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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.

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.

Oct. 25, 2012

Olive Oil May Help Protect Skin from the Aging Effects of the Sun

New research suggests that a high intake of olive oil and other monounsaturated fats may protect the skin against sun-related aging.

Oct. 22, 2012

A Comprehensive Resource for the Olive Oil Sector

A new reference book by Juan Vilar Hernandez has been called one of the most comprehensive so far on the olive oil sector.

Sep. 25, 2012

New Twist on Traditional Olive Press

A Spanish company says it has developed a “breakthrough” for the ancient olive press resulting in olive oil higher in antioxidants.

Sep. 12, 2012

Olives a Potential Source of Probiotics

New research published in the International Journal of Food Microbiology has paved the way for the novel use of olives as a source of probiotics in our diets.

Jul. 23, 2012

New Molecule from Olive Antioxidant Could Reduce HIV Transmission

Research has led to the development of a new molecule from hydroxytyrosol, a potent antioxidant found in olives, to reduce risk of HIV virus transmission.

Jun. 22, 2012

Add Olive Oil, Live Longer

Those who consume olive oil not only have a reduced risk of chronic diseases but also a reduced mortality risk in general, Spanish researchers found.

Jun. 20, 2012

New Olive Oil Product Treats Pressure Ulcers in High Risk Patients

The product follows a study that found that the fatty acids present in extra virgin olive oil encourage regeneration of the skin, while increasing its hydration, elasticity and strength.

May. 24, 2012

Potential for Parkinson’s Treatment from Olive Oil Waste

Olive pomace has been used to synthesize powerful antioxidant molecules with a potential application in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease.