Latest News

Business

FDA Allows Cardiovascular Health on Olive Oil Labels

A new 'qualified health claim' allows bottlers to say that their product improves heart health if consumed instead of animal-based fats.

Complex Harvest Challenges Italian Farmers

The Institute of Services for the Agricultural and Food Market released the first figures on the current harvest in Italy.
Featured

Global Olive Oil Production to Dip in 2018/19

Argentina, Italy and Greece experienced some of the largest decreases, while Spain and Morocco enjoyed solid production increases.

‘Crafted in California’ Makes its Debut

Prompted by the scarcity and cost of local fruit, California Olive Ranch unveiled a new range of imported blends.
Business

3,500-Year-Old Olive Pits Provide Evidence of Early Cultivation in Dalmatia

The ancient pits provide evidence that olives have been cultivated in Croatia for more than 3,500 years.

The ‘Flavored Extra Virgin’ Oxymoron

Flavored oils are the low-hanging fruit -- an abandonment of the educational track the industry has been following to lure buyers with Sriracha and smoke.
North America

‘Sabor Oliva’ Joins Uruguayan Producers and Public

Fewer producers attended this year's edition, but spirits were high among attendees. After a disastrous 2018 harvest, producers say they are hoping to set a record in the next campaign.

Six-Day Program in London to Train New Generation of Olive Oil Experts

Few spots remain in the first London edition of the renowned program on olive oil quality assessment.