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04 Aug 2021



5 Ways Olive Oil Can Improve Your Health

Olive oil has long been considered one of the healthiest fats, and new research is continuing to support this idea. In particular, a recent study found different qualities of extra-virgin olive oil can provide a variety of health benefits. And Healthline says extra-virgin varieties boast both better flavor…


Is Your Olive Oil Fake?

Due to the popularity of the Mediterranean diet, olive oil sales have boomed over the last decade. But just when you thought you were making the healthy choice by pouring extra virgin Italian olive oil on your salad, we discover your oil may be counterfeit….


Morocco Ranks in Top Five of World Olive Oil Producers

Morocco is the fifth largest producer and exporter of olive oil worldwide.  It is also among the top three countries with the lowest cost to produce. Morocco’s average olive oil has reach an annual production 140,000 tons.  This figure represents an  87 percent increase as…


‘Godfather’ of North Coast olive oil goes international

Like any other home gardener, former UC Cooperative Extension horticulture adviser Paul Vossen, 59, still gets excited by the discovery of a few red, juicy tomatoes ripening on his own vines. “Hey, look at these,” he shouts as he gives a tour of his Bennett…