16 Oct

US Olives Sources Preferred Over Imports

Almost 40% of American Dietetic Association members surveyed say their confidence in the food supply has decreased over the past twelve months, according to a survey conducted by the California Olive Industry. The registered dieticians and nutritionists also indicated a strong preference for American food, with 66% saying that when presented with a choice, they […]

25 Sep

The Skinny on Oils

Article by Tara Parker-Pope, Photo by Peter DaSilva, Cooking oil is one of the most common ingredients in any household cupboard. But how much do you really know about it? I found a great primer on the subject in, surprisingly, the latest “Supermarket Smarts” column of Diabetes Self-Management magazine. Registered dietitian Lea Ann Holzmeister of […]

13 Sep

There’s oil, then there’s “oil.”

By Jody Godfrey, Olive oil (not Popeye’s girl) is the “oil” and it is worth its weight in gold! The general health benefits of this oil are many as it is a monounsaturated fat. However, the fatty acid part of the story is just that … only a part. Cold-pressed, extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) […]

06 Sep

Olive Oil, Your Health, Your Kitchen

By Núria Roig, Extra virgin olive oil has become such a symbol of healthy eating that it is hard to believe that it was once accused of increasing the harmful cholesterol. It was a fat, so it had to be bad for us. Fortunately, we left those times behind and now olive oil and most […]

06 Sep

Dalmia launches Hudson Canola Oil in Punjab

Dalmia Continental Pvt Ltd (DCPL), a leader in the retail business of olive oil in the country, today launched Hudson Canola Oil in Punjab today. The oil is good for the heart. The chairman of the company, V N Dalmia, said the people of Punjab were familiar with Canola Oil. So the firm expects good […]