NMR (Nuclear Magnetic Resonance)

Aug. 9, 2021

Rapid Test Developed to Check the Quality and Authenticity of Olive Oil

Using nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, researchers were able to identify the individual compounds in olive oil samples and determine their provenance.

Dec. 21, 2020

Scientists Use Nuclear Magnetic Resonance to Identify Olive Oil Blends

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

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.

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May. 11, 2016

New Phenolic Compounds Found in EVOO

New phenolic compounds belonging to the oleuropein and ligstroside aglycon family have been discovered in oils from the Koroneiki and Mission olive varieties.

Jun. 28, 2015

Tyrosol or Tyrosols: Greek Agency's Stance on Health Claim Comes Down to Semantics

A Greek agency's refusal to recognize tyrosol derivatives is based not on any scientific evidence, but on misguided wordplay.

Feb. 19, 2015

EVOO Research Hits a Wall in Greece

Greece is in the midst of a brain drain that forces the brightest to seek work abroad. But it gets worse.

May. 28, 2014

Most EVOOs Score Well in New Test for Phenolic Compounds

Half of the EVOOs bought at supermarkets and local stores have an excellent phenolic profile, according to a test using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance.

Apr. 21, 2014

Scientists Respond to Debate Over Health Claims on Olive Oil Labels

Can oleocanthal and oleacein be measured to claim that olive oil polyphenols contribute to the protection from oxidative stress?

Jan. 5, 2014

Berkeley Olive Grove EVOO Packs a Punch

Recent research shows one California extra virgin olive oil just might be among the world's healthiest.

Dec. 21, 2013

Greece Flip-Flops on EVOO Labeling

A late decision will allow producers to use oleocanthal and oleacein levels to justify health benefit claims of olive oil polyphenols.

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.

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