Olive oil and health: past, present and future of the prince of the Mediterranean diet

Extra-virgin olive oil is the main source of fat in the Mediterranean area, and this distinguishes the famous Mediterranean diet from other dietary regimens. The goal of the conference “Olive oil: past, present and future of the prince of the Mediterranean diet,” scheduled for Friday 15th March at 2.30pm, is to inform the citizens not […]

Olio Capitale, focus-on conferences for experts and enthusiasts alike about culture and tourism

Also this year, Trieste turns into the capital of extra-virgin olive oil for four days, with a rich programme devised for experts in the fields, as well as for ‘green gold’ enthusiasts about culture and tourism. “Extra-virgin olive oil, cultural and tourist resource” is the title of the Olio Capitale opening conference, scheduled for Friday […]

A picture of the market situation: production has decreased because of the bad weather. However, Tuscany, Umbria, Liguria, Lombardy and Veneto report an increase

This year, the Italian production of olive oil will only amount to 185,000 tons. The regions of southern Italy has suffered the most, with a drop of 60%, but even 90% in certain areas of Apulia. At the national level, the fall in production has reached 40%, although there are a few happy places. Tuscany […]

From 15 to 18 March 2019, the Stazione Marittima in Trieste will host the largest exhibition of typical and premium extra-virgin olive oils

Friday 1st March saw the presentation of the thirteenth Olio Capitale, the typical and premium extra-virgin oil festival, which will be held at Stazione Marittima in Trieste from 15th to 18th March 2019 with the support of the Ministry for Agricultural, Food, Forestry and Tourism Policies. The event is organised by the Venezia Giulia Chamber […]

Olio Capitale Competition with 231 contestants, winners will be announced Saturday 16 March

231 extra-virgin olive oils are competing to win the awards of Olio Capitale Competition 2019. These are top quality products from Italy, Croatia, Slovenia, Greece, Spain, Portugal and – for the first time – Morocco. The number of contestants is significant, considering that most olive oil producing Italian regions were affected by bad wheather conditions […]

Promotion starts again from Eurogastro

From 21 to 23 March, in Warsaw, is taking place the 22th edition of Eurogastro, the most important Horeca fair of Poland. We will be there to promote our fairs, Olio Capitale and TriestEspresso Expo! Learn more about Eurogastro here.

The winners of the 2018 Olio Capitale Competition

The winners of the 12. Olio Capitale Competition among 303 evos partecipants from Italy, Greece, Slovenia, Croatia, Spain and Portugal. Light Intensity ACCADEMIA OLEARIA S.r.l. FRUTTATO FOIS Sardegna Medium Intensity AZIENDA AGRICOLA SEBASTIANO FADDA LUNA VERA NERA DI OLIENA Sardegna Intense Intensity VANJA DUJC OLIO EXTRAVERGINE D’OLIVA ITRANA Slovenia Special mentions Giuria Popolare AZIENDA AGRICOLA […]

Olio Capitale in the restaurants of Trieste

Olio Capitale is leaving the venue of Trieste’s Stazione Marittima, taking extra-virgin olive oils and publicity initiatives to restaurants as well. Following the success of the first edition, “Dinner with the Oleologist” is back – the series of evenings dedicated to extra-virgin oil created in collaboration with the Associazione Nazionale Città dell’Olio. After the approach […]

Bilateral meetings producers-foreign buyers

Precisely to support producers in their difficult task of creating new sales channels for exports, bilateral meetings of exhibitors and selected buyers will be organized over the four days of the event. This year the selected buyers will come from the Netherlands, UK, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, France and Belgium, as well as a confirmation of […]

Olio Capitale in Trieste’s shops

Also, in shops in Trieste city centre, the Olio Capitale Shopping initiative, created in collaboration with Confcommercio Trieste, will be staged again this year. As well as being able to purchase reduced price tickets for this event, lucky people will receive a really delicious gift – while stocks last: a bar of chocolate with extra-virgin […]

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