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.
Aug. 21, 2017
Tamia's Pietro Re conceived an ultramodern, multi-purpose and sustainable mill -- and he's looking for backers.
Apr. 11, 2012
‘Zapping’ olive paste with pulsed electric fields (PEF) shows promise in improving virgin olive oil yield while reducing energy use and preserving quality.
Feb. 13, 2012
Volunteers run a small cooperative mill in the Provence. Life is not always easy but they are intent on keeping the Provençal tradition.
Dec. 7, 2011
Byproducts of olive oil production have made the Córdoba province Spain’s leader in biomass energy production and innovation. Material from the olive oil sector, including pomace and prunings, is Spain's most used biomass source.
Dec. 4, 2011
A Spanish scientist has found a way to make biodegradable plastic bottles from a derivative of olive skins.
Nov. 14, 2011
Scientists and olive oil industry professionals discussed the current status of the oil mills in Greece and sustainable production methods.
Nov. 2, 2011
The mill is owned by the 1,673 members of the FAECA Cooperative and, with the 12 lines working around the clock, can process 2,500 tons of olive oil every day.
Sep. 21, 2011
Just in time for California’s harvest, the trailer delivers parts and service on location to olive oil mills throughout California and adjoining states, at no extra cost to Alfa Laval customers.