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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.

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.

Jan. 15, 2013

Olive Oil May be Key to Protection of Ancient Buildings

A new olive oil derived substance could be used to coat buildings such as York Minster and other limestone constructions and act to protect the structure from pollutants, while still allowing the stone to "breathe."

Dec. 10, 2012

Promising Results for New Test for Pesticide Residues in Olive Oil

Biosensors that appear to offer a cheap and fast way to detect insecticide residues in olive oil have been developed by a team of French and Moroccan scientists.

Nov. 25, 2012

Olive and Olive Oil Spinoffs in the Pipeline

Age-defying cosmetics and olive oil-impregnated fabrics are among potential products related to olives and olive oil being proposed.

Nov. 19, 2012

Common Fund Nurseries to Serve as Models for New Technologies

A new olive tree nursery project in Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and Egypt is designed to increase productivity and quality.

Nov. 8, 2012

Researchers Say New Tool Measures Olive Oil 'Healthfulness'

The health benefits of a specific olive oil could be easier to assess with a new Greek system to measure the content of key compounds.

Nov. 7, 2012

A Chef's Private 'Olive Oil Workshop' Below Madrid

Olive oil expert and two Michelin-starred chef Paco Roncero has created a cutting edge new workshop for developing culinary ideas.