Making Olive Oil
Riogordo’s Milling Honors Verdial Olive Oil
The Olearum Culture and Oil Heritage association organized recently the first edition of “The Milling of Riogordo” which recreated the traditional production of olive oil in the Ethnographic Museum of Riogordo (Málaga).
‘Zapping’ May Make Olive Oil Extraction Faster, Cheaper
‘Zapping’ olive paste with pulsed electric fields (PEF) shows promise in improving virgin olive oil yield while reducing energy use and preserving quality.
Tradition, Innovation at Castillo de Canena
Castillo de Canena produces award-winning extra virgin olive oils from their family estate by combining know-how passed down through generations with relentless innovation.
Less Watering Improves Olive Oil Quality, Study Finds
Research conducted at Spain's Universidad de Extremadura (UEx) indicates that less irrigation results in better olive oil quality and increased health benefits.
Interview with Señorios de Relleu’s Eduardo Palacio and Hugo Quintanilla
“Apart from quality, our extra virgin aims to transmit emotions”
Olive Identification Gets Fast and Easy
New DNA identification techniques differentiate between different olive varieties are hugely more efficient as well as more accurate than previous methods.
Extra Virgin of Messini More than Liquid Gold
Extra virgon olive oil produced from trees in Messini, near Kalamata, were found to contain the largest quantities of the well-known oleocanthal and other anti-inflammatory substances.
The Cost of Anthracnose
Calls are being made to combat the devastating olive disease anthracnose, which last season caused about €53 million ($71m) damage to the olive oil sector in Italy’s Puglia region alone.
Egyptian Producer Sees More Demand for Pesticide-Free Olive Oil
Giza-based executive manager Khalil Nasrallah says the company receives far more inquiries about its pesticide-free than its certified organic ones.
Olive Oil Festival Continues Galician Tradition
Although a small player in the Spanish olive oil scene, every year a celebration of the little known history of olive oil in Galicia is held in the valley of Quiroga, Spain.
Innovative Study Analyzes Soil Loss in Andalusian Olive Groves
A joint study has analyzed soil loss in some olive groves in Granada planted 250 years ago in sloping areas
Cooperative Run by Volunteers Preserves a Provençal Tradition
Volunteers run a small cooperative mill in the Provence. Life is not always easy but they are intent on keeping the Provençal tradition.