extra virgin olive oil

Sep. 28, 2021

How to Store Extra Virgin Olive Oil at Home

Optimal storage entails protecting EVOO from light, heat and oxygen. Proper storage will ensure olive oil’s quality and health benefits are preserved for as long as possible.

Sep. 15, 2021

EVOO for Use in Cosmetics Gets a Tax Break in Italy

The Italian Revenue Agency clarified that extra virgin olive oil is subjected to a reduced value-added tax even if it is not destined for consumption.

Sep. 15, 2021

Scientists Develop Gelatinous Extra Virgin Olive Oil in Italy

The researchers said that the gelled EVOO maintained its healthy qualities in the semi-solid form and could replace saturated fat in a range of culinary applications.

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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.

Dec. 1, 2014

A Merry 'Tonda Iblea' Harvest in Sicily

Daniele Miccione and his family had a good harvest in Buccheri, a small village in south-eastern Sicily where their award-winning Tuttotonda is born.

Nov. 17, 2014

Rome Journal: A Peek Inside the Olive Oil Mill Next Door

Small olive oil farms dot the rolling Roman hills where the love for the craft is the main ingredient in the popular local olive oil.

Nov. 12, 2014

Sicily Ready for PGI Certification

Only a few steps remain for Sicilian extra virgin olive oil to achieve its own protected origin certification.

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.

Jan. 30, 2012

Olive Oil Takes New Form

The release of the commercial product Ferran Adrias' famed olive oil caviar, Caviaroli, has opened the doors to molecular gastronomy in any kitchen.

Dec. 11, 2011

The Núñez de Prado Obession with Perfection

The Núñez de Prado EVOOs are liquid testimony to the philosophy of the family behind them: respect for nature, and use of both the best artisanal methods and the most innovative modern technology.

Dec. 6, 2011

Critical Information for Olive Oil Decision Makers

Top olive oil experts will share insights to help distinguish good quality olive oil from bad at a January 12 conference presented by the Culinary Institute of America and the UC Davis Olive Center.

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."

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