Olive Oil World Eight Painters Who Loved Olive Trees Olive trees and olive groves have been favorite subjects for some of the greatest artists. Here are seven masters who shared an obvious appreciation of the olive. 10 Really Good Reasons to Eat More Olive Oil Every day there seem to be more and more reasons why extra virgin olive oil should be a part of everybody's eating plan. If it isn't already part of yours, here are ten powerful reasons to add it to the menu. Freezing Olive Oil with Herbs Freezing olive oil in ice cube trays is an easy and safe way to prolong the life of the oil and portion out fresh herb flavored, frozen cubes as needed. Greece Has No Real Strategy to Promote its Olive Oil The Greek olive oil sector, a potentially flourishing industry, seems to have been left with no vision and no strategic plan by the Greek state. Olive Oil ‘Workshops’ for Disadvantaged Children in Spain Workshops organized by the ‘La Caixa’ Foundation were held throughout June and July to introduce the world of olive oil to disadvantaged children. Return to Rationality The financial crisis has created many woes, and now it has forced the need to look back to forgotten things and practices that can take us out of the swamp. Test to Detect Explosives Also Finds Bad Olive Oil Researchers at the University of Córdoba have proven that ion mobility spectrometry, the analytical technique most commonly used to detect explosives and at airports, is also effective for identifying fraudulent olive oil. Olive Oil Producers Waste No Time Entering New York Competition Olive oil producers around the world wasted no time registering their oils for entry today in the first New York International Olive Oil Competition. Chemists’ Society Offers Proficiency Testing for Olive Oil Sensory Panels AOCS recognition will give sensory panels an opportunity to demonstrate to olive oil producers, retailers, and importers that they are accurately assessing olive oil quality. International Olive Oil Competition Coming to New York Leading experts will assemble next April for the New York International Olive Oil Competition where they will identify, and honor, the world's best extra virgin olive oils. Eataly’s Olive Oil Master Nicholas Coleman never gave olive oil a second thought until a 2007 stay at Nadia Gasparini's Tuscan villa during the olive harvest. Now at Eataly it's pretty much all he thinks about. Did Someone Give You the Evil Eye? There’s One Way to Find Out You got a strange look just before everything started to go wrong. Better grab your olive oil and know for sure. © 2014 Olive Oil Times. All Rights Reserved.