Who is Curtis Cord?

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Curtis Cord is the founder and edi­tor-in-chief of Olive Oil Times, pres­i­dent of the World Olive Oil Competition and the exec­u­tive direc­tor of the Olive Oil Times Education Lab.

Olive Oil Times is an inde­pen­dent pub­li­ca­tion launched in 2009 to pro­vide timely and com­pre­hen­sive news for con­sumers and indus­try pro­fes­sion­als. It is the world’s fore­most source of olive oil infor­ma­tion.

The NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition is the largest and most pres­ti­gious olive oil qual­ity con­test. Its annual list of award win­ners is the author­i­ta­tive guide to the world’s best olive oils and the ded­i­cated pro­duc­ers who craft them.

The Olive Oil Times Education Lab offers inno­v­a­tive courses and online pro­grams in New York, London and San Francisco to empower a gen­er­a­tion of olive oil experts.

Mr. Cord is reg­u­larly cited in the media as an unbi­ased author­ity in the olive oil indus­try.


Curtis Cord at the 2019 NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition