olive oil research

New EU Funds for Research on Xylella Fastidiosa

Europe has set aside €7 million for research on the prevention, detection, and control of Xylella fastidiosa.

Taste Panel App Digitizes Sensory Analyses

A new app promises to increase the accuracy, security and sustainability of olive oil taste testing.
Special Report

To Filter or Not Filter? Well, it Depends.

University of California at Davis Olive Center researchers looked at the data to settle the age-old debate. What they found is that there's no clear solution.

Researchers Explore Role of Olive Oil Phenols in Prevention of Neurodegenerative Diseases

A scientific review looks for ways phenols in extra virgin olive oil may prevent neurodegenerative diseases
Olive Oil Times Special

An International Society for Oleocanthal

Experts from the worlds of science, academia, gastronomy and media established the society to foster research on a key component of olive oil.

Mediterranean Diet with Olive Oil or Nuts Improves Cognitive Function

Long-term consumption of the Mediterranean diet supplemented with either extra virgin olive oil or nuts improved cognitive function in older adults.
Special Report

Designing Sensors to Mimic Human Sensory Analysis of Olive Oil

Researchers are working on designing sensors to mimic the role of human sensory perceptions in the evaluation of olive oil.

How EVOO Helps Prevent Colon Cancer

Researcher Mauro Maccarrone explains how active components in high-quality extra virgin olive oils help prevent colon cancer.