North American Olive Oil Association Blog

How to market olive oil seminar

The International Olive Council (IOC), the worldwide body that sets international trade standards for the olive and olive oil industry, will host a complimentary seminar on Monday, June 29 during the Summer Fancy Food Show. The IOC will also recognize the winners of the International Olive Council’s Mario Solinas Quality award.

The Mediterranean diet starts young in Italy

In Italy doctors strongly recommend using olive oil in solids for babies that are being weaned off breast milk. Plasmon, one of the most popular baby food companies in Italy produces olive oil exclusively for weaning babies. It is made with olives produced and pressed in Italy only and using techniques that the company says ensures the oil maintains more of its health benefits.

Recipe: Olive Oil Vegetable Frittata with Roasted Asparagus & Tomatoes

This tasty frittata made with olive oil instead of butter is also packed with veggies to start your day off right. Studies have shown that your body absorbs nutrients from greens and vegetables such as tomatoes better when they are consumed with a monounsaturated fat like olive oil. Bon Appetit! 

North American Extra Virgin Olive Oil Taster's Championship

Attendees to the 'Spend Wisely on Olive Oil' Conference on August 25-26, 2015 at the Westin O'Hare Hotel in Chicago, IL, USA will be eligible to enter our olive oil tasting championshoip.

Spend Wisely on Olive Oil Conference

Join us for the inaugural North American Conference covering everything valuable about olive oil!

NAOOA Responds to Olive Oil Commission of California Standards

Two commissioned reports released by the North American Olive Oil Association criticize the standards recently implemented by a select group of California olive oil producers under the newly formed Olive Oil Commission of California.