Jun. 23, 2020
Science may provide the answer to the consequences of global warming on olive trees to find cultivars with built-in tolerance to temperature extremes.
May. 21, 2020
Olive oil from the Jaén region has been approved by the European Commission for PGI status and added to the official register of 1,470 protected products.
Apr. 21, 2020
Along with achieving recognition for the olive tree, the IOC is also planning to invest in germplasm banks, ensuring healthy and authenticated samples are being entered and cared for.
Feb. 26, 2020
Research on the antibacterial activity of olive varieties grown in southern Italy shows promise for natural treatments against E. coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
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.
Oct. 31, 2018
The Government of La Rioja is engaged in a multi-year effort that pursues the recuperation and preservation of indigenous olive varieties in an effort to develop unique olive oils.
Oct. 1, 2018
We asked researchers why the Leucocarpa olive variety is completely white throughout its development cycle.
Jun. 14, 2018
By 2021 Galicia expects to complete a four-year R&D project that seeks to establish solid foundations for a Galician olive oil industry based on indigenous olive varieties.
Apr. 5, 2018
Research has classified olive varieties from an emerging olive-producing region of Spain. A concurrent study has found the oil from these cultivars can be of value for preventing neurodegenerative diseases.
Oct. 24, 2014
When Joanna Pope first tasted Dehesa de la Sabina in New York, she knew she needed to introduce the Spanish Picual to her fellow Brits.
Aug. 11, 2014
Researchers are working to characterize local olive specimens and recover rare olive varieties in Galicia.
Jun. 9, 2014
A new study shows that soil quality may impact steryl glucoside levels in olive oils more than olive cultivar or farming methods.