EVO IOOC 2019
Rosario Franco graduated in Agriculture and Forestal sciences at Università Degli Studi di Firenze, started his career as professor of economics and valuation, at high school level, in the province of Brescia. Then, after winning a scholarship, he started to work at the Università "Mediterranea" of Reggio Calabria. In the following years, he obtained a position inside the ARSAC (regional institution) as agricultural adviser specialised in the olive sector. In the last 10 years, he has been working inside the Regione Calabria at the agriculture department, focusing mainly on the olive oil promotion and diffusion at national and international level. He is in charge of the management of the certifications Italian Traditional Products, PDO, PGI of the food inside the region. He has been promoter and organizer of several events related to olive oil all around the world. Recently, he has been professor of sensorial analysis at the Università "Mediterranea" of Reggio Calabria. He has been, also, a member of the jury of several international contests of olive oil at national and international level. He's the author of a large number of texts concerning the olive oil and all its possible implementations.