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May. 4, 2022

New Law in Sicily Protects and Promotes the Mediterranean Diet

The purpose of the new law is to promote local food production, MedDiet education, wine and oleotourism, public health and environmental protection strategies.

Feb. 17, 2022

Olive Council Announces Australian Campaign

The IOC said a three-year campaign tp promote olive oil in Australia will target consumers, producers and policymakers.

Jan. 20, 2022

The Essential Guide to Extra Virgin Olive Oil

What makes an olive oil ‘extra virgin?’ How is EVOO made, and why is it the healthiest cooking oil? We have answers.

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Dec. 22, 2021

Boundary Bend Co-Founder: Quality and Investment Are Key to Olive Oil’s Future

Rob McGavin said the industry needs to work together to succeed long-term, from technology-based solutions to emphasizing extra virgin olive oil’s health benefits.

Dec. 17, 2021

Greeks Are Consuming Less Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Greeks are among the top per capita consumers of olive oil in the world but have cut back on the highest grade.

Sep. 29, 2021

Book Lays Out Best Practices for Olive Oil Production in Greece

In his third book, Vasilios Frantzolas dispels production myths still prevalent in Greece.

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Feb. 6, 2021

A Pioneering Blind Sensory Panel in Tunisia

A group of young blind Tunisians seeks certification of its tasting panel program.

Nov. 20, 2020

Olive Oil Times Awarded for News Coverage by Italian Agriculture Group

The president of the Italian Confederation of Farmers recognized Olive Oil Times for its “fundamental role” in reporting on the sector.

Sep. 22, 2020

In Italy, Students Return to Study Among Olive Trees

A pioneering outdoor classroom at the Ciuffelli Agricultural Institute provides students with an inspiring setting to resume their studies.

Jul. 8, 2020

Famed New York Culinary School Will Close Its Doors

The International Culinary Center will be absorbed by New York's Institute for Culinary Education.

May. 8, 2020

Olive Oil Sommelier Unites Quality Producers in Tuscany

Entimio founder, Daniel Santini, is bringing together a group of Chianti's top olive oil producers under a single brand.

Jan. 29, 2020

38 Complete Sommelier Program in London

A diverse, international group of professionals gathered in central London to for a comprehensive five-day program on olive oil quality.

Jan. 8, 2020

Olive Oil Times Turns 10, Gets New Look

Ten years and thousands of articles later, the mission has remained steadfast while the website's design has changed with the times.

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Aug. 8, 2018

Master Milling Course Returns to UC Davis

The three-day course will go over every step of the olive oil production process with field trips to local olive oil mills to see those steps in action.

Jun. 21, 2018

Olive Oil Sommelier Program Returns to California

It will be the sixth edition of the groundbreaking course organized by the Olive Oil Times Education Lab in partnership with the International Culinary Center.

May. 12, 2018

31 Complete Sommelier Certification in New York

From improving farming techniques to educating co-workers and customers, these new olive oil sommeliers return home to apply and share their new-found knowledge.

Jan. 22, 2018

Simplifying Science is the Goal of New U.S. Marketing Campaign

At a California conference, the International Olive Council laid out its plan to translate the wealth of proven health benefits to growing consumer consumption.

Jan. 16, 2018

Olive Oil Tasting Program to Follow NYIOOC

On April 30, the Olive Oil Sommelier Certification Program returns to New York's International Culinary Center (ICC) for an intensive, 6-day course in olive oil sensory assessment.

Dec. 22, 2017

Smithsonian Explores the World's Best Olive Oils

The Smithsonian Institution will host a seminar to explore high-quality extra virgin olive oils on February 3.

Nov. 27, 2017

'Ollie' App Answers Questions About Olive Oil

A new app developed by the Olive Oil Times Education Lab provides olive oil answers wherever they're needed.

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.

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