Opinions

80 Percent is the New 69 Percent

'Eighty percent' is the rising star when you really want to drill home how much olive oil is 'fake' in the world.

Brazilian Politics: 10, Olive Oil: 0

Olive oil producers like Rafael Marchetti find themselves in a catch-22. Whereas their niche food industry is welcomed and needed in Brazil, the political and economic whirlwind sweeping the country doesn't seem like it will end anytime soon.
Special Report

EVOO Research Hits a Wall in Greece

Greece is in the midst of a brain drain that forces the brightest to seek work abroad. But it gets worse.

On the Continuing Downward Slide of Olive Oil Prices in Greece

Infighting and lack of vision and creativity have plagued the Greek olive oil industry and are the real cause of its failure.
Olive Oil Times Special

Olive Oil is Losing its Place in the Tunisian Diet

Despite a bumper harvest, encouraging domestic olive oil consumption in Tunisia has not been on the agenda.

A Harvest to Forget

This part of central Italy is famous for its quality oil grown on stony hillsides, but this year the olive fly has caused havoc in Umbria.
Special Report

Corn Oil Lowers Cholesterol: We Can All Go Home

Mazola corn oil reduces cholesterol. Time to pack it all up and finally take up golf like I've wanted to do.

California’s Olive Oil Time Warp

Thanks to their new self-imposed regulations, California olive oil producers are already partying like it's 2015.