NMR (Nuclear Magnetic Resonance)

New Phenolic Compounds Found in EVOO

New phenolic compounds belonging to the oleuropein and ligstroside aglycon family have been discovered in oils from the Koroneiki and Mission olive varieties.

Tyrosol or Tyrosols: Greek Agency’s Stance on Health Claim Comes Down to Semantics

A Greek agency's refusal to recognize tyrosol derivatives is based not on any scientific evidence, but on misguided wordplay.
Special Report

EVOO Research Hits a Wall in Greece

Greece is in the midst of a brain drain that forces the brightest to seek work abroad. But it gets worse.

An Olive Oil ‘Odyssey’ at Winter Fancy Food

The olive oil association Sevitel organized a seminar on Greek olive oil at the Fancy Food Show that offered perspectives by a diverse panel of experts.
Olive Oil Times Special

On the Continuing Downward Slide of Olive Oil Prices in Greece

Infighting and lack of vision and creativity have plagued the Greek olive oil industry and are the real cause of its failure.

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.
Special Report

New Phenolic Compounds Unveiled at Harvard Conference

Speakers at "Mediterranean Diet and Workplace Health" highlighted the role of olive oil within the framework of a healthy diet.

IOC Seeks New Method to Measure EVOO Phenolics

The IOC's tender to define new testing methods for phenolic compounds for nutritional labeling claims is a watershed moment for olive oil quality.