Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée

New EU Law on Agricultural Product Origins

The precise providence of olive oil can be guaranteed through advanced scientific methods, and is now the basis of an important marketing tool.

The Rebirth of Corsican Olive Oil

Thanks to the growing appreciation of quality olive oil, Corsicans are again managing their orchards with pride and developing their olive oil with passion.
Special Report

L’Esperantine de Marseille

Emily Monaco ducks into a chocolate exhibition in Paris and discovers a unique treat from the Mediterranean port city of Marseille made with extra virgin olive oil.

Moulin de Villevieille, Pride of the Garrigues

Members of the award-winning Moulin de Villevieille range from civil servants to farmers, librarians to mechanical engineers. Passion, rather than cash, seems to be the driving force.
Olive Oil Times Special

Olive Oil Council Considers 80 New Origin Denominations

The majority of these new denominations would apply to olive oil producing nations outside the European Union, like Argentina and Palestine.