21 Nov

Connecticut Now Requires Listing Any Additives in Olive Oil

By Anne M. Hamilton, The stock market may be tanking, jobs are disappearing and the state budget is hundreds of millions in the red, but at least our olive oil will be safe. Prompted by a complaint from a Norwalk importer, the state Department of Consumer Protection has enacted regulations guarding the purity of olive […]

19 Nov

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission eyes olive oil claims

By Leslie White, AUSTRALIA’S competition watchdog will investigate the apparent failure of some imported olive oils to live up to their premium “extra virgin” label. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission inquiry follows tests by a NSW Government laboratory that found many imported oils labelled as extra virgin were actually a lower grade oil, were […]

16 Nov

Comvita Olive Leaf Complex Now Available In An Oral Spray

Great news for fans of Comvita’s Olive Leaf Complex: it’s now available in a convenient and easy-to-use oral spray. Comvita‘s Olive Leaf Complex is an all-natural daily health tonic which blends the benefits of the world’s oldest cultivated tree with modern extraction processes that use only fresh, natural olive leaves. Naturally flavoured with peppermint and […]

26 Oct

Olive Oil Could Eventually Prevent a Variety of Heath Concerns Including Colon Cancer

By Rocco Loosbrock, Most gourmets and nutritional health aficionados already know that olive oil is the natural juice produced by the olive tree to naturally and effectively preserve the taste, aroma, vitamins and properties of the olive fruit. Some culinary connoisseurs know that olive oil is the only vegetable oil that can be consumed as […]

04 Oct

Olive Oil facts

From Tony Stallone, What makes a good olive oil? What is the difference between an extra virgin olive oil, 100 percent pure olive oil and a simple virgin olive oil? How should I store my olive oil? How long does it keep? What should I use it for? Here are the answers: A good olive […]