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.

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. 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.

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.

Jun. 10, 2024

Farmers in Greece Witness the Impacts of Climate Change After Historically Low Harvest

Farmers and millers throughout Greece have reported that climate change is making it increasingly difficult to produce award-winning extra virgin olive oil.

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.