Olive Oil World
Restaurants Embrace Crete’s Celebrated Diet
Visitors to Crete can be persuaded by its small restaurants to enjoy a traditional Cretan diet featuring high quality, extra virgin olive oil.
Proposal to Include Apulia’s ‘Plain of Olive Trees’ on Unesco List
Three municipalities have joined forces to protect an area with a concentration of thousand-year-old olive trees.
New York Conference to Offer Diverse Perspectives on the Culture of Olive Oil
The third NYIOOC Conference will look at the cultural context of olive oil today, before daring to predict where it will be in the years to come.
Olive Oil without Borders
A program to promote cooperation between Israeli and Palestinian farmers has been extended.
Seal Factory Looks to Olives in the Off-Season
A seal processing plant plans to provide new employment by producing olive oil in Henties Bay, Namibia.
Lucca Goes Extra Virgin
The beautiful town in Tuscany hosts the third edition of ExtraLucca, a cultural and culinary event dedicated to extra virgin olive oil.
Olive Council Says Proposed Changes to Codex Standard Hinder Fraud Detection
The International Olive Council produced three papers in preparation for the 24th session of the Codex Committee on Fats and Oils.
New Sunrise for an Ancient Town
It is a magic moment for this city illuminated by the first lights of a new beginning in the name of olive oil tradition and its future.
Power Plant in Spain Fueled by Olive Oil Waste
A new power plant in Andalucia is generating electricity and saving the environment by using waste from olive oil production as fuel.
Monte Testaccio: Remnants of an Ancient Trade
One of the most vivid reminders of the thriving olive oil trade in antiquity is Monte Testaccio in Rome.
On the Eroticism of Olive Oil
Like a forbidden fruit, the olive will be the center of attention in Italian artist’s Valerio Marini’s latest exhibition, appropriately titled “Erotic Oil.”
Is That Olive Oil in Your Cocktail?
Mixologists are blending EVOO with vodka and gin-based drinks to add a luscious, fruity twist.
Researchers Trace Mediterranean Diet’s Origin to Ancient Greek Medicine
The Mediterranean diet may have been conceived by early doctors as a form of medicinal treatment.