Sep. 19, 2019
Early Celts in the French region of Burgundy imported olive oil from the Mediterranean around 500 BCE, a new study shows. The find is the earliest evidence of olive oil use in Central Europe.
Jan. 22, 2019
The millenary olive trees of Sénia, a territory that stretches in between Barcelona and Valencia, have been formally recognized by the as an important agricultural heritage site.
Jan. 2, 2019
4,000-year-old olive seeds and utensils were been found in Oylum Höyük, an historical mound located in a fertile plain in Kilis province in Southeastern Turkey.
Nov. 15, 2018
The ancient pits provide evidence that olives have been cultivated in Croatia for more than 3,500 years.
Nov. 9, 2018
A scrawl that rewrote the history of the eruption of Vesuvius referred to an olive oil pantry.
Oct. 22, 2018
The nearly 2,000-year-old bottle filled with solidified olive oil will be displayed at the National Archaeological Museum.
Jan. 12, 2017
What might seem like current trends in the olive oil business aren't so novel at all -- just the latest continuations of stories that began long ago.
Jan. 15, 2015
The Mediterranean diet may have been conceived by early doctors as a form of medicinal treatment.
Feb. 8, 2012
The long pilgrimage by the olive from the moment it is harvested in the grove to the moment it is transformed into olive oil, progresses through various phases. Ancient civilizations established this journey and the essence of the process is still maintained by modern mills.
Mar. 24, 2011
At the Accademia dei Georgofili in Florence, experts focused on a very distant age to address current agricultural challenges and threats to the environment.