Apr. 11, 2012
‘Zapping’ olive paste with pulsed electric fields (PEF) shows promise in improving virgin olive oil yield while reducing energy use and preserving quality.
Mar. 5, 2012
A study carried out by the Lipid Unit of the Barcelona Hospital Clinic suggests that high consumption of olive oil, and other foods rich in polyphenols may improve cognitive function and prevent neuro-degenerative diseases.
Feb. 27, 2012
The University of Jáen, Spain, will introduce a new course in honor of olive oil pioneer Juan Salcedo, dedicated to improving knowledge of the Mediterranean Diet and olive oil.
Feb. 8, 2012
New research carried out at the National Hospital of Paraplegics in Toledo shows possible benefits of oleic acid in combination with albumin in spinal injury treatment.
Jan. 14, 2012
A new program designed to raise awareness of the benefits and properties of olive oil will begin this month in Spain's La Rioja province and culminate with a tasting benefit in June.
Dec. 15, 2011
The International Olive Council is this week hosting a seminar on olive cultivation and olive oil quality issues, the first of what it intends to be ongoing events designed to address topical issues and share expertise.
Dec. 14, 2011
World olive oil consumption will climb 3.2 percent in 2011/12, according to the Olive Council’s November newsletter.
Dec. 4, 2011
A Spanish scientist has found a way to make biodegradable plastic bottles from a derivative of olive skins.
Nov. 27, 2011
Researchers at the University of Jaén have become the first to win Castillo de Canena’s Luis Vaño Olive Oil Research Prize awarded to the best olive or olive oil-related research study in Spain.
Oct. 11, 2011
The world produced just over 3 million tons of olive oil in the 2010/11 harvest season, according to preliminary estimates released today in the International Olive Council's September Market Summary.
Sep. 8, 2011
Prices dipped further in Spain after a period of relative stability, while the average price for Italian extra virgin retreated from the record highs reached earlier this year.
Aug. 26, 2011
Questions were added to better understand food technology, fortified foods and foods with added benefits, meal occasions and restaurants, and additional insights into motivators and barriers associated with calories and energy balance, weight management, and physical activity level.
Jun. 27, 2011
A study carried out this month by product-testing magazine ‘Which?’ suggests consumers may not need to reach for the most expensive bottle when searching for high quality olive oil.
Jun. 14, 2011
Imports of olive oil into the European Union were up 27 percent in the five months to February, according to the International Olive Council’s May market newsletter, released today.