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Beauty Benefits of Olive Oil

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Looking for healthy alternatives to beauty products with ingredients you can pronounce? The beauty benefits of olive oil have been around since ancient times, long before the advent of the cosmetic industry.

Olive oil can be used for nearly everything from balms to moisturizers. Here are a few simple and quick ways to benefit from the oil’s anti-aging antioxidants and hydrating squalene. Read More →

Booming Texas Olive Oil Industry

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Another oil industry is catching on in Texas: olive oil. With plummeting crude oil prices affecting Texas producers, the increase in olive oil demand is creating hope for producers.

An hike in the number of farms and production are signs of a booming Texas olive oil industry. About 70 farmers throughout Texas produce olive oil, an increase from 24 in 2008. According to the Texas Olive Oil Council, 500,000 olive trees were planted in 2013, up from 80,000 in 2008, stated in a recent article by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Read More →

Rising Cost of Imported Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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Consumers will soon witness the rising costs of imported extra virgin olive oil, and Mother Nature may be one reason. The bad weather this past year has affected imported olive oil production, with a global production dropping 27%, from 3.2 million tons in 2013 to 2.4 million tons in 2014. But weather may only be one variable that has led to the drop in production. Read More →