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May. 4, 2016

Sol&Agrifood, Italy's Showcase for Quality Foods

Sol&Agrifood is the event held alongside Vinitaly that promotes excellence in the agri-food and extra virgin olive oil sectors on a national and international scale.

Apr. 6, 2016

Is Cooking With Olive Oil Healthy?

A body of research shows that olive oil, and in particular extra virgin olive oil, is a healthier choice when compared with other vegetable oils.

Mar. 30, 2016

3rd 'Food Expo Greece' Showcases Mediterranean Foods

The third Food Expo Greece took place near Athens, attracting 970 exhibitors, 153 of them exhibiting olive oil, plus 55,000 trade visitors, including 1,200 from 55 countries outside Greece.

Sep. 22, 2015

Vegetables Fried in Extra Virgin Olive Oil More Nutritionally Beneficial than Boiled

Frying vegetables in extra virgin olive oil adds to the antioxidant qualities of the produce, according to a recent Spanish scientific study.

Aug. 24, 2015

Extra Virgin Olive Oil is a 'Pillar of My Cuisine'

The chef of Osteria di Passignano is a passionate extra virgin olive oil connoisseur -- his ice cream a fresh take on Tuscan, oil-based cuisine.

Jul. 13, 2015

Hundreds of Restaurants Get New 'MedDiet' Label

The EU-funded project certifies restaurants that offer "authentic Mediterranean dishes" and comply with the criteria established by the program.

Jun. 9, 2015

In Paris, You Might Want to Miss Lunch

An olive oil shopkeeper in Paris known as "Miss Lunch" has gained a loyal following with inspired dishes fashioned from her modest kitchen.

May. 29, 2015

Researchers Develop Spreadable Olive Oil

New spreadable olive oils retain the flavor and health benefits of olive oil and can replace butter, margarine or mayonnaise.

May. 26, 2015

Slow Food Launches First Olive Oil 'Presidium'

Slow Food has launched the first "presidium" to promote the environmental, health and economic value of Italian extra virgin olive oil.

Apr. 6, 2015

McDonald’s Uses Olive Oil in New Sandwich

The fast food giant says it is cooking its new "artisan grilled chicken” sandwich in a blend of olive oil and canola oil.

Mar. 18, 2015

Mediterranean Lifestyle Alive and Well on Crete

Sure there's a lot of junk food here too, but Crete is still one of the best places in the world to immerse oneself in the Mediterranean diet and lifestyle.

Mar. 10, 2015

In Naples, Pairing Pizza with Local EVOOs

Naples' renowned pizzeria La Notizia, organized a full-day event dedicated to pizza and olive oil. But not just any pizza, and not just any olive oil.

Feb. 5, 2015

Food Safety Authority Warns Bacteria Threatens Olive Trees Across Europe

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) warns that Xylella Fastidiosa could spread from Apulia to olive groves across Europe.

Feb. 5, 2015

Jaén Showcases Spain’s Best at Madrid Fusión

Xanty Elias of Restaurante Acanthúm took first prize in the XII International Award for Cooking With Extra Virgin Olive Oil in Madrid.

Jan. 21, 2015

An Olive Oil 'Odyssey' at Winter Fancy Food

The olive oil association Sevitel organized a seminar on Greek olive oil at the Fancy Food Show that offered perspectives by a diverse panel of experts.

Jan. 15, 2015

Is That Olive Oil in Your Cocktail?

Mixologists are blending EVOO with vodka and gin-based drinks to add a luscious, fruity twist.

Dec. 15, 2014

Planeta's Cooking Secrets

The Sicilian wine and oil producers have let go of their closely-held family recipes.

Nov. 7, 2014

Eataly Chicago Hosts a Celebration of Italian Flavors

At a traveling Italian cooking congress hosted at Eataly, chefs were called in to offer modern interpretations of traditional techniques and ingredients.

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