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Jan. 24, 2018

How Microorganisms Affect the Sensorial Qualities of Olive Oil

Yeasts are among the microorganisms present in olive oil and, depending on their enzymatic activities, they can either improve or damage the oil quality.

Jan. 13, 2015

In Land of Milk and Honey, Distaste for Bitter and Pungent EVOO

Consumers at a trade fair in Zurich disliked the bitter and pungent taste of high quality EVOOs.

Jun. 19, 2013

In Jaén, 'Conquering Palates' to Get a Fair Price for Olive Oil

How important is olive oil to people in Jaén? Just ask the Spanish province's council president, Francisco Reyes Martínez.

Nov. 18, 2012

Important Minor Compounds in Olive Oil

The most important minor compounds of olive appear in low concentration, however they have a significant positive effect on human health.

Nov. 8, 2012

Researchers Say New Tool Measures Olive Oil 'Healthfulness'

The health benefits of a specific olive oil could be easier to assess with a new Greek system to measure the content of key compounds.

Feb. 10, 2011

Quality Olive Oil a Taste Not Yet Acquired by Most Consumers

While experts consider bitterness and pungency characteristics of high-quality olive oils, many consumers seem to favor other attributes associated with olive oil defects.