organoleptic analysis / page 2

Apr. 2, 2012

Spanish Researchers Develop Portable 'Electronic Nose'

Spanish researchers have developed a cheap, portable ‘electronic nose’ they say has great promise for use in organoleptic testing and food quality control.

Mar. 23, 2012

Non-Member Chemists Kept Out of Olive Council Meeting

Extra Virginity author Tom Mueller wrote in his blog that experts from non-member countries were kept away from this year's annual meeting.

Mar. 8, 2012

The Demise of Olive New Zealand's Sensory Panel

The Executive of Olives New Zealand (ONZ) has recently announced that it will no longer run the assessment for its OliveMark certification programme in New Zealand.

Jan. 28, 2011

Group Says Olive Oil Tasting Panels Create "False Concern"

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. 25, 2010

New U.S. Olive Oil Standards in Effect Today

Producers who choose to label their product "US Extra Virgin Olive Oil" may now begin the process of having it inspected and certified by the USDA.

Oct. 22, 2010

Olive Council Chemists Issue Latest Challenge to Davis Study Claims

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

Leonardo Colavita and the UC Davis Olive Oil Report

"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

Sep. 25, 2010

Making Sense of Olive Oil Testing

Liliana Scarafia from California's Agbiolab provides a perspective drawn from the UC Davis Study results that may be useful for retailers and buyers seeking to reduce the risk of mislabeled olive oil.

Aug. 13, 2010

EVOO and A-Rod: The Dawn of Olive Oil's Era of Testing

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.

Aug. 4, 2010

La Rioja Claims its EVOO is "Healthier"

The study is part of an effort by Spanish local and national governments during a time where newly emerging olive oil producing nations threaten Spain's dominance of the world market.