Mar. 20, 2023
The goal is to add a laboratory analysis to the routine tests done by extra virgin olive oil tasting panels to confirm quality and determine organoleptic characteristics.
Oct. 24, 2022
A study identifies new methods to better understand the "green fruity" and "ripe fruity" organoleptic profiles of extra virgin olive oil.
Jul. 19, 2022
A new study shows that fluorescence excitation-emission matrices can be used to predict virgin olive oil organoleptic characteristics.
Dec. 1, 2021
According to Ignacio Silva, specialization is key to the survival of traditional producers, and the whole sector must modernize to thrive.
Feb. 26, 2020
Sweden tested 21 brands that it suspected could be mislabeled and found most of them were. Producers and regulators are arguing over the survey's methods.
Apr. 14, 2016
The new program's executive director, Curtis Cord and Dorothy Hamilton, the founder of the International Culinary Center, announced the joint project at the NYIOOC press conference today.
Apr. 4, 2016
Increased attention is being paid to the study of volatile compounds in virgin olive oil and their interactions with the sensory profile.
Aug. 24, 2015
The American Oil Chemists' Society anointed 9 panels on its annual list of top tasters.
Feb. 8, 2011
Kersten Wetenkamp and his panel of judges are getting ready to rate 800 extra virgin olive oils from around the world for his magazine's venerable guide.
Feb. 1, 2011
Producers of fresh oil from high quality fruit should be the only ones rewarded with a higher price and the designation of extra virgin.
Jan. 28, 2011
A group of olive oil associations sent a letter to the Spanish Ministry condemning “serious problems” arising from organoleptic analysis for the classification of olive oil.
Oct. 22, 2010
The IOC Cemists Group says the Davis study advocated "methods that have not been proven to have any relationship with the quality or purity of olive oils."
Sep. 29, 2010
"We've worked hard to make a name for ourselves. What do they think? That we're out to ruin our name, our brand for a little trick worth a few bucks?" Leonardo Colavita
Aug. 13, 2010
The lawsuit was announced in typical American fashion, complete with a celebrity chef. Maybe this is what it needed to come to. Nothing happens here without buzz.