extra virgin olive oil

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.

Dec. 11, 2014

Phenols in Extra Virgin Olive Oil Inhibit Colon Cancer Cell Growth

A recent study has shown phenolic extracts in EVOO have an antiproliferative effect on human colon cancer cells.

Dec. 1, 2014

Olive Oil Phenols Help Protect Bone Mass

Phenols in EVOO provide protection against cardiovascular disease, some cancers, and the aging process. They may also prevent the loss of bone mass.

Nov. 5, 2014

10 Things You Need to Know About Olive Oil

People are confused by olive oil, and it's no wonder with so much misinformation out there. Here's a crash course.

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.

Feb. 11, 2014

Olive Council Examines ‘Legality’ of Flavored Extra Virgin Olive Oils

The growing range of extra virgin olive oils flavored with plant extracts poses a dilemma for the olive oil sector. Are they extra virgin?

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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