traceability

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.

Blockchain Technology Coming to Olive Oil, Someday

As the bottle moves through the supply chain it can be tracked. When it changes hands from wholesaler to retailer to consumer, each step is noted with another transaction on the blockchain.
Special Report

Scientists Use Forensic Techniques to Gauge Olive Oil Quality, Prevent Fraud

Scientists managed to quantify DNA present in olive oil with the help of breakthrough forensic techniques.

European Partnership to Certify Olive Oil Traceability

Growers from Italy and Greece are working on a program that certifies the EVOO supply chain.
Olive Oil Times Special

EU Funding to Boost Consumer Confidence in Olive Oil Quality

Increasing consumer and market confidence in olive oil quality is one of the desired impacts of a proposed fund.

Divergent Views on Proposed California Olive Oil Standards

Forty-nine witnesses testified on proposed olive oil grading and labeling standards, and many others submitted written comments.
Special Report

Extra Virgin Olive Oil IGP Sicilia

Sicily's huge environmental and biodiversity heritage must be preserved and promoted through a Protected Designation of Origin.

Copa Cogeca and Italy’s Traceability Achievement

Copa-Cogeca held an event at the European Parliament to highlight the benefits of olive oil and ensure consumers are better informed.