shelf life of olive oil

When Does Olive Oil Lose Its Virginity?

Unlike wine, olive oil does not improve with time. And while many might wonder how long an extra virgin olive oil will stay extra virgin, there are too many moving parts for a simple answer.

Farmers Protest Proposed EU Law on Olive Oil Labeling

At the center of protest is the EU law 2015 that provides for the elimination of the 18 months of shelf life limit on the label of extra virgin olive oil and indications of the origin.
Special Report

Fact Check: 3 Common Myths About Olive Oil Quality

Let's dispel some confusion about three fundamental characteristics of liquid gold.

Storage Temperature’s Big Impact on Shelf Life of High-Phenolic Olive Oils

Researchers investigated the effect of temperature on the stability of phenolic compounds in virgin olive oil during long-term storage.
Olive Oil Times Special

Course for Advanced Tasters at McEvoy Ranch

On February 8, noted researcher Agustí Romero will teach a course examining the causes of various olive oil attributes.

Greece’s Early Harvest Olive Oils

Early harvest oils, with their bitter taste, low acidity, and higher antioxidant content are worth paying a little extra for. If you can find them.
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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.

Conference Urges Olive Oil Merchants to Monitor their Supply Chain

A small New York conference offered retailers and distributors pointers on managing risk and improving profits in the olive oil business.