Curtis Cord

Olive Oil Sommelier Course Sold Out

The next session will be February 3-10, 2017, when all three levels of the course will be held. Registration for the February session will begin this fall.

A New Way for Retailers and Restaurants to Stock the World’s Best Olive Oils

The Best Olive Oils Marketplace, the e-commerce platform for award-winning extra virgin olive oils, is now open to wholesale buyers.
Special Report

World’s Best Olive Oils for 2016 Announced

The results of the 2016 New York International Olive Oil Competition were announced at a packed press conference this evening.

The World’s Best Olive Oils, Delivered

The New York International Olive Oil Competition announced the coming launch of the Best Olive Oils Marketplace, where you can buy this year's award-winning extra virgin olive oils.
Olive Oil Times Special

International Culinary Center to Offer Olive Oil Sommelier Certification

The new program's executive director, Curtis Cord and Dorothy Hamilton, the founder of the International Culinary Center, announced the joint project at the NYIOOC press conference today.

World’s Second-Largest Retailer Wants to be Known for its Olive Oil

Olive Oil Times publisher Curtis Cord spoke with Costco buyer Chad Sokol, who handles the commodity and dry grocery buying for the company’s warehouse stores throughout Northern California and many more in Nevada.
Special Report

More than 800 to Compete in New York International Olive Oil Competition

India’s Changing Views On Olive Oil

Rajneesh Bhasin, the president of the Indian Olive Association and managing director of Borges India, discusses the fast-changing dynamics of the Indian olive oil market.