• The research of Dr. Amal Kaddoumi, Auburn University is proving the potential of a daily supplement of extra vIrgin olive oil rich in phenolic compounds in Alzheimer's prevention and treatment.

  •   This ancient olive tree, located in Aegina, Greece, is actually 2,700 years old. Recent DNA analysis has not only confirmed the age but also the variety. I found this tree in 2012 and the first thing I did was curl up in its “womb” and I called it my Mama tree. The variety is […]

  • ARISTOLEO AWARDS HAVE DONE IT AGAIN! Since the start of the Aristoleo Awards in 2016 I saw it as a journey of discovery. Each year we have a different theme to explore the many aspects of olive oil one by one. What we have discovered: the olive oil health benefits are derived from the concentration of […]

  • There is an abundance of advice on the Internet about storing olive oil – keep it cool or use it quickly. No secret there, but what about the gap between the farmer and you? This is particularly critical with high phenolic olive oil.   At Aristoleo North America, we take phenolic compounds seriously. We pay […]

  • Imagine your rambunctious toddler joyfully exploring his or her new world and then suddenly or gradually stop playing. Your son stops making eye contact. Where once your daughter tested new words, she screams or is silent. For a staggering 1 in 59 children in the US alone, a parent receives a chilling diagnosis and their […]

  • What’s High Phenolic Olive Oil, Anyway? “High phenolic” olive oil is a new category of olive oil recognized by the EU Health Claim Labeling Regulation 432-2012 stating that olive oil polyphenols contribute to the protection of blood lipids from oxidative stress. This means that it is good for heart health. The health claim applies to […]

  • The ARISTOIL Interreg Med Programme is coming to an end but we are not finished yet. The next phase of of the ARISTOIL certification mandate is just beginning. This new phase of ARISTOIL will revolutionize the olive oil industry. It will finally provide what the olive oil industry has tried so hard to cast aside. […]

  • A Buyers Guide to High Phenolic Extra Virgin Olive Oil discusses the key factors of producing, preserving and benefiting from this health protective natural food.

  • HIGH PHENOLIC EVOO FACTS – Definition of High phenolic EVOO The fact is: A new category of EVOO was created when the EU health claim labeling regulation 432/2012 for polyphenols came into effect in 2012, High phenolic EVOO was officially recognized for the first time since the age of Hippocrates, as having enhanced health benefits. […]

  • Why is EVOO (Extra Virgin Olive Oil) labeling in such a disarray? Updated July 31 2018 I wrote this article back in 2014 https://www.oliveoiltimes.com/opinion/greek-policy-on-evoo-labeling-in-disarray/39085 Greece was the first EU country to tackle this problem but local ineptitude and foreign interference prevented a resolution as to how to measure the phenolic compounds in EVOO in order to satisfy […]