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Virgin olive oils and its fractions

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This document provides Product Category Rules (PCR) for the assessment of the environmental performance of Virgin olive oil and its fractions (UN CPC 21537) and the declaration of this performance by an EPD.

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PCR updated 2020-03-31

Version 3.0 was published with an extended validity period until 2024-03-31. Other changes were:

  • Compliance with the General Programme Instructions, version 3.01, especially:
  • Better specification of the allocation rules
  • Improved the calculation of emissions from fertilizers application
  • Indication of suggested databases for generic data
  • Minor editorial changes

Detailed information

Replacing : PCR 2002:04 Seasoning (de-registered)
Name: Virgin olive oils and its fractions
CPC Codes:21537 Olive oil, crude
Date of publication: 2010-04-27
Registration number: 2010:07
Date of expiration: 2024-03-31
Version: 3.0
GPI version: General Programme Instructions 3 (2017-)
Based on: PCR Basic Module: Meat, fish, fruit, vegetables, oils and fats
Related PCR: Table olives (expired 2016-06-13; de-registered)
Other contributors:

Previous verisons: University of, Foggia, CO2 Consulting, RodaxAgro LTD, Harokopio University, University of Patras, University "G.d'Annunzio"

Geographical scope: Global
PCR committee: Ambiente Italia, MONINI (version 3.0)
Appointed PCR moderator: Chiara Maran  Ambiente Italia S.r.l. Vania Massari  Ambiente Italia

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