Articles about olive oil research
Calculating the Cost to Make 1 kg Olive Oil
The International Olive Council announced preliminary results of an international study to analyze the cost of producing one kilogram of olive oil.
Phenols in Extra Virgin Olive Oil Inhibit Colon Cancer Cell Growth
A recent study has shown phenolic extracts in EVOO have an antiproliferative effect on human colon cancer cells.
Project Uses Waste from Olive Oil Production to Power the Mill Itself
A European project is studying technology to convert waste from olive oil production to electricity.
International Foundation to Promote Mediterranean Diet
An international foundation will bring together multidisciplinary knowledge and expertise dedicated to the promotion of the Mediterranean diet.
Sydney Opera House Uses Olive Oil, Too
Olive oil is used to maintain the Sydney Opera House, as part of the landmark's environmental policy which includes green cleaning practices.
Researcher to Share Details of ‘Thrilling Discovery’
Gary Beauchamp, director of the Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia, will be in Spain to discuss his well-known discovery of the oleocanthal molecule.
New Solutions for Managing Olive Mill Waste Water
Olive mill waste waters were treated to evaluate the characteristics produced by an integrated membrane system working at two different volume concentration factors.
Olive Oil Accelerates Wound Healing in Burn Patients
A new study shows that eating olive oil can expedite the healing of burn wounds.
Researchers Extract Olive Oil Pigments to Detect Frauds
A faster and cheaper method to detect olive oil fraud has been devised by Italian researchers at Pisa University.
Spanish Scientists Awarded for Research on Olive Cultivation
Mercedes Campos and Mario Porcel were awarded the €5,000 prize at the second Scientific Research in Olives and Olive Oil Awards.
Students Design Device to Detect Indicators of Rancidity
A simple device developed by students at UC Davis can help monitor the quality of olive oil along the supply chain.
Finding Where One Umbrian Producer Leaves the Biggest Footprint
Storing olive oil frozen and air freight had the largest environmental impact of one producer in Umbria, in a recent case study.
University Patents New Extraction Method
Dry ice is added to the olives before they are pressed, causing water molecules inside the fruit to freeze, increasing yield.