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Jul. 26, 2010

Preserving Olive Oil Culture in Adatepe

"We thought of this world’s deep-rooted traditions, rich culture and bright future and that’s how we got into the olive oil business." Mustafa Çakilcioglu, Adatepe Olive Oil

Jul. 23, 2010

For Family Making Olive Oil for 425 Years, Practice Makes Perfect

In 1585, 21 year-old William Shakespeare became a proud father of twins. Later that year, the Gonnellis bought a mill from local monks and started making olive oil. They're still at it.

Jul. 21, 2010

Investing in the Future of Olive Oil in Argentina

“I have joined the many dreamers from diverse geographical locations who believe in the potential for agribusiness in Argentina and in our ability to achieve it.” Luis Feld

Jun. 27, 2010

Chinese Consumers Confused by Olive Oil Choices

High prices and the lack of solid information are leaving consumers in China bewildered about the quality, value and health benefits of the olive oils being marketed to them.

Jun. 17, 2010

Mark Kailis Has an Appetite For Organic Olive Oil

In a bid to become the world's largest organic olive oil producer, Mark Kailis says now is the the time to communicate with consumers about olive oil quality.

Jun. 14, 2010

An Accidental Purist: Gioia Pinna

Four years ago Gioia Pinna and her husband bought a country retreat in Umbria. Then they decided to make one of the best olive oils in the world.

Jun. 10, 2010

Marseille and the History of Olive Oil

As the gateway from the Mediterranean to the French canal system, Marseille was the point through which olive oil exported from Spain, Italy, Greece and the Middle East flowed.

Jun. 9, 2010

Pieralisi Extraction Systems: Made in Italy (Really)

"We just can't send people home. It's like cutting off a leg, you only do it if you absolutely have to, in order to save the patient." - Gennaro Pieralisi

Jun. 6, 2010

A Centrifugal Force: Gennaro Pieralisi

In part 2 of our exclusive interview, the Gruppo Pieralisi president sees the quality of extra virgin olive oil exported to the U.S. improving, thanks to growing competition from California.

May. 24, 2010

Lambda: Marketing an "Ultra-Premium" Olive Oil

"You feel the difference in your senses which is exceptional and perhaps even addictive." - Lambda creator Giorgos Kolliopoulos

May. 24, 2010

Symbolism of Olive Oil

In her first article for Olive Oil Times, Dr. MP Graziani takes a look at the strongest currents in the long history and rich symbolism tied to olive oil.

May. 23, 2010

A Conversation with Gennaro Pieralisi

Seventy five percent of the world's olive oil is produced with Pieralisi systems. In the first of a three-part series, we ask the president about Gruppo Pieralisi's competitive edge.

May. 17, 2010

China Exhibition Focuses on Olive Oil

Liz Tagami reports from the 6th Annual Oil China Exhibition in Shanghai.

May. 9, 2010

Q&A with Paul Miller, Australian Olive Association

We asked Paul Miller, President of the Australian Olive Association, about his country's emerging status as producer of high quality olive oils.