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Jan. 12, 2014

Judge Invalidates Patents for Olive-Based Supplements

Cre-Agri sued a competitor for infringement. Then a judge found the patents for anti-inflammatory supplements invalid to begin with.

Nov. 26, 2013

Europe's New Horizon

A new €70 billion EU program for research and innovation, called Horizon 2020, will support new initiatives of small businesses.

Nov. 6, 2013

Olive Compounds Said to Enhance Healing Power of Human Stem Cells

A new patent application proposes adding olive polyphenols in wound treatments based on umbilical cord stem cells.

Aug. 19, 2013

Fortifying Donkey Milk with Olive Oil, and Other Inventions

Among the international patents sought for olive oil and olive-related products, making donkey milk better for babies.

Jul. 30, 2013

An 'ID' for Apulian Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Apulia launched a project to promote its extra virgin olive oils through innovation and quality certification.

Jun. 26, 2013

Olive Oil Industry Megatrends

Simon Field looks at some global trends to consider when planning to sustain and grow olive oil enterprises.

Jun. 3, 2013

Madrid Seeks the 'Perfect' Olive Oil

The Spanish capital has carried out tastings in shopping centers throughout the city to determine what locals consider to be best characteristics of extra virgin olive oil , all in a bid to create a new ‘super’ oil.

May. 30, 2013

Survey Reveals Surprising Views Toward Olive Oil

Despite a common refrain that olive oil should not be used for cooking, consumers do it anyway, according to a survey by the UC Davis Olive Center.

May. 10, 2013

USDA Researchers Develop New Tests for Olive Oil Adulteration

Researchers at the USDA have found new ways to check olive oil authenticity, and a better way to process pomace.

Apr. 22, 2013

Improved DNA Tracing Puts Olive Oil Adulterers on Notice

Spanish scientists claim they are close to offering‭ “‬paternity tests‭" ‬for virgin olive oil which would be a powerful ally against fraud.

Apr. 8, 2013

Study Shows Adding Water Decreases Yield and Quality, Even in Non-Irrigated Olives

A new study suggested that adding water in the olive oil extraction process actually decreases yield.

Apr. 6, 2013

Hojiblanca Develops Olive Oil with Rosemary Extract Said to be Better for Frying

Antioxidant titans rosemary extract and virgin olive oil together reduce harmful acrylamides, Spanish researchers say.

Apr. 2, 2013

Olive Oil Snubbed in Study by Canola Reps

A study funded by the Canola Council said monounsaturated fats reduce metabolic syndrome risk, but olive oil was conspicuously absent.

Mar. 7, 2013

Olive Tree Transcriptome Mapping Key to Industry Efficiency

Researchers have mapped the transcriptome of the olive tree, a step that is hoped to improve efficiency and reduce cost of olive breeding.

Mar. 5, 2013

Software for Improved Olive Oil Evaluation Developed in Spain

Researchers at the University of Jaén have developed software to improve the evaluation and classification of extra virgin olive oils.

Feb. 18, 2013

Scientists Say Zinc-Enriched Table Olives Offer Health Benefits

Olives are usually preserved with table salt but scientists have found a way to increase their nutritional value by adding zinc salt.

Feb. 17, 2013

'Space Laser' Can Detect Fraudulent Olive Oil

A new laser device developed to detect carbon on Mars, could be used detect food fakes, including fraudulent olive oil, here on earth.

Feb. 10, 2013

Olive Oil Compound May Decrease Intestinal Damage in Cases of Ischemia

Olive oil derived compounds may help prevent intestinal ischemia and reperfusion associated organ damage.