05.22.2017

Why You Need Two (Yes, Two) Bottles of Olive Oil

Where to Find High-Quality Olive Oil

While grocery stores like Whole Foods often carry a range of great olive oils, your best bet it to make a trip to a speciality store. Eataly and Dean & Deluca are two options with a great selection, or any other local market that sells high-quality provisions should have some A-plus options.

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05.22.2017

Stock Up: Three Ideas for Easy Summer Entertaining.

Greek-inspired spreads

Chances are good olives are part of your plan for summer entertaining. If not in the form of whole or sliced olives themselves, then surely you keep a bottle of olive oil at hand for drizzling, dressing and roasting. GAEA is a Greek company that grows olives and sells marinated green, Kalamata and Halkidiki olives as well as a variety of olive oils.

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05.18.2017

12 'Grab-and-Go' Healthy Snacks That Taste Good

We've all done it—and we all know better—but eating processed snacks when hunger strikes is one of the worst things you can do when you have diabetes. Here are a dozen healthy options and a recipe, too.

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05.11.2017

Lisa McManus’ Top Five Mother’s Day Gifts

In anticipation of Mother’s Day, we decided to celebrate mothers all week at America’s Test Kitchen.

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05.10.2017

Our Food-Friendly Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Shopping for the annual celebration of Moms everywhere? Check out our food-friendly Mother’s Day gift guide and find the perfect present for the maternal presence in your life.

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05.03.2017

PAIN FIGHTING SHOPPING LIST

Our pain specialist, Vicky Vlachonis, is always telling us about foods that cause system-wide inflammation. We asked her for a grocery store cheat sheet.

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05.02.2017

10 Gifts Under $100 for the Mom Who Loves to Cook, Eat, and Drink

A homemade card and flowers just don't cut it anymore. It's time to sharpen your gift-giving skills (and also spend less than most bouquets cost!).

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04.26.2017

Our Best Mother's Day Gift Ideas for the Food-Loving Mom

Our Best Mother's Day Gift Ideas for the Food-Loving Mom

Greek Olive Oil and Vinegar Set

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04.20.2017

15 Tasty Salad Dressings for Fresh Spring Sides

Gaea Balsamic & Honey Glaze

Though not a traditional salad dressing, we love drizzling this thick, syrupy, slightly sweet Balsamic & Honey Glaze from Gaea on everything from fresh mozzarella and melon to peppery arugula salads.

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04.07.2017

All Oiled Up

Olive oil is one of center store’s glossy stars. Driven by a desire to eat healthier, sales have been shining for several years now, and are only expected to get stronger.

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03.15.2017

Stuff Celebrities Love: Gwyneth Paltrow’s Pantry Pick

Gwyneth Paltrow GOOP readers may have recently noted her recent uber-organized pantry makeover. What does the healthy living guru (who is rumored to be marrying producer Brad Falchuk) stock up on? A bunch of Gaea Greek Oils & Vinegars

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03.10.2017

America's Test Kitchen finds a lot to love about premium olive oils

Buying a new olive oil is always a little bit tricky. Is more expensive really better? And what does better mean, anyway? Our friends at America’s Test Kitchen have revisited these questions.

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03.06.2017

Why Mediterranean Based Eating is Trendy…Again

The number-one item that must (must!) be in every Mediterranean-inspired pantry? Olive oil, obviously.
 

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03.03.2017

Olive Snack Packs are Liquid Free

The pick: Gaea Olive Snacks and Organic Olive

Why it rates: Gaea, a leading maker of Mediterranean cuisine products, has created “olives on the go,” with 2.3-ounce packets that are liquid free and resealable.

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02.28.2017

The Best Snacks & Sips for Runners

Snacking is a great way to nourish your body throughout the day. And many of our favorite snacks come in perfect portion-controlled sizes, so you won’t be tempted to eat an entire family-sized bag of chips (that’s for after your marathon!).

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02.24.2017

25 Men’s Fitness-approved snacks for fitness freaks and health fanatics

When you spend a good majority of your week working out (and writing about working out), you build up quite the appetite. But even as fitness editors and writers, the staff of Men's Fitness isn't above double-fisting energy drinks or swiping a donut from the communal office snack table.

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02.17.2017

The 15 Best Clean Baking Products, Spices and Spreads

GAEA KALAMATA OLIVE SPREA

CE staff practically drooled over this savory spread made with sun-dried tomato flakes, basil, oregano, garlic and Kalamata, black and green olives. 

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02.10.2017

3 Things to Blossom a Romantic Evening With Your Valentine

Olive Oil

Gaea Fresh is an extra virgin olive oil from the ancient olive grove of Krista in Crete. The olives are harvested by hand, while still green and unripe.

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02.02.2017

Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Extra-virgin olive oil, the lush, vibrant product of fresh olives, is premium by definition. At least, it should be. But as we reported in our story about supermarket olive oils, most of what you’ll find doesn’t deserve that prestigious label.

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02.01.2017

Praise for Private Label

Gaea North America

Gaea is a vertically integrated company, which means it is able to cut out the middleman, producing all of its offerings in-house, lowering costs and ensuring the highest level of quality to its retailers.

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02.01.2017

Favorite Fancy Food, Snacks and Drinks You Must Try in 2017

Olive Snack from Gaea

Pitted Green Olives with Lemon & Oregano from Gaea PITTED GREEN OLIVES WITH LEMON & OREGANO
GAEA Green Olives Snack is 100% natural and delicious. The famous Halkidiki olives are pitted and marinated with lemon and oregano.

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02.01.2017

Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Extra-virgin olive oil, the lush, vibrant product of fresh olives, is premium by definition. At least, it should be. But as we reported in our story about supermarket olive oils, most of what you’ll find doesn’t deserve that prestigious label.

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01.31.2017

The Best Balsamic Vinegar for Any Budget

GAEA Balsamic & Honey Glaze

Made of barrel-aged vinegar and Greek thyme honey, we think this decadent Balsamic & Honey Glaze from GAEA tastes most delicious drizzled atop soft cheeses or fresh fruit.

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01.23.2017

Food Show Spins Proteins, Beets and, yes, Kombucha

Veterans of the Winter Fancy Food Show will tell you that after about 1½ hours (or 8-10 aisles) of sampling, fatigue sets in. It’s likely because you don’t know whether the meal you’re cobbling together should count as afternoon snack or post-Halloween binge.

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01.19.2017

Everything You Need to Know About Olive Oil

Olive oil, which is simply juice pressed from olives, has been an important part of Mediterranean cooking for thousands of years.

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01.09.2017

50+ Healthy Snacks That Are 200 Calories or Less

Gaea Olive Snack

Snacking on olives? Yep. Gaea olives are a wholesome, flavor-rich source of omega-3 fatty acids and polyphenols, which help boost immune function and lower your risk of chronic disease.

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12.13.2016

Chanukah Gifts to Light Up Their Lives

If you want to honor the idea of donuts without the deep-frying part, Invisible Chef just released their Donuts & Dots baking collection which offers three delish baked donut options. 

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12.05.2016

9 Great Holiday Gifts For the Woman Who Can't Stay Out Of The Kitchen

Gaea Black and White Gift Set

These oil and vinegar bottles are super chic and the perfect accessory for a kitchen counter. $30 gaeaus.com

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12.02.2016

HGTV Style for $100 or Less

Oil and Vinegar Set

Opa! Hand these ideal hostess gifts out at holiday parties and you’ll be the most popular guest to arrive.

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12.02.2016

Scoundrels on the Shelf - How Do You Know Which Extra Virgin Olive Oil to Buy?

Healthy eating enthusiasts and olive oil lovers of the world are waiting expectantly for the new Mediterranean harvest.

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12.02.2016

20 Store-Bought Party Appetizers So Good No One Will Know They Aren't Homemade

GAEA ORGANIC MIXED MARINATED OLIVES

Absolutely no cocktail party is complete without a dish of these tiny flavor bombs. 

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12.01.2016

Holiday Recipes

Green Bean Salad with Clementines, Bulgur Wheat and Feta

If you don’t have coarse Dijon you can definitely use regular, though I like the extra texture the coarse gives to the dressing.

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11.22.2016

30 Best Supermarket Products of 2016

Olive lovers: rejoice! It's never been easier to snack on flavorful marinated olives on the go, thanks to these genius Olive Snack packs from Gaea.

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11.22.2016

Warning Sounded on This Year’s Olive Oil Harvest

David Neuman, master panel olive oil taster and CEO of Gaea North America, said the 2015/16 harvest provided for stable pricing and good quality.

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11.04.2016

Great Gifts for Your Favorite Cook in 2016

Spread holiday cheer with these thoughtful gifts for every food enthusiast on your list. Whether they're a lover of artisanal foods, an avid cookbook collector, or a collector of the latest and greatest food appliance, you're sure to find something here for everyone. 

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11.02.2016

Everything You Need to Know About Buying the Best Organic Olive Oil Every Time

Buying good olive oil is a whole lot more than looking for the words “organic” and “extra-virgin” on the label. Did you know, for example, that olive oil has a season? We discovered this and more with two olive oil experts, who want to help you buy only the very best organic olive oil for your kitchen.

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11.01.2016

For the food and wine aficionado

Here's an elegant gift for your holiday host -- a Gaea black and white gift set that consists of high-end olive oil and rare aged vinegar.

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10.05.2016

Gaea Natural Grape Glaze

Since coming back from my honeymoon in Greece, I have a new-found affinity for all things Greek.

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10.03.2016

Food awards

Welcome to our 2016 Fall Food Awards, where Lifestyle Collective bloggers review top cooking and baking products for the season.

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08.29.2016

Debunking 4 Myths About Olive Oil

You’ve likely already heard that incorporating olive oil into your daily diet can have a myriad of health benefits. 

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08.29.2016

Costco shifts again on sourcing olive oil

After little more than a year of using olive oil from Greece for its Kirkland Siganture extra virgin olive oil, warehouse giant Costco has apparently switched back to Italy as the source for its green-gold elixir.

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08.11.2016

A good quick snack

School is starting up soon and the Gaea company has come out with handy, resealable olive snack packs.

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08.06.2016

Handy snack for olive lovers

Here’s an interesting summer snack that requires no refrigeration: the new Gaea Olive Snack Packs.

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08.03.2016

Promoted Olive Oil Uses You’ve Never Tried

August is National Olive Oil Month and an excuse to celebrate all of the unexpected ways that we can incorporate olive oil into our lives - not just into our diets!

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07.11.2016

The Best Healthy Snacks On Store Shelves

SHAPE 2016 Snack Awards: The All Stars

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06.28.2016

Branding Briefing: How Some Greek Olive Farmers Are Making More Money Selling Less Oil

Vasilis Dimas stunned his agricultural community near the ancient city of Corinth when he switched his organic olive groves to the more stringent, premium category of “biodynamic” four years ago.

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05.27.2016

Here's What You Need to Know Before Buying Olive Oil

​Are you getting the real stuff, or some bogus blend?

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05.18.2016

THE FDA MAY CRACK DOWN ON FRAUDULENT OLIVE OIL

They could begin testing imported olive oils and reporting the results to Congress

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05.12.2016

That Olive Oil You’re Cooking With? It’s Probably Fake

And that's just one example of food fraud. Some of the biggest items that are faked or mixed with fillers include coffee, tea, orange juice, and apple juice.

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05.09.2016

Proposed olive oil testing would look for unpure or mislabeled products

"If you're buying Italian olive oil at the grocery store, you have no idea what you're getting."

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05.05.2016

10 Studying Snacks To Help You Ace Your Finals

It’s the homestretch to summer! Snack on these power foods to help you study hard and power through those final days of tests, presentations and paper-writing.

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04.08.2016

Largest Ever Bust of Counterfeit Foods Finds Gruesome Stuff, Including Monkey Meat

Part of a global crackdown.

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03.02.2016

100 Cleanest Packaged Food Awards 2016: Condiments, Spreads & Sauces

Gaea Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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03.01.2016

Clean Choice Awards 2016: Oils & Vinegars

Cook with these oils and vinegars without worrying about added sugar and preservatives sneaking into your diet.

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12.23.2015

Try These Holiday Hangover Cures From Gwyneth Paltrow's Wellness Expert

As an integrative medical practitioner, Vicky Vlachonis, author of The Body Doesn't Lie, is in charge of keeping some very lovely bodies feeling good.

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12.08.2015

Food Trends

Hand-harvested and packed in resealable pouches, GAEA’s Greek olive snack packs are preservative-free, liquid-free, pitted and come in Kalamata, Green marinated with Chili & Black Peppers, and Green marinated with Lemon & Oregano varieties.

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12.08.2015

Gaea-Fresh Extra Virgin Olive Oil

With olives pressed within three hours of being picked, this oil features herby and fruity undertones.

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12.03.2015

Healthy Presents: Shop For The Health Nut In Your Family

Gaea Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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11.20.2015

Hot stuff in celebrity circles

Vicky Vlachonis went from treating dancers in The Royal Ballet to tending to health-minded stars like Gwyneth Paltrow, Nicole Richie and Elton John.

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10.21.2015

Here Are the 50 Healthiest, Tastiest Packaged Foods You Can Put in Your Cart

GAEA OLIVE SNACK PITTED GREEN OLIVES MARINATED WITH LEMON & OREGANO

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10.16.2015

The Impostors That May Be Hiding In Your Olive Oil

There are more than 700 varieties of olives in the world, but upwards of 70 percent of the olive oil we’re buying at the supermarket isn’t actually the extra virgin variety it’s purporting to be.

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08.18.2015

Beyond Seamless: a great shopping list for food-lovers

Looking for a way to support the Greek economy? How about some Mediterranean extra-virgin olive oil! 

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08.15.2015

Greece Gets Something Right!

Greece’s economy may be pressed on all sides by austerity measures, capital controls, and political forces within and without.

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08.07.2015

Greek olive oil producer GAEA growing the U.S. market from South Florida

A major producer of high-quality olive oil in Greece — GAEA S.A. (pronounced GUY-uh) — has launched a new initiative in South Florida to expand its sales to the United States, the world’s largest importer of olive oil.

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07.06.2015

To Drizzle: An Olive Oil for Every Occasion

Gaea’s extra-virgin oils, distinctive and reasonably priced, debut this week. Among the choices is Sitia, which is crushed from koroneiki olives on Crete.

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06.01.2015

Greece’s Gaea Ready to Claim Its Share of the U.S. Olive Oil Category

Up until now, according to David Neuman, the new CEO at Gaea North America, Greek olive oil has played a secondary role to more visible producers such as Italy and Spain. But that is about to change, if Neuman has his way.

 

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06.01.2015

How Retailers Can Take Advantage of the Olive Oil Boom

In my 10 years in the olive oil business, I have seen a lot of change but also a lot of status quo.

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04.27.2015

Costco embraces Greek extra-virgin olive oil amid Italian crop’s woes

Costco Wholesale has switched the sourcing of the extra virgin olive oil that goes into its Kirkland Signature 2-liter bottle from Italy to Greece.

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04.23.2015

Extra virgin olive oil exec: You wouldn’t buy rotten meat or stale bread, so why are you buying rotten olive oil?

Claims that much of the extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) sold in US supermarkets is not ‘extra virgin’ at all are hardly new. 

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04.22.2015

The olive oil you're buying is probably a rip off

The olive oil you're buying probably isn't as healthy as you think. 

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04.07.2015

All oil is not created equal

Msnbc’s Seema Iyer sits down with Gaea CEO David Neuman to discuss mislabeled and fraudulent Olive Oil products stemming from a loosely regulated industry.

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