NMR (Nuclear Magnetic Resonance)

Chemical Authentication Process Can Verify Olive Oil Origins

A three-year research project from Italy's University of Salento has yielded a new chemical imaging process that could certify the origins of olive oil blends.

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.
Special Report

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.

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.
Olive Oil Times Special

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.

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.
Special Report

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.

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.