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Nov. 7, 2019

Program in Puglia Fosters Healthy Food Choices, Sustainability

Through hands-on instruction and visits to local farms, Cinzia Rascazzo helps people live healtheir lives.

Sep. 10, 2019

Deoleo Campaign Features a Taste Test by Indian Grandmothers

While the women were quick to comment on the lack of salt and use of spices, none noticed olive oil had replaced fats traditionally used in Indian cuisines.

Sep. 5, 2019

EVOO Absorbs Polyphenols From Veggies When Cooked Together, Study Finds

Researchers found that polyphenols are exchanged between vegetables and olive oil during the sofrito preparation, becoming more accessible and easier to absorb after this type of preparation.

Aug. 19, 2019

Olive Oil is Key to Promoting Plant-Forward Diets, Report Says

The white paper, which was published by the Culinary Institute of America and the International Olive Council, also says that a shift to plant-forward diets is necessary to achieve global climate goals and promote healthy eating.

Jul. 29, 2019

Cobram Estate Chef Showcases New World Olive Oils in London

Kevin O'Connor was in London for a two-week residency at the Carousel restaurant, where he highlighted the versatility and delicious nature of various olive oils in his world-class cooking.

Oct. 29, 2018

Event Celebrating New Oils Returns to Paris for Fourth Edition

Producers, chefs and olive oil enthusiasts prepare to gather in Paris to sample and judge some of the year's best early-harvest oils.

Jan. 10, 2018

Two Eateries in Italy Extolling the Magic of EVOO

Filodolio in Rome and Olivia in Florence turn out culinary creations inspired by fresh ingredients and Italian olive oil excellence.

Dec. 4, 2017

Parisian Exploration of New Oils Goes International

Olio Nuovo Days announced the third edition ‘Hémisphère Nord’ at a press conference in Paris.

Nov. 30, 2017

Tracing Olive Oil History Through Ancient Cuisines

In her new book, Joan Nathan documents the global migration of olive oil and Jewish food since the biblical era.

Oct. 18, 2017

Oil in Salads Increases Absorption of Nutrients

An Iowa State University researcher found that oil brings out the full nutritional benefits of vegetables.

Sep. 7, 2017

Extra Virgin Gelato Is All the Rage

Ice cream makers are using extra virgin olive oil as a substitute for fats traditionally used in gelato, and the results are excellent.

Sep. 1, 2017

Dark Chocolate With Extra Virgin Olive Oil Improves Cardiovascular Risk Profile

Small daily portions of dark chocolate with added natural polyphenols from extra virgin olive oil was associated with an improved cardiovascular risk profile, researchers found.

Aug. 1, 2017

EVOO a Guest of Honor at Gracie Mansion

Paola Aranci is the executive chef of Gracie Mansion, the official residence of the Mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio. In this exclusive interview, she shared her love of cooking and her special connection to extra virgin olive oil.

Nov. 15, 2016

The Mediterranean Diet on a Budget

Reaping the benefits of one of the world's healthiest regimens doesn't need to break the bank.

Oct. 20, 2016

5 Reasons to Eat More Chocolate

(As if you needed any)

Aug. 25, 2016

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Better for Frying Fish

Researchers found that the cooking oil we choose determines the generation of toxic compounds during frying, "which can have a great influence on food safety and human health.”

May. 11, 2016

EVOO-Based Ingredient Makes Desserts Healthier

An Italian startup developed 'Cremoli' as an olive oil-based alternative to less healthy oils for baking.

Apr. 6, 2016

Is Cooking With Olive Oil Healthy?

A body of research shows that olive oil, and in particular extra virgin olive oil, is a healthier choice when compared with other vegetable oils.

Jan. 14, 2016

Pairing App Finds the Best Olive Oil Match for Foods

A new tool helps chefs find the perfect olive oil to enhance their culinary creations.

Oct. 26, 2015

Pouring on the Olive Oil for Thanksgiving

For Thanksgiving, olive oil is flowing in the creative minds and kitchens of chefs and home cooks alike. EVOO elevates holiday flavors without changing the beloved classics.

Sep. 22, 2015

Vegetables Fried in Extra Virgin Olive Oil More Nutritionally Beneficial than Boiled

Frying vegetables in extra virgin olive oil adds to the antioxidant qualities of the produce, according to a recent Spanish scientific study.

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