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Nov. 15, 2017

New Software Models Increase Efficiency of Olive Oil Production

This program takes factors such as the harvester's budget, potential climate risks and the level of synchronization between plantation and refineries into account before providing advice to olive growers.

Nov. 10, 2017

Freezing Olives After Harvest Doesn't Affect Olive Oil Quality

Scientists found a possible solution to the reduction in quality that comes from storing olives at ambient temperatures -- storage at moderate freezer temperatures.

Nov. 10, 2017

In Greece, a Challenge for Olive Sector Innovators

A contest for olive oil industry innovators in Greece will begin November 15.

Jun. 5, 2017

Study Predicts the Spread of Xylella Pathogen in Olive Trees

A team of ecologists at the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH) in the UK have released a study in which they constructed a scientific model which may be able to predict how Xylella fastidiosa will spread.

May. 30, 2017

Company Develops Microbeads From Olive Pomace

A British company's technology has attracted interest from farmers and producers looking for more value from fruit and vegetable waste.

Mar. 21, 2017

Ultrasound Can Improve EVOO Extraction

Researchers have developed an affordable extraction system using ultrasound that can improve quality and increase yield.

Mar. 1, 2017

Olive Oil Heads to Space on Bezos Rocket

Olive oil from Messinia will be carried into space, part of an experiment about how food reacts to zero gravity.

Jan. 24, 2017

A Cheap, Easy Way to Quantify Biophenols for the EU Health Claim

A group of researchers has shown how an easy method can be applied by small labs and producers to certify compliance with Europe's polyphenols health claim.

Dec. 19, 2016

How 1 Tbsp of Olive Oil Calms Half an Acre of Waves

A Harvard lecturer demonstrates how a mere tablespoon of olive oil can calm half an acre of waves.

Dec. 6, 2016

Scientists Use Forensic Techniques to Gauge Olive Oil Quality, Prevent Fraud

Scientists managed to quantify DNA present in olive oil with the help of breakthrough forensic techniques.

Nov. 28, 2016

Want to Restore Democracy? Grab a Fork

Research suggests a European diet precedes the advent of a middle class, and middle class means democracy.

Nov. 11, 2016

Researchers Identify New Markers to Detect Fraud in Refined Oils

A team of Italian researchers came upon a marker that could be useful to identify adulteration in refined olive oils.

Nov. 4, 2016

New Method for Identifying Olive Cultivars

The identification olive cultivars according to the appearance of leaves and fruit is expected to serve as the basis for a phone app and contributions to a new international olive tree database.

Sep. 6, 2016

Olive Oil Polyphenol Oleuropein Shows Promising Neuroprotective Effects in Cellular Model of Parkinson’s Disease

Recent study findings suggested that oleuropein possesses neuroprotective effects in an in vitro model of PD when administered preventively as a pre-treatment.

Aug. 25, 2016

Strategy to Contain Xylella Fastidiosa Organically Shows Promise

Researchers used organic substances to stimulate the plant's development of phytoalexins, which are barriers used in its internal war against the pathogen.

Aug. 15, 2016

Social Status, Fashion Drive Consumer Food Choices

As food has become a symbol of social status, it has allowed marketers to attract customers as what was merely functional is now also fashionable.

Aug. 10, 2016

American Trade Group Awarded Research Grant

The funding is part of a $36.5-million provision in the Farm Bill for research to support the country’s specialty crop farmers.

Jun. 30, 2016

Scientists Decode Olive Tree Genome

A team of scientists from Spain have published the complete genome of the olive tree for the first time.

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