Feb. 12, 2021
They believe it is the earliest olive oil mill found in Magna Graecia, a region that encompasses most of Italy's southern coastline, where ancient Greek colonists arrived 3,500 years ago.
Jan. 6, 2021
Archaeologists found a 2,000-year-old ritual bath, known as a Mikveh. The finding underscores the importance of olive oil production in Gethsemane during the time of Christ.
Jan. 5, 2021
By identifying centenary olive trees, the organizers of Sudoliva hope to promote olive oil culture in the Americas and help producers along the way.
Dec. 9, 2020
In his latest work, Stelios Faitakib seeks to show the long and storied history of Greek olive oil production through a uniquely Greek medium.
Nov. 29, 2020
After a series of studies, researchers were able to confirm the content of a bottle found at an archaeological site near Mount Vesuvius was indeed olive oil. The discovery sheds light on the oil's molecular evolution over time.
Aug. 12, 2020
Using 3D modeling technology, archaeologists and researchers have created a virtual replica of the ancient Roman villa and its oil press. Digital tourists can now explore the site and witness millennia-old olive oil production from home.
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.
Jun. 1, 2018
The discovery pushes the time table for olive oil production in Italy back more than 700 years earlier than previously thought.
Jan. 19, 2017
Since 1936, the Sciabicas have continued a family tradition of quality production and a commitment to their customers.
Nov. 12, 2012
The British actress has written several books on her adventures and is filming her quest to discover the route of the olive tree.
Aug. 27, 2012
In a Tel Aviv suburb Archaeologists have unearthed a rare olive press estimated to be about 1,300 years old.
Jul. 17, 2012
You got a strange look just before everything started to go wrong. Better grab your olive oil and know for sure.