Press Coverage

New research suggests that extra-virgin olive oil may protect the brain from Alzheimer’s disease symptoms.

Alzheimer’s disease is estimated to affect approximately 5 million people in the United States. The neurodegenerative disease is progressive and cannot yet be cured or reversed. But new research moves closer to a prevention – and potentially reversing – strategy, by studying the effects of extra-virgin olive oil on the cognitive performance (thinking) and brain … Read more

Shoppers want transparency, FMI Trends report reveals

This is an excerpt of a really interesting article by Jon Springer from Supermarket News. Originally appeared on Jun 12, 2017. In a food supply chain that is rapidly undergoing upheaval, retailers that can meet a comprehensive shopper demand for transparency can win, Food Marketing Institute revealed in its 2017 U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends report, … Read more

Give Them A Choice – Meeting the needs of a diverse shopper base.

This is an excerpt of an article by Rich Mitchell originally appeared on Oils and vinegars continue to grow in popularity, and many retailers boast multiple own-brand tiers in this segment. But they’ve recently run into a couple of sourcing snags, at least on the olive oil side. Olive oil product shortages — attributed … Read more

Mr. Russo-Tiesi talks about his NYIOOC award on OliveOilTimes

This article originally appeared on *** Since winning two gold awards at the 20016 New York International Olive Oil Competition, Salvatore Russo-Tiesi says his Bono USA, Inc. has flourished. The company represents Bonolio Sas, a large extra virgin olive oil producer in Italy. “Our concentration is on quality and authenticity,” he said of the … Read more