May. 31, 2018

Med Diet Loses Ground Where it Started

New research suggests that an 'American-style' diet is moving in, and it may be here to stay.

Nov. 1, 2017

On Olive Oil and Life in a Room Full of Kids

Olive Oil Times writer and EVOO expert Ylenia Granitto goes back to school.

Feb. 13, 2017

Restaurant Kids' Menus Still Not Healthy

A study conducted by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health found lots of calories, saturated fat, sodium, and sugar in menu offerings for children, despite restaurant owners' pledges to improve the nutritional quality of kids' menus.


Dec. 8, 2016

Tradition Breeds Better Nutrition in Italian Children

To improve the eating habits of Italian kids, sommelier Nicola Di Noia offers seminars for children on the secrets of extra virgin olive oil.

Mar. 2, 2016

Schoolchildren Celebrate 'Andalusia Day' with Traditional Breakfast of Toast and Olive Oil

In celebration of Andalucía Day, the region distributes thousands of bottles of olive oil to schools, encouraging children to eat one of Spain’s most traditional breakfast dishes, toast with olive oil.

Nov. 16, 2015

Schools in Jaén Celebrate 'Olive Oil Week'

Schools across Jaén were united to celebrate Olive Oil Week, part of the second annual Fiesta del Primer Aceite de la Cosecha, which officially kicks off the harvest season.

Nov. 5, 2012

Call to Promote Olive Oil in Europe's Schools

European schoolchildren could be given subsidized olive oil if a proposal from Spanish Members of the European Parliament goes ahead.

Aug. 10, 2012

Olive Oil 'Workshops' for Disadvantaged Children in Spain

Workshops organized by the ‘La Caixa’ Foundation were held throughout June and July to introduce the world of olive oil to disadvantaged children.

Feb. 20, 2012

Cartoon Teaches Children in Spain Olive Oil is a Fruit Juice

A new cartoon titled 'Piqui and Mandy: The World of Olive Oils', has been created in Spain to facilitate ongoing education on olive oil grades and production.

Jan. 14, 2012

Another Extra Virgin Olive Oil for Kids

An extra virgin olive oil blended to woo young taste buds is being marketed by Almería-based Castillo de Tabernas.

Oct. 18, 2011

Pandolea Resumes "Bruschetta Tour"

Italy's National Association of Olive Oil Women will embark on its annual campaign to improve the eating habits of children, while drawing attention to olive oil fraud, said its president, Loriana Abbruzzetti.

Aug. 25, 2011

Mushrooms, Pepperoni and Benzopyrene

Onions and anchovies aren't the only toppings on your favorite pizza. Another ingredient is a grade of oil so low, you can't even call it "olive oil."

May. 16, 2011

Popular Television Series Will Pitch Olive Oil to Kids in Spain

A new season of "Lazy Town" sponsored by the Interprofesional del Aceite de Oliva will promote olive oil as part of an overall emphasis on exercise and healthy eating.