Jan. 15, 2020
From a distance, this olive grove on the outskirts of Córdoba looks just like any other field. But it is home for more than 1,000 olive cultivars from 29 countries, from Iran to the Americas, passing through all of the Mediterranean Basin.
Dec. 19, 2019
The same genetic traits that allow the Lactobacillus pentosus bacteria to survive the table olive fermentation process may also help the microorganisms to bioquench and eliminate harmful heavy metals.
Aug. 28, 2019
A new study found that tyrosol delayed neurodegeneration and contributed to a longer lifespan in worms by reducing oxidative stress and inducing the expression of different protective genes.
Aug. 26, 2019
A major clinical study found that participants who followed a Mediterranean diet in which the main source of fat was extra virgin olive oil reduced the need to begin using diabetes medications by more than 20 percent compared with participants following a low-fat diet.
Aug. 19, 2019
Researchers found bag-in-box containers retained extra virgin quality standards longer than tin-plated steel containers.
Aug. 15, 2019
Amberlite resins present a possible environmentally-friendly solution to removing bitterness from olives, reducing wastewater and chemicals used in commercially-employed methods.
Aug. 1, 2019
Elenolide, a known antihypertensive agent, was found in 80 percent of extra virgin olive oil samples analyzed over a span of eight years.
Jul. 23, 2019
Recent donations have allowed the leading U.S. olive oil research center to invest in new equipment, expand their olive groves and improve production.
Jul. 11, 2019
Sonar isn't just for finding submarines or mapping the ocean floor, it can now tell us about the purity of our olive oil.
Jun. 4, 2019
The device would allow users to add crushed olives into a compartment at the top of Olimaker and producer their own olive oil at home within 30 minutes.
Jun. 4, 2019
Olive oil pomace and wastewater are broken down into protein and phenolic isolates, both of which can be used in various industrial applications from pet foods to cosmetics.
Jun. 3, 2019
A study conducted by Jerash University found that oils produced from areas of higher altitude in Jordan had a longer shelf life and higher nutritional values.