Olive Oil World
Rewarding Those Who Paint the Right Picture of Italian Olive Oil
The Umbria Region and Città dell'Olio have launched an award for journalists, writers, photographers and film-makers to promote Italian olive oil.
Oil, Art and Culture in Liguria
Italian illustrator Milo Manara designed this year’s poster for the Bistrot dell'Ulivo, an event in Badalucco, Liguria
Change is the Butter on Life’s Bread
Some may need some gentle coercion through the clever development of products to adopt heart-healthy EVOOs instead of Butter.
Farmgate Prices Up 20 Percent in Spain
Prices are trending upward on predictions of a significant decrease in production for the upcoming campaign in Andalusia.
Divergent Views on Proposed California Olive Oil Standards
Forty-nine witnesses testified on proposed olive oil grading and labeling standards, and many others submitted written comments.
The Case of the Disappearing Greek Olive Oils
Getting your label on the shelf is not where your job ends but where it begins.
Researchers Give Olive Oil Antioxidant Kick for Eye Health
Researchers from Jaén are experimenting with supplementing olive oil with lutein, a substance with antioxidant activity that plays a role in eye health.
Breakfast with High-Phenol EVOO Reduces Inflammation Linked to Diabetes, Heart Disease
A new study shows that adding phenol-rich olive oil to breakfast successfully lowers the inflammation linked to metabolic syndrome.
Study Reveals EVOO May Reduce DNA Damage from GMO Soybean
Scientists from the UK, Saudi Arabia and Egypt have shown that consumption of extra virgin olive oil can reduce the damaging effects associated with GM soybean.
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California Commission Releases Proposed Olive Oil Standards
The newly created Olive Oil Commission of California made its recommendations for new grade and labeling standards to the Secretary of Food and Agriculture.
How Expert Advice is Helping Catalonia’s Olive Oil Sector
IRTA olive oil expert Agustí Romero shares practical examples of helping improve olive oil marketing and quality.
An Extra Virgin Olive Oil Handbook
The Extra Virgin Olive Oil Handbook edited by Claudio Peri is a welcome resource for anyone who has been following the olive oil quality conversation
Olive Oil Needs A Pitchman
At the Fancy Food Show in New York, the International Olive Council wasted yet another opportunity to do something that mattered.
What’s Going On with Olive Oil Prices in Spain?
Prices should have remained lower in these weeks because, even though the outputs are good and packers have enough stock for the next two months.
Greek Policy on Olive Oil Labeling in Disarray
Predictably, the flip-flopping on permitted health claims on olive oil labels in Greece stems from politics
Fancy Food Show Rife with Opportunities for Olive Oil Stakeholders
Olive oil producers, exporters, retailers and promotion committees converged at the massive event that draws over 24,000 visitors.
Olive Oils of the World on Display at Summer Fancy Food Show
Olive oil producers of all sizes shared their products with the world at the 60th edition of one the industry's most important trade conventions.
IOC Presents Mario Solinas Quality Awards
All of the winners of this year's awards hailed from Spain and Portugal, countries that have performed well in previous editions.