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The week of Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Until July 15 the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment, held held the week of extra virgin olive oil under the slogan "The oil makes the taste" which aims to promote the consumption of this food and spread the values product.

During this week, Madrid, Zaragoza, Teruel, Toledo and Albacete, enjoy various promotional activities to promote the use of olive oil in the campaign "puts the flavor oil" in the week of extra virgin olive oil.

Last Updated: Tuesday, 12 November 2013

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How much olive oil should a healthy diet contain?

Ramón Estruch, coordinator of the study PREDIMED

The study PREDIMED has found out that people who follow a Mediterranean diet with extra virgin olive oil lose weight compared to those consuming other low fats.

Experts recommend consuming 40 millilitres (37 grams) of olive oil a day to obtain all the benefits of the product.

Last Updated: Wednesday, 30 October 2013

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Mediterranean Diet with virgin olive oil the great 'ally' Heart

This is the main conclusion of the study Spanish Predimed (Prevention with Mediterranean diet), which has been published in the medical journal of greater international impact.

The Mediterranean Diet supplemented with extra-virgin olive oil or dried fruits (nuts, hazelnuts and almonds) reduces as much as 30 percent the risk of major cardiovascular complications (Myocardial Infarction, stroke or cardiovascular death) in patients at high cardiovascular risk.

Last Updated: Monday, 14 October 2013

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Carlos Falco claims the culture of extra virgin olive oil into a book

The Marqués de Griñón presented his book dedicated to olive oil stressing the need to upgrade a natural product, excellent health, and with exceptional quality nationwide.

Among olive groves and vineyardsJust wanted to present Carlos Falco, Marqués de Griñón, his latest literary work, 'Oleum.

The culture of olive oil. In his estate Casa de Vacas, in the municipality of Malpica de Tajo, surrounded by what has earned him much respect in the world of wine, for just ten years as a producer of extra virgin olive oil, Falcó spoke of a work fraught with time, more than eight years, and dedication, that comes with experience, and born with vindictive spirit.

Last Updated: Monday, 14 October 2013

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The EC brings industry and consumers together to address quality olive oil

The European Commission (EC) brings representatives of producers, consumers and the hospitality industry together to discuss measures to improve the quality of olive oil, once Brussels has withdrawn its proposal to ban refillable oilers.

"There is a meeting this afternoon about olive oil", Community spokesman confirmed Agriculture, Roger Waite, he made clear that the EU proposal "is no longer on the agenda".

Last Updated: Tuesday, 12 November 2013

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