North American Olive Oil Association Blog

Does adding olive oil to water prevent spaghetti from sticking together?

Everyone hates it when the noodles stick and clump. Does adding olive oil to the water help?

Olive Oil  Conference Recap - Day 2

The second day of the Olive Oil Conference was even better than the first! Participants were treated to two outstanding cooking demonstrations and insider information on the olive oil and retail food business. 

Olive Oil Conference Recap - Day 1

The first day of the Olive Oil Conference was filled with olive oil tastings, the latest in the industry and a unique cooking demonstration.

How do you pair olive oil with food?

Extra virgin olive oils vary in taste. When you pick the right olive oil for your dish, the flavors are in harmony, just like when you pair a wine with your dinner. But how do you know which olive oil to pick? Here are some food pairing ideas based on the three different categories of extra virgin olive oil: delicate, medium, and robust.

19 Olive Oil Brands Certified for Purity and Quality

We are pleased to release an updated list of NAOOA Certified Olive Oils for 2017. The olive oils on this list have been recently tested for purity and quality and meet the standards set by the International Olive Council.