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May. 5, 2011

Carme Ruscalleda Can't Imagine Cooking Without Olive Oil

The only female chef in the world to earn six Michelin stars, Carme Ruscalleda was in the spotlight this week for her promotion of extra virgin olive oil.

Mar. 8, 2011

The Biggest Farm in France? Take the Subway

This year's Salon International de l'Agriculture in Paris celebrated the placement of French cuisine on UNESCO's revered list of human cultural heritage.

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.

Jul. 23, 2010

For Family Making Olive Oil for 425 Years, Practice Makes Perfect

In 1585, 21 year-old William Shakespeare became a proud father of twins. Later that year, the Gonnellis bought a mill from local monks and started making olive oil. They're still at it.

Jun. 14, 2010

An Accidental Purist: Gioia Pinna

Four years ago Gioia Pinna and her husband bought a country retreat in Umbria. Then they decided to make one of the best olive oils in the world.

Jun. 11, 2010

Made in Italy Claim "Used Like an ATM"

Companies are using the words "Made in Italy" like an ATM complained Unaprol's chairman, who called for stricter traceability measures to help Italian farms.