North American Olive Oil Association Blog

Confused by the many olive oil options? We can help you sort them out.

The olive oil section of the supermarket can be a daunting place. There are often dozens of choices and lots of confusing terminology. How do you know what to pick? We are here to help you decide!

Glossary of olive oil terminology

What kind of olive oil should you buy? Cold-pressed, first pressed or unfiltered? Here is a list of terms you may see on a bottle of olive oil to help you choose. 

Joseph R. Profaci Named Executive Director of the North American Olive Oil Association

Brings 25 years of experience as food products attorney and business manager

Dark Chocolate and EVOO Make the Perfect Healthy Combo

A new study by University of Pisa found that eating dark chocolate with extra virgin olive oil improves cardiovascular risk profile. 

What color olives are used to make olive oil?

What color olives are used to make olive oil? The answer may surprise you.