Jan. 15, 2020
From a distance, this olive grove on the outskirts of Córdoba looks just like any other field. But it is home for more than 1,000 olive cultivars from 29 countries, from Iran to the Americas, passing through all of the Mediterranean Basin.
Dec. 19, 2019
The same genetic traits that allow the Lactobacillus pentosus bacteria to survive the table olive fermentation process may also help the microorganisms to bioquench and eliminate harmful heavy metals.
Dec. 13, 2019
Tracking spittlebug movements throughout their lifespan, researchers have made recommendations to help curb the spread of the pest.
Oct. 28, 2019
A study from the University of Perugia confirms that pulsed electric field technology increases both the quality and yield for three different olive cultivars.
Aug. 15, 2019
Amberlite resins present a possible environmentally-friendly solution to removing bitterness from olives, reducing wastewater and chemicals used in commercially-employed methods.
Aug. 1, 2019
Elenolide, a known antihypertensive agent, was found in 80 percent of extra virgin olive oil samples analyzed over a span of eight years.
Jul. 23, 2019
Recent donations have allowed the leading U.S. olive oil research center to invest in new equipment, expand their olive groves and improve production.
Jul. 11, 2019
Sonar isn't just for finding submarines or mapping the ocean floor, it can now tell us about the purity of our olive oil.
Jun. 4, 2019
The device would allow users to add crushed olives into a compartment at the top of Olimaker and producer their own olive oil at home within 30 minutes.
Jun. 4, 2019
Olive oil pomace and wastewater are broken down into protein and phenolic isolates, both of which can be used in various industrial applications from pet foods to cosmetics.
Sep. 17, 2018
The conference will gather industry members from an array of disciplines to plan the formation of an olive oil think tank.
Sep. 17, 2018
A Spanish research project is evaluating the use of olive pomace paste for the development new health products.
Aug. 29, 2018
Tecnolivo pursues the modernization of oliviculture with the creation of a pioneering technological instrument based on precision agriculture.
Jul. 20, 2018
A recently revised study suggested that a nutritious diet with healthy fat is more beneficial to the heart than a low-fat diet.
Jul. 9, 2018
Researchers at Fraunhofer IGB developed an improved torrefaction process to make use of olive biomass.
Jun. 14, 2018
By 2021 Galicia expects to complete a four-year R&D project that seeks to establish solid foundations for a Galician olive oil industry based on indigenous olive varieties.
Jan. 24, 2018
Yeasts are among the microorganisms present in olive oil and, depending on their enzymatic activities, they can either improve or damage the oil quality.