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29 Oct 2020

Category: HEALTH

BUSINESS

Anatolia’s oldest known olive oil press found in Antalya

The oldest olive oil press in Anatolia has been discovered in the ancient city of Lyrboton Kome in Antalya, but archaeologists have expressed special excitement at revelations that many of the olive oil facilities and the town itself was founded by a woman. “We are…

BUSINESS

Olive Oil, Cornerstone of the Ikarian Diet

Centenarians of Ikaria might not know the countless ways olive oil can improve their health, they just know it works. It could be a long time until you’ll see a bottle of Ikarian olive oil at your local store: Production is small and the locals…

BUSINESS

Olive Oil Prices Are Going Through the Roof

Hoarding oil of a new kind after terrible harvests in Italy, Spain and Greece. First came zucchini and eggplant shortages. Then Iceberg lettuce disappeared from European grocery shelves. Now erratic weather in Spain and Italy, the world’s biggest producers, is rippling through global olive oil…

BUSINESS

In Puglia, Nearly Every Family Makes Its Own Olive Oil

A drive down the winding highways of Puglia, in the boot heel of Italy, passes through endless groves of olive trees. We zipped up and down the coast from one beautiful town to another, from Bari’s urban center to the rocky shores of Polignano a…

HEALTH

Is American Olive Oil About to Have Its Moment?

In 1976 the wine industry changed forever when a vintage from California was judged superior to its European counterparts. The same thing might be about to happen to olive oil. On a Sunday morning in Rome, a couple dozen locals gather in an orchard of…

BUSINESS

US company acquires Turkish olive oil and seed firm

U.S. agricultural products trader Bunge has moved to increase its presence in Turkey with the acquisition of olive oil and seed oil producer Ana Gıda. Ana Gıda is the owner of Komili, the market leading olive oil brand in Turkey with a retail market share…

BUSINESS

King’s Olive Oil named Small Business of Year

King’s Olive Oil of Gadsden on Friday was named Alabama Small Business of the Year in the 1-10 employee category during the annual Business Council of Alabama and Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama meeting in Birmingham. King’s, located at 618 Broad St,, was chosen…

BUSINESS

What Does Extra Virgin Olive Oil Do to Our Arteries?

The relative paralysis of our arteries for hours after eating fast food and cheesecake may also occur after consuming olive oil. Olive oil was found to have the same impairment to endothelial function as high-fat foods like sausage and egg breakfast sandwiches. (See my video…

BUSINESS

Oliduero To Increase Olive Oil Production By 75%

Spanish company Oliduero is expecting to produce 70,000 half litre bottles of premium extra virgin olive oil this year, increasing production volumes by 75% compared to 2015. As reported by interempresas.net, the company has over 100 hectares of traditional olive tree plantations plus 12 hectares of organic olive trees….

BUSINESS

Top Shopping Tips for Buying the Best-Quality Olive Oil

The more scientists discover the health benefits of olive oil, the more brands of olive oil one finds on supermarket shelves. With the wide array of attractive bottles and labels and many claiming to be 100 percent pure, it is easy for the consumer to…