Olive Oil World
Third NYIOOC Bigger than Ever
Despite the most challenging harvest in recent memory as many as 700 olive oils will compete for the coveted awards next month in New York.
Sacred Olives: Athena’s Tree on the Acropolis
Atop the Acropolis of Athens stands an olive tree that is a symbol of hundreds of years of dedication and reverence.
In Naples, Pairing Pizza with Local EVOOs
Naples' renowned pizzeria La Notizia, organized a full-day event dedicated to pizza and olive oil. But not just any pizza, and not just any olive oil.
Andalucia Journal: Life Among the Groves
While the processes used to harvest and cultivate olives for oil have changed a little over the years, the culture of olive oil production here hasn't.
Corsican Oils are ‘Tree Harvested’ or ‘Old Style’
Corsican olive oil producers announced that their products will be labeled depending on whether the olives were picked or dropped to the ground.
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.