Apr. 6, 2022
Spanish researchers have worked to develop new technologies in response to what some of the industry's largest stakeholders said they needed most.
Aug. 9, 2021
Using nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, researchers were able to identify the individual compounds in olive oil samples and determine their provenance.
May. 18, 2021
Using the new method, researchers could more quickly and accurately identify chemical elements in olive oil, helping determine provenance and identify adulteration.
Dec. 21, 2020
Two studies in Italy investigated how nuclear magnetic resonance and ultrasound technologies can be used to determine the contents and origins of olive oil blends. The technology could be used to determine the accuracy of olive oil labels.
Jun. 14, 2018
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.
Jun. 29, 2017
As Taiwan's FDA targets esters in their efforts to aid in differentiation, the International Olive Council said a recent study contributes little to the cause.
Jun. 21, 2017
Boundary Bend claimed in a press release that its California blend was declared the "world's healthiest olive oil" at a competition in Spain. Scientists caution, however, that such a distinction is premature and, at worst, misguided.
Jan. 24, 2017
A group of researchers has shown how an easy method can be applied by small labs and producers to certify compliance with Europe's polyphenols health claim.
Dec. 15, 2016
The International Olive Council has accredited Eurofins CAL for the chemical analysis of olive oil, the first independent U.S. lab to achieve the designation.
Dec. 6, 2016
Scientists managed to quantify DNA present in olive oil with the help of breakthrough forensic techniques.
Nov. 11, 2016
A team of Italian researchers came upon a marker that could be useful to identify adulteration in refined olive oils.
Jul. 22, 2016
The International Olive Oil Council approved new limits for fatty acids, allowing some varietals with unique chemical makeups to meet the parameters for the extra virgin grade.