Florida Growers Explore Olive Trees

YOUR LOCAL STATION. (WCJB)- Although the trees are native to climates with dry summers, growers are having success with some varieties in Florida’s humid summer heat. River Run Olive Oil Company grows tens of thousands of trees in Gilchrist County. They planted them out just a few years ago, but have already helped the University of […]

New Studies Continue to Show Benefits of Olive Oil for Both Physical and Mental Health

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Two new studies added more evidence to the support the health benefits of extra virgin olive as part of a daily diet, according to two reports in the Olive Oil Times. A study by researchers from the Institute of Biomedical Research of Malaga, published in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry concluded that three tablespoons of […]

America’s Heartland: Fraudulent Olive Oil

Most of us probably don’t give much thought to what’s in the bottle of olive oil we buy at the store. We may think it’s just like picking up any other cooking oil. Well, that’s not necessarily the case. A recent study revealed that some imported olive oil is diluted, mislabeled, or misrepresented. That’s put […]