Olive Oil World
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.
In Land of Milk and Honey, Distaste for Bitter and Pungent EVOO
Consumers at a trade fair in Zurich disliked the bitter and pungent taste of high quality EVOOs.
Olive Oil Conditions Hair Better
Olive oil causes less capillary adhesion when used in hair, conditioning without causing hair breakage.
Young Artist Pounds Olives to Paint Pictures
Olives are used as a paintbrush by Areej Lawen, a young Palestinian artist from Nazareth, to paint her art works over a piece of cloth.