extra virgin olive oil

Oct. 1, 2020

Demand for Extra Virgin Drives Olive Oil Sales in Spain

While demand for extra virgin rose, the appetite in Spain for the lower grades has dried up.

Aug. 10, 2020

Cooking With Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Extra virgin olive oil is a flavorful and healthy alternative to other types of cooking fats. EVOO can transform any dish from ordinary to extraordinary.

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.

Nov. 27, 2015

‘Extra Virginity’ Author, Tom Mueller, On Olive Oil

The investigative author shares his thoughts on the events over the four years since the release of his controversial exposé with Olive Oil Times publisher, Curtis Cord.

Nov. 16, 2015

Italian Producers Group Propose New Olive Oil Classifications

With other olive oils taking a back seat to extra virgin, Assitol’s president recommends a new approach.

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.

Nov. 10, 2014

Spanish Olive Oil, Main Protagonist at Fórum Gastronómico

Mexico was the guest country but Spanish olive oil was the main protagonist at the Fórum Gastronómico hosted in Barcelona.

Nov. 7, 2014

Eataly Chicago Hosts a Celebration of Italian Flavors

At a traveling Italian cooking congress hosted at Eataly, chefs were called in to offer modern interpretations of traditional techniques and ingredients.

Oct. 30, 2014

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.

Oct. 21, 2014

Umbrian Mills Open their Doors

From 1 to 30 November, olive oil mills in the beautiful region of Umbria in Central Italy will open for the annual Frantoi Aperti event.

May. 29, 2014

Hard Line Proposed on Flavored Olive Oil Labeling

The days of flavored olive oils being labeled ‘extra virgin olive oil’ could be numbered in International Olive Council member countries.

Mar. 3, 2014

Trieste Set to Welcome 8th Olio Capitale

Trieste's Stazione Marittima will welcome Italy's only expo entirely dedicated to the promotion of extra virgin olive oil.

Mar. 3, 2014

Greek Proposal to Mix Oils a 'Cause for War'

Greeks are in an uproar over a proposal to blend their olive oils with cheaper ones in an effort to boost the country’s economy.

Nov. 7, 2011

Still No Standard For Defining 'Virgin'

A short film by Michael Davies which hinges on the the awkward question "What’s ‘virgin’ mean?" has gone viral and is inadvertently promoting awareness of olive oil.

Aug. 17, 2011

European Olive Oil Producers Try New Label: Made in California

Suddenly olive oil companies in Italy and Spain and American importers of European products are introducing olive oils with a surprising new selling point.

Mar. 16, 2011

Only Extra Virgin Olive Oil at Rome's Forno Campo de’ Fiori

Ever wonder what kind of oil they use at your local pizzeria? At Rome's legendary Forno Campo de Fiori it's only fresh local extra virgin olive oil, and lots of it.

Nov. 15, 2010

Trás-os-Montes Producers Focus on Quality

The Trasmontanos are said to be daring and hardworking. Whether an accurate stereotype or not, something keeps propelling this region into the international spotlight for premium olive oil.

Nov. 4, 2010

In Spain, a Move to Ban Refillable Olive Oil Bottles in Restaurants

The initiative, defended by Socialist deputy Alejandro Alonso, looks to eradicate the dangers of “anonymous serving bottles” which he claims, “greatly degrade the image of olive oil."

Nov. 3, 2010

An Introduction to Olive Oil Tasting

In the first in a series of articles addressing basic consumer questions about olive oil written by leading experts, Alexandra Kicenik Devarenne explains olive oil tasting and food-pairing.

Oct. 29, 2010

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Can Reduce Oxidative Stress

Researchers found extra virgin olive oil and hydrophilic fraction intake induced a significant increase in antioxidant enzyme activity and a decrease in markers of liver damage.

Oct. 29, 2010

French Olive Oil Producers Going Organic

Jean Marie Guerin says he's lucky to be isolated from other orchards. "My domaine is right out in the country, far from any pollution. I don’t have as many flies as the other growers.”

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