Dec. 7, 2021
Salvatore Tarascio started growing olives in Australia in 2015, 85 years after his grandfather first cultivated them in Sicily. Now he is one of the country’s top producers.
Nov. 29, 2021
The owner of the state’s only commercial mill reflects on the challenges of producing award-winning olive oil in Oregon.
Oct. 27, 2021
From trying out new production methods to transforming waste into renewable energy, the producers behind Frantoio Muraglia have found a winning combination.
Jun. 2, 2021
Using hot water to wash olives may be a more cost-efficient way to get the fruit to the ideal temperature for crushing and malaxing.
May. 13, 2021
Donato and Michele Conserva produce award-winning extra virgin olive oils from century-old trees using the latest technology at their family mill.
May. 8, 2018
The UC Davis Olive Center is introducing a new class on olive growing, milling, and branding in June, bringing expert instructors together for a two-day immersion through classroom and field instruction.
Apr. 3, 2018
Inefficient and difficult to maintain, traditional presses are often dismissed as a relic of another era. Olive Oil Times found some producers who say they are not about to abandon their old presses anytime soon.
Nov. 10, 2017
Scientists found a possible solution to the reduction in quality that comes from storing olives at ambient temperatures -- storage at moderate freezer temperatures.
Oct. 12, 2017
Research has discovered how to reduce the detrimental effect of olive oil mill wastewater on the environment.
Oct. 10, 2017
Quality parameters were unaltered by crushing speed, but extraction efficiency and chlorophylls content increased with faster hammer mill rotor speed in a continuous industrial process.
Oct. 9, 2017
A study in Italy revealed that phenols can be used as antioxidants in raw and cooked fresh pork sausages, preventing lipid oxidation and in limiting the oxidative degradation of cholesterol.
Jan. 14, 2013
Some olive oil producers benefit by selling olive leaves to foreign markets where they are used to make teas.
Jun. 26, 2012
A new research project promises an environmentally friendly use for the 30 billion litres of waste water generated around the world each year.