Contributor Guidelines

Who we are

Olive Tomato has as its mission the promotion of the Mediterranean Diet and cuisine through accurate and scientifically based articles as well as recipes to readers from around the world. The site has garnered the interest of consumers, non-profit organizations, nutrition professionals, journalists, academics and food and beverage companies.


What we are looking for

Olive Tomato is expanding and welcomes timely and engaging articles on topics that relate to the Mediterranean Diet such as latest research, news, events, cooking and nutrition tips, shopping tips and profiles of Mediterranean ingredients as well as travel experiences in the Mediterranean (preferably Greece, Italy or Spain).

Please familiarize yourself with the content and style of Olive Tomato. The writing style is friendly and easy to understand. We are looking for articles that are useful to the reader with advice that is easy to implement.

We are looking for writers that have expertise in nutrition, dietetics, culinary arts, cooking, food and above all an interest in the Mediterranean diet and cuisine.


  • Articles range between 300-600 words
  • Photos are not required but are welcome, must be your own.
  • If you are covering a study, making a health claim or using statistics you must provide the source, in the form of peer-reviewed scientific papers or academic journals.
  • Content must be original and have not been published or submitted elsewhere
  • Articles must be in English with correct spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • Posts must include a great title that makes readers want to learn more.


To apply fill out this questionnaire.


Contributors whose posts are accepted will receive a link back to their website, social media promotion of their piece and payment upon publication.


The Author represents and warrants that he/she is the sole author of the contribution, that the contribution is original, and, to the best of his/her knowledge, the contribution does not contain any libelous material.

Olive Tomato, has the right to edit all of material and delete any copy deemed to be unneeded or impractical. The published material becomes the property of Olive Tomato with Olive Tomato owning the copyright.