About Olive Oil Times

Recent News

When was Olive Oil Times founded?

In Jan­u­ary 2010, Cur­tis Cord renamed a per­sonal blog where he com­pared the tastes of var­i­ous olive oils encoun­tered on his trav­els to Olive Oil Times. With writ­ers and con­trib­u­tors in olive oil-pro­duc­ing regions around the world pro­vid­ing timely news and infor­ma­tion for olive oil enthu­si­asts, chefs and food indus­try par­tic­i­pants, Olive Oil Times has become the inter­na­tional pub­li­ca­tion of record for the sec­tor, and an indis­pens­able source of unbi­ased infor­ma­tion for con­sumers and pro­fes­sion­als alike.

How do I subscribe?

Olive Oil Times is an online pub­li­ca­tion that is con­stantly being updated with the lat­est news and fea­tures. To sub­scribe to the free weekly email, go here.

What is the Olive Oil Times Editorial Policy?

Olive Oil Times is com­mit­ted to deliv­er­ing the high­est edi­to­r­ial and eth­i­cal stan­dards in its report­ing of events of inter­est to our read­ers around the world.

Olive Oil Times is inde­pen­dent of any out­side inter­ests. Our edi­to­r­ial deci­sions are influ­enced nei­ther by polit­i­cal or com­mer­cial pres­sures nor by any per­sonal inter­ests.

We strive to be objec­tive and even-handed in our approach to report­ing on a topic.


Olive Oil Times is a mem­ber of the Online News Asso­ci­a­tion, the world’s largest asso­ci­a­tion of dig­i­tal jour­nal­ists. ONA’s mis­sion is to inspire inno­va­tion and excel­lence among jour­nal­ists to bet­ter serve the pub­lic.

Does Olive Oil Times receive support from outside companies?

Olive Oil Times oper­ates under a strict pol­icy of impar­tial­ity and receives no sup­port from any out­side com­pany. Its only rev­enue is through ban­ner adver­tise­ments at stan­dard rates that are pub­licly posted, and no pref­er­ence is given as to the place­ment of ban­ner ads.

This pol­icy, in place since day one, ensures unbi­ased and objec­tive report­ing, as well as the fair admin­is­tra­tion of asso­ci­ated activ­i­ties includ­ing the NYIOOC World Olive Oil Com­pe­ti­tion and the Olive Oil Times Edu­ca­tion Lab.

Olive Oil Times does not endorse any olive oil brand or com­pany.

How can I submit an idea for an article?

If you have an arti­cle that you believe would be inter­est­ing to our read­ers around the world, you can tell us about it by click­ing on the live sup­port but­ton below to start a con­ver­sa­tion with our sup­port team. Please do not pro­pose arti­cles about your company’s new prod­ucts or ser­vices or other pro­mo­tional mate­r­ial.

How can I become an Olive Oil Times writer?

If you are an expe­ri­enced jour­nal­ist and would like to write for Olive Oil Times, please start a con­ver­sa­tion with our sup­port team.

What is the policy for comments?

Olive Oil Times is ded­i­cated to main­tain­ing a respect­ful com­mu­nity that actively engages in lively dis­cus­sions about news arti­cles and com­men­tary.

Please be polite to all the mem­bers of our com­mu­nity, includ­ing other com­menters, authors and the sub­jects of arti­cles.

Olive Oil Times should be a safe and wel­com­ing space for all indi­vid­u­als, groups and their ideas. As such, any rude­ness, insults, hate, hos­til­ity, or neg­a­tiv­ity may be removed and you may lose your abil­ity to com­ment.

In order to pro­vide a safe space for our com­mu­nity, com­ments may be pre-mod­er­ated by our team before post­ing to the site.

May I publish Olive Oil Times articles on my own blog/website?

All Olive Oil Times arti­cles and site con­tent are strictly pro­tected by copy­right laws and may not be repro­duced with­out writ­ten per­mis­sion. If you would like to request per­mis­sion to pub­lish an arti­cle for edu­ca­tional pur­poses, please con­tact our sup­port team.

How can I advertise on OOT?

Please visit our adver­tis­ing por­tal to see options for your mar­ket­ing cam­paign or con­tact our sup­port team using the but­ton below.

How can I contact OOT?

Please start a con­ver­sa­tion with our sup­port team via the live chat but­ton or send us an email here.