Dec. 29, 2020
Spain’s central government is working with local authorities and members of the olive oil sector to improve olive oil testing and quality standards.
Oct. 24, 2017
Oliveoiltest.com simplifies and secures the process of getting olive oils tested for purity and quality.
Dec. 4, 2015
Using optical spectroscopy, the new method can identify extra virgin, virgin and lampante.
May. 11, 2015
Researchers are working on designing sensors to mimic the role of human sensory perceptions in the evaluation of olive oil.
Jan. 27, 2015
The minister of agriculture organized a meeting with stakeholders to "relaunch" a core sector of the Italian economy.
Nov. 3, 2014
A faster and cheaper method to detect olive oil fraud has been devised by Italian researchers at Pisa University.
Oct. 24, 2014
A simple device developed by students at UC Davis can help monitor the quality of olive oil along the supply chain.
Sep. 9, 2014
Baidu says its chopsticks can detect adulteration in olive oil and other foods.
Jan. 22, 2013
New World producers are renewing a bid to raise the limit for campesterol in olive oil which they see as a trade barrier.
Dec. 10, 2012
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. 20, 2012
At a meeting last week of European farmers, there was some support for measures in the proposed European "olive oil action plan."
Nov. 14, 2012
A special campaign of random checks will target Spain’s olive oil sector testing olive oil quality and traceability.
Aug. 2, 2012
Researchers at the University of Córdoba have proven that ion mobility spectrometry, the analytical technique most commonly used to detect explosives and at airports, is also effective for identifying fraudulent olive oil.
Jul. 30, 2012
AOCS recognition will give sensory panels an opportunity to demonstrate to olive oil producers, retailers, and importers that they are accurately assessing olive oil quality.
Jun. 7, 2012
A research team at the University of Córdoba is studying a new analytical technique to qualify extra virgin olive oil and prevent fraud.