May. 28, 2024

Monte do Camelo Wins Big with Sustainably Grown Native Varieties

The small-scale Portuguese producers earned a Silver Award at the 2024 NYIOOC for a Galega monovarietal. The company focuses on growing native olives sustainably.

May. 14, 2024

Innovation and Sustainability Yield Winning Results for GangaLupo

Teamwork, the responsible use of resources and innovation underpin the success of the Apulian Coratina monovarietal.

May. 13, 2024

Native Varieties and Centenarian Trees: The Winning Formula for Olivian Groves

After a harvest full of twists and turns, the Peloponnese producer achieved award-winning quality by relying on traditional and modern practices.

May. 13, 2024

Sustainability, Biodiversity Good for Business, This Campania Farmer Believes

Case d'Alto produces organic extra virgin olive oils in Irpinia from autochthonous varieties. Owner Claudio De Luca says focusing on sustainability improves quality.

May. 7, 2024

Trials and Triumphs of Organic Farming in Andalusia

The fifth-generation family behind Luque Ecológico believes organic farming produces flavorful extra virgin olive oil, protects the environment and mitigates the impacts of drought.

May. 6, 2024

Three Veterans of the Croatian War of Independence Craft Award-Winning Olive Oils

For the third straight year, the producers behind Oleum Maris have won four Gold Awards at the NYIOOC. Now, they are working to expand tourism offerings and exports.


May. 16, 2024

Daily Olive Oil Consumption Linked to Lower Dementia Death Risk, Study Finds

Harvard researchers found that daily consumption of at least seven grams of olive oil was associated with a 28 percent lower risk of dementia-related death.

Apr. 9, 2024

The Role of Monounsaturated Fatty Acids in Olive Oil's Health Benefits

Oleic acid, classified as a monounsaturated fatty acid (MUFA), has been extensively studied by scientists over the last decades, consistently demonstrating many positive effects on human health.

Apr. 9, 2024

The Farm-to-Table Restaurant Bringing the Cretan Diet Back in Vogue

The owner and managers of Peskesi are working to reintroduce the Cretan diet to locals and tourists alike.

Sep. 6, 2023

In Australia, Mediterranean Diet Costs Less than Alternatives, Study Finds

Researchers found Australians could save 28 Australian dollars per week by following the Mediterranean diet.

May. 27, 2024

Improved Water Efficiency Paramount to Future of California Farmers, Officials Say

Growers will need to save more water and use less as the state will likely become drier in the long term.

Apr. 16, 2024

Trees Less Effective at Sequestering Carbon in a Hotter, Drier World, Study Finds

High temperatures and a lack of water can stress the world's trees, causing them to emit carbon dioxide into the atmosphere instead of absorbing it.

Apr. 12, 2024

Global Production May Exceed Expectations, but Not Enough to Move Prices

Analysts predict climate change will result in new price dynamics, with high-quality extra virgin olive oil and other market segments behaving differently.