of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment, a study on the implementation of the norm on the presence of olive oils in the restoration rooms. A report that, from 3,546 surveys among consumers and hoteliers across the country, takes a still picture of the degree of application of Royal Decree 895/2013 after four years of its entry into force.

Portugal will hold the World Olive Oil Summit congress for the first time

Portugal will host for the first time the World Olive Oil Summit, a new international forum for the olive sector that will be held on June 7 and 8, 2018, wheres Santarém will be the hostess. This event, that will celebrate with the main thematic “Olive and Oil”, will be held at the National Exhibition Center .

Vicente del Bosque is named Solidarity Ambassador of the "El Aceite de la Vida" program

Vicente del Bosque, the former coach of the Spanish national team, has been named Solidarity Ambassador of the program "The Oil of Life", in an act that was chaired by the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment, Isabel García Tejerina .

Spain: Olive exports reach a value of 250 M€

The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment (MAPAMA) has published the bulletin of foreign trade of table olives, corresponding to the first quarter of the 2017/2018 campaign, in which the Ministry points out that the figure that stands for above the average of the four previous campaigns and slightly below last season, in which there was an "important revaluation".

Spain: Almazaras de la Subbética S.C.A., Special Food Award of Spain Best EVOOs

The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment has awarded the "Best Spanish Foods Extra Virgin Olive Oil Award, 2017-2018 campaign", in its modalities "Frutado Verde Amargo", "Frutado Verde Dulce" and "Frutado Maduro" " Some awards to revalue the highest quality Spanish virgin olive oils, and encourage producers to develop and market these oils. In this edition, the oil that has received the highest organoleptic score, in the blind tasting conducted by the Heads of the different Official Tasting Panels, has been the one presented by the S.C.A. Almazaras de la Subbética, from Carcabuey (Córdoba), which earned the Special Food Award of Spain.

The last edition of the WOOE managed to bring together about 4,000 professionals linked to the olive sector

The largest exclusive international fair for olive oil, the World Olive Oil Exhibition (WOOE) has closed its seventh edition with an attendance of nearly 700 production companies and almost 4,000 professionals from the olive sector, HORECA, catering, distributors, buyers, brokers and media of more than 30 nationalities (United Arab Emirates, Japan, China, United Kingdom, Italy or USA). Business, new business opportunities, debate, trends, innovation and networking have been the keys to the success of the WOOE.

The healthy values ​​of the EVOO and its application in international gastronomy center the Gourmet Area of ​​the WOOE

The healthy character of Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) and its versatility in international kitchens will be the protagonists of the Gourmet Area at the World Olive Oil Exhibition, the largest monographic meeting dedicated to olive oil, which will celebrate its seventh edition on the 21st and March 22nd at IFEMA-Madrid. Chef Kike Piñeiro has devised a menu to explore different cuisines of the world and demonstrate the versatility of this emblematic product of Spanish cuisine. Through breakfast, appetizer, lunch and dinner, they will show how healthy it is to have this ingredient at any time of the day.

Spain: official estimates of olive production are fulfilled, with more than 1Mt at the end of January

The official estimates of olive production for the 2017/18 season are fulfilled, with a production of almost 1,050,000 tons at the end of January, according to the new olive oil market bulletin published by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Food and Environment. During the month of January, the provisional figures also show an improvement in the exits in the domestic market and in the export with respect to the previous month, with a total of 113,000 tons.

Spain: MAPAMA and FEBE collaborate to boost the spirits sector

The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment collaborates with the Spanish Federation of Spirits drinks to improve the competitiveness of the sector by signing a general protocol of action, which took place on March 1st. The agreement includes actions to promote sustainable growth and the internationalization of the sector, as well as the responsible consumption of these drinks. It also recognizes the opportunity to establish a stable framework for collaboration between the Ministry of Agriculture and the spirits sector.

Globalcaja develops an extensive program of conferences on novelties in reconversion and restructuring of the vineyard

Globalcaja has organized a series of information days to analyze the new line of aid for reconversion and restructuring of vineyards, once the Order of the Ministry of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Development has been published, by which these aids are regulated within the support program 2019-2023 and they are called for execution in 2019 and 2020, to be requested before March 15th, 2018.