Jun. 27, 2024

The 1,000-Member Co-Op Taking on The Challenging Terrain of Northern Portugal

The members of the Agricultural Cooperative of Olive Growers of Murça farm the rugged terrain, working together to produce award-winning extra virgin olive oil.

Jun. 25, 2024

Turkish Producer Highlights the Distinctive Qualities of the Native Kilis Olive

The award-winning producers behind Masmana have overcome a range of climatic and socioeconomic challenges to bring their organic Kilis olive oil to the world.

Jun. 12, 2024

How Resilience and Passion Drive a Boutique California Producer

In less than four years, the couple behind Chateau de Luz has overcome climate extremes, pests and labor challenges to craft world-class extra virgin olive oil.

Jun. 10, 2024

Kern County Producer Reflects on The California Olive Oil Industry

Stefanie Wickensheimer explains how Rio Bravo Ranch crafts high-quality extra virgin olive oil in the southern San Joaquin Valley.

Jun. 2, 2024

Award-Winning Siblings Grateful Father Chose Coratina

After inheriting the family olive farm, brother and sister Tommaso and Angela Fiore continue the family legacy.

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.


Jul. 15, 2024

Med Diet Adherence Associated with Lower Mortality Risk for Cancer Survivors

Researchers followed 800 cancer survivors for more than a decade, observing that Mediterranean diet adherence could be associated with a lower all-cause mortality.

May. 1, 2024

Researchers Investigate Links Between MedDiet Adherence and Oral Health

The Mediterranean diet's antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory effects and its role in maintaining beneficial microorganisms are linked with positive oral health outcomes.

Jul. 9, 2024

Enhancing Excellence: How the World's Best Restaurant Uses Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Locally sourced extra virgin olive oil is an essential ingredient for the Michelin-star chefs at Disfrutar Barcelona and their award-winning tasting menu.

Dec. 29, 2023

Iconic Lebanese Breakfast Receives UNESCO Recognition

Al-man’ouché, the Lebanese breakfast pastry seasoned with olive oil and traditional spices, has been added to the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list.

Jun. 25, 2024

Green Deal Under Threat After E.U. Elections

While climate change is expected to be relegated in the E.U.’s priorities after the European elections, farmers are unlikely to see changes in their work in the near future.

Jun. 24, 2024

Olive Council Incorporates Germplasm Bank Into Global Treaty

By joining the treaty, the IOC plans to facilitate greater cooperation to preserve genetic diversity and find solutions to climate change-related challenges.

Jun. 15, 2024

May Marked Another Record-Breaking Year for Heat

The findings prompted the Secretary-General of the United Nations to call for a global advertising ban on the fossil fuel industry.