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Olive Oil 101

Why Does Truly Good Olive Oil Cost More?

Why Truly Good Olive Oil Costs More & How Everyday Use is Bridging The Gap Between Quality and Affordability You’ve probably heard that olive oil is good for you. Saturated fats are in, and sugar is out. But olive oil has been, regardless of trends, part of our diet for 8,000 years. In fact, it’s […]

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What is Single Source Extra Virgin Olive Oil?

What is Single-Source Olive Oil? Single source olive oils are produced from olives at one single farm or source of origin. This means you don’t have a mix of olives from who knows where. There’s full transparency on where they came from and you know the source without question. Being able to know the source […]

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Declare Your Independence from Foreign Olive Oil

We Honor Texas Independence Day Texas Independence Day is a great time to honor our state’s unique legacy and singular spirit. At Texas Olive Ranch, our love of Texas runs deep and strong. We were founded on the Texas spirit of independence, grit, and resilience. This quote from historian Jack C. Butterfield sums up the […]

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How Extra Virgin Olive Oil Can Help You Keep Your Resolutions

If you’re like the rest of the world, you probably made a resolution to eat healthier in 2019. Every New Year, we put a lot of pressure on ourselves to change. Resolution mindset has a tendency to make us feel like we need to change everything about ourselves in order to improve. We hit the […]

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Choosing the Right Olive Oil for Maximum Health Benefits

Summer in Texas means three things: high temperatures, outdoor grilling, and swimming. For many of us, it also means struggling to balance our love of BBQ with bathing suit season. If you’re looking for health tips this summer, we’ve got good news. Whether you’re working on your summer body or want to invest in long-term […]

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First Cold Pressed – What Does It Mean?

The Fallacy of “First Cold Pressed” Many olive oil brands put “first pressed” and/or “cold pressed” on their labels– but what exactly do those terms mean? Unfortunately, some companies add words like these on their labels as empty buzzwords only for marketing. They can often have little truth or accuracy behind them. Over time, this has […]

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The Truth in an Olive Oil Market of Deception

Food fraud may sound like a crime only committed by fictitious characters like the Hamburglar, but in actuality, it’s a serious issue in the United States. The term refers to manufacturers misleading consumers by selling them a sub-par product for greater profits. Ingredients such as milk, honey, and saffron are often fraudulently sold, but one […]

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Getting To Know Your Olive Oil: Variety Of Olives At Texas Olive Ranch

We Grow A Variety of Olive Trees From the Mediterranean in Texas At Texas Olive Ranch in Carrizo Springs, TX, we cultivate a variety of olive trees originating from our founder’s travels across the Mediterranean. Jim Henry, our founder, spent years almost 20 years studying olive tree farms in the Mediterranean, in countries such as […]

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How to enjoy your extra virgin olive oil—Texas style!

Visit countries like Spain and Italy and you’ll notice something on the tabletops of restaurants and homes—extra virgin olive oil. EVOO is considered a part of the every day diet in Mediterranean countries and for good reason. Not only is it a healthy addition to any diet, it’s simply delicious. Extra virgin olive oil can […]

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