Mar. 10, 2020
Six of seven varieties studied are expected to have less land suitable for their cultivation. Picual is the exception.
Mar. 6, 2020
New research confirms the key components in extra virgin olive oil survive temperatures used in most domestic cooking.
Feb. 26, 2020
The monounsaturated fatty acids found in olive oil have been associated with healthier aging when combined with fasting and exercise
Feb. 26, 2020
Research on the antibacterial activity of olive varieties grown in southern Italy shows promise for natural treatments against E. coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Feb. 3, 2020
Research carried out at the University of Naples Federico II shows that extra virgin olive oil can be added to the Italian-style artisanal ice cream as a functional ingredient.
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.
Sep. 5, 2019
Researchers found that polyphenols are exchanged between vegetables and olive oil during the sofrito preparation, becoming more accessible and easier to absorb after this type of preparation.
Aug. 28, 2019
A new study found that tyrosol delayed neurodegeneration and contributed to a longer lifespan in worms by reducing oxidative stress and inducing the expression of different protective genes.
Aug. 26, 2019
A major clinical study found that participants who followed a Mediterranean diet in which the main source of fat was extra virgin olive oil reduced the need to begin using diabetes medications by more than 20 percent compared with participants following a low-fat diet.
Aug. 19, 2019
Researchers found bag-in-box containers retained extra virgin quality standards longer than tin-plated steel containers.
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.
Feb. 19, 2019
Researchers at Auburn University have found that a compound in extra virgin olive oil might be valuable for helping prevent or slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.
Jan. 21, 2019
While the tweak has yet to be tested in edible plants, scientists think this could revolutionize the food production -and olive production - industries.
Jan. 10, 2019
Researchers found that following the Mediterranean diet may reduce the risk of developing cardiovascular disease by 25 percent. They also got some clues as to why this may be the case.
Jan. 9, 2019
Using response surface methodology, Spanish scientists can now predict the impact that different variables have on the olive oil production process.
Oct. 29, 2018
Xylella fastidiosa is a serious concern for Spain's olive oil sector and its interprofessional body is supporting research efforts to fight it.
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.