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pika

Ha! Good point RE "Blimpie". Even buffets have started changing their motto to "All you CARE to eat".

And I'm intrigued by Goya brand's taste results. Haven't tried them yet, but will very soon.

ellen

Hi Jon,

I love olive oil so I found your article very interesting. One time at a restaurant I poured this excellent olive oil in a glass and drank it. I realize that it wasn't like drinking a Diet Coke. Keep up the good work.

Ellen

Alida Marrero

I am in desperate need of your help. I am writting a paper on Goya Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Spain. the paper has to be written touching all the 3 sectors of geogrophy, which are;
Primary: agriculture, farming fishing. ( in other words how are olives grown.
Secondary: The production process(how are the olives made into oil).
Tertiary: Service; How is the oil distributed from spain into the united states and made available to the end consumer. (from spain to the U.S. -to the distribution centers (if any) and then to stores where the customers buy it. I am not sure if you are the right person to ask but I though I would try you since I need to get my paper don by wednesday aternoon and don't know where else to go for this type of information. Please, any help you can give me will be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance for your help,
Alida Marrero

jh

There must be about a zillion web sites and magazines with information about olive oil. It has to be one of the most written-about products on the planet. For starters, try, http://www.internationaloliveoil.org. Or go to the library and ask the librarian.

Or do your own experiment. Go out and buy a bunch of different brands, try them, and write about what you taste. Trust your own senses, not what somebody tells you. Do a bit of research on the health benefits: why would most nutritionists recommend olive oil over, say, lard?

You live in the information age, where research is easier than ever before. The only thing original is your own unique perspective and creativity. As Thomas Keller once wrote, you only have to decide to do it.

T.J. Harrison

Regarding olive oil research: I recommend 2 books -
The Essebtual Olive Oil by Anne Dolamore - and
The very good book Olives by Mort Rosenblum. He has by the way just written an equally interesting book on chocolate.

T.J. Harrison

Regarding olive oil research: I recommend 2 books -
The Essebtual Olive Oil by Anne Dolamore - and
The very good book Olives by Mort Rosenblum. He has by the way just written an equally interesting book on chocolate.

T. J. Harrison

Weird site mechanics. The almost identical October 11th entry by jh did not come up until I posted mine. And, the site insisted on misspelling the word essential in both of our messages - e s s e n t i a l

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