27 Jun

Long Grove business flows best of the press by the pint

Article by LONG HWA-shu, Photo by Marina Samovsky, A Long Grove store sells olive oil on tap to the delight of a growing number of oil lovers. Not just several kinds, but as many as 22 from specialty producers in Spain, Italy, Greece, Australia, Chile, Argentina and also California. The Olive Tap of Long Grove, […]

05 Jun

New Med diet symbol to flag up healthy goods

By Lorraine Heller, A new Mediterranean diet packaging symbol was today launched in the US, and is set to enjoy significant success from food manufacturers keen to flag up products that meet the nutrition criteria of the diet. Launched by nutrition group Oldways, the Med Mark can be used to promote the scientifically-backed healthfulness of […]

22 May

Las Vegas – Gambling, Glamour and an Olive Bar…

Las Vegas is known primarily as a fun city, and so it is. But it’s not all casinos and glitz. In North Charleston Boulevard there’s an olive bar – a place where 22 varieties of olives and olive mixes can be sampled at very reasonable prices. American people have recently embraced the humble olive as […]

22 May

US may increase olive and pomegranate imports from Azerbaijan

In the future the United States can increase live and pomegranate imports from Azerbaijan, said W. Kirk Miller General Sales Manager Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) of U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). “Azerbaijan’s having 9 [of 11] climate patterns [of the Earth] enables to export a variety of agricultural goods. There is not such a climate […]

18 May

Disease prevention turns over new leaf

RMIT University researchers have described the promising cardioprotective effects of an Australian olive leaf extract at the American Heart Association’s 7th Annual Conference in Denver, USA. Indu Singh, who led the RMIT research team, said the olive extract reduced blood platelet aggregation in laboratory investigations. “Polyphenols from this olive leaf extract significantly inhibited platelet aggregation […]