March 14, 2012 | New DNA identification techniques used by the University of Córdoba to differentiate between different olive varieties are hugely more efficient as well as more accurate than previous methods.
March 13, 2012 | 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.
March 5, 2012 | Calls are being made for a more concerted effort 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.
February 8, 2012 | The andalusian company Bioazul from Malaga, has developed a recycling system for the reuse of wash waters of olives called Algatec, based on algae and sunlight to decontaminate wasted waters.
February 8, 2012 | The long pilgrimage by the olive from the moment it is harvested in the grove to the moment it is transformed into olive oil, progresses through various phases. Ancient civilizations established this journey and the essence of the process is still maintained by modern mills.
February 1, 2012 | Alziari olive oil has been produced and sold in Nice, France for over 140 years. The company's products now sell in over 19 countries and the Alziari ‘grand crus’ range continues to be held in high regard.