Category Archives: World Olive News

Taiwan claims Italian olive pomace oil contains green colorant

Olitalia is the latest exporter to have its olive pomace oil rejected by Taiwan for allegedly containing the green colorant copper chlorophyll.

Amid international concerns about the certainty of its testing, Taiwan’s Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) has announced that a nearly 17-ton shipment from the Italian supplier must be either destroyed or returned because the compound was detected in it.

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Spanish olive oil body to invest €5 million in India, SE Asia

‘Join the olive oil revolution’ — this is the message spread across outdoor hoardings in Mumbai. The category has got a fresh boost with healthy ad spends, courtesy Interprofessional Olive Oil from Spain, which is the professional body representing the olive oil industry in Spain. It has marked an investment of €5 million in India and South East Asia for the next three years.

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