Jun. 28, 2022
Two studies demonstrated that milling olive leaves with the olives improved the oil’s sensory attributes in industrial and small-scale experiments.
May. 3, 2022
The funds will come from a combination of national and European schemes to help improve infrastructure, technology and knowledge.
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.
Apr. 5, 2022
The funds will be used to improve quality and energy efficiency by upgrading milling equipment. Money will also be provided for renewable energy projects.
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. 23, 2020
Tests show that high vacuum-assisted extraction technologies increase polyphenols and lower volatile compounds in extra virgin olive oils. Further tests are needed to understand their impact on yields.
Oct. 20, 2020
Expectations are high among Italy's top-rated producers as their farms and mills run at full tilt.
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. 3, 2014
The expanded, four-day course will train people to be exceptional olive oil producers through world-class instruction on the nuances of the craft.
Apr. 8, 2013
A new study suggested that adding water in the olive oil extraction process actually decreases yield.
Jan. 14, 2013
Some olive oil producers benefit by selling olive leaves to foreign markets where they are used to make teas.