Mar. 10, 2011
There was a sense at this week's meeting in Monterey that the local industry stood at a pivotal moment with unprecedented challenges and opportunities.
Feb. 16, 2011
Bold and controversial, his recently published findings have gripped the attention of the industry as they pave the way toward scientific strides for California olive oil.
Feb. 10, 2011
While experts consider bitterness and pungency characteristics of high-quality olive oils, many consumers seem to favor other attributes associated with olive oil defects.
Feb. 8, 2011
Kersten Wetenkamp and his panel of judges are getting ready to rate 800 extra virgin olive oils from around the world for his magazine's venerable guide.
Feb. 3, 2011
"Year after year, I’d get in a car with my maps and drive down all the little roads seeking out villages that gave their names to certain foods." Steven Jenkins
Feb. 2, 2011
Each year locals and a few lucky tourists gather in this small town on the Aegean coast to salute olive oil culture with music, dance, exhibitions and great food.
Jan. 30, 2011
“If we are talking about a price oriented market, Greece wouldn’t have a chance. That means pushing through, with a national effort, a well-implemented plan."
Jan. 28, 2011
A group of olive oil associations sent a letter to the Spanish Ministry condemning “serious problems” arising from organoleptic analysis for the classification of olive oil.
Jan. 20, 2011
Kritsa is a cooperative at the top of its game, thanks to an ideal microclimate, passionate growers and skilled management by former military man, Nikos Zachariadis.
Jan. 18, 2011
The drafting leader of Australia and New Zealand's proposed standards says no international standards in place accommodate the natural variation of olive oils from the region.
Jan. 13, 2011
In the new day that is beginning to shine on Parisian kitchens, young chefs are discovering what their southern cousins in Provence have long enjoyed.
Jan. 12, 2011
The International Olive Council has chosen Jean-Louis Barjol to lead the organization. The former sugar industry professional has taken the post of executive director through 2014.
Jan. 4, 2011
A draft of new olive oil standards for Australia and New Zealand reveals strict labeling guidelines, while leaving a key international EVOO benchmark unchanged.