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Texas Olive Oil Industry is Growing

Texas olive oil trees

Photo Credit: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension photo by Kathleen Phillips

Texans love their BBQ, Tex Mex enchiladas, Blue Bell ice cream, and olive oil. Olive oil? The demand for healthier food choices has increased the demand for olive oil in Texas. This rise in consumer demand has inspired the growth of the Texas olive oil industry over the last two decades. According to the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service horticulturalists, nearly 2000 acres of land are producing olive trees native to the Mediterranean. Read More →