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Nov. 5, 2013

Melgarejo’s Bid for Even Healthier Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Jaén’s Aceites Campoliva, makers of Melgarejo, seeks to otpimize the healthfulness of extra virgin olive oil.

Oct. 30, 2013

More Confirmation Mediterranean Diet Protects from Brain Diseases

Adherence to a Mediterranean diet may contribute to prevention of stroke, depression, cognitive impairment, and Parkinson disease.

Sep. 25, 2013

New Way for Olive Oil to Light up Religious Rituals

An inventor in Israel has found a way to make solid olive oil candles that could be popular for use in religious ceremonies and other commemorations.

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.

Feb. 10, 2013

Olive Stones 'Ideal' for Noise Barriers

Scientists in Valencia have developed a new use for leftover olive stones - in sound barriers to reduce rail and road noise.

Jan. 22, 2013

Olive Oil Healthier and Tastier for Frying

New studies in Jaén, Spain suggest extra virgin olive oil is healthier, tastier and often cheaper than other oils when frying food.

Jan. 16, 2013

Ultrasound Prevents Olive Oil from Going Solid in the Fridge

An ultrasound treatment can prevent the harmless but unsightly crystallization that occurs when olive oil is kept cold.