Apr. 16, 2024

Olive Oil Production Becomes Increasingly Viable in Oman

The oil-rich Gulf country planted its first commercial olive trees about ten years ago, which are now bearing fruit and yielding returns for farmers.

Apr. 18, 2024

Triumphant Producer Reveals Potential of Frosinone

An hour outside Rome, Frosinone is not widely known for olive oil production. Al Piglio hopes to change that with its World Competition win.

Apr. 16, 2024

Tuscan Producer Adapts to a Changing Olive Oil Landscape

Fattoria di Volmiano embraces new ways to produce high-quality extra virgin olive oil.

Apr. 16, 2024

Award-Winning Catalan Producer Bets on Growing Demand for Arbequina

Two heat-hampered harvests have not deterred the producers behind Gaudea, who are betting that demand for Arbequina extra virgin olive oil will keep growing.

Apr. 9, 2024

Legacy Meets Innovation at Tuscany’s Azienda Pometti

The latest generation of farmers at the 600-year-old Azienda Pometti is using state-of-the-art methods to produce award-winning, sustainable olive oil.

Mar. 27, 2024

Technology Drives the Ambitions of Tunisia’s Largest Olive Oil Producer

The CHO Group was an early adopter of blockchain technology for traceability. Now, they are turning to AI to help mitigate the impacts of climate change.

Mar. 13, 2024

How an Olive Oil Lover Found Success in The US Market

After discovering her passion for extra virgin olive oil in Crete, Joanne Lacina built a successful importing and online retail business in the U.S.


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.

Jan. 15, 2024

Chickens Fed Olive Oil Are More Resilient to Environmental Stressors, Study Finds

Separate research has also found that olive oil consumption improves the health of chicken meat and eggs for human consumption.

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.

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.

Apr. 12, 2024

Olive Growing Starting to Take Root in Central Europe

As climate change makes Central European winters milder and drier, farmers in Austria and northeastern Croatia are beginning to plant olives.