olive oil research

Spain’s Olive Oil Sector Launches Ambitious Research on Xylella

Xylella fastidiosa is a serious concern for Spain's olive oil sector and its interprofessional body is supporting research efforts to fight it.

Yale Olive Oil Conference Underway

No less than 26 speakers each had between 20 and 40 minutes today in a rapid-fire mix of mostly scientific presentations on the mechanisms behind the health benefits of olive oil.
Special Report

Yale to Host Conference on Olive Oil, Plans to Establish Research Center

The conference will gather industry members from an array of disciplines to plan the formation of an olive oil think tank.

Research Examines Functional Ingredients in Olive Pomace

A Spanish research project is evaluating the use of olive pomace paste for the development new health products.
Olive Oil Times Special

Project Uses Drones to Scan the Needs of Every Tree

Tecnolivo pursues the modernization of oliviculture with the creation of a pioneering technological instrument based on precision agriculture.

Reduced Risk of Cardiovascular Events with Med Diet and EVOO or Nuts

A recently revised study suggested that a nutritious diet with healthy fat is more beneficial to the heart than a low-fat diet.
Special Report

New Torrefaction Process Reduces Transportation Costs for Biomass

Researchers at Fraunhofer IGB developed an improved torrefaction process to make use of olive biomass.

Four-Year Project to Establish Foundation for Galician Olive Oil Sector

By 2021 Galicia expects to complete a four-year R&D project that seeks to establish solid foundations for a Galician olive oil industry based on indigenous olive varieties.