Olive Oil 101

Olive Oil For Beauty: Feel Savory & Keep Things Simple

Olives have been used for thousands of years for beauty regiments. From the depths of Egypt and the Mediteranean to the burgeoning beauty scenes of Japan within the past century, olive oil has made its way around the globe as the base of products designed to make us feel savory. With our commitment to keeping […]

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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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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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