polyphenols

Machine Improves Yield in Trial Runs by Hitting Olive Paste With Electricity

A new machine to improve yield fits into the standard olive oil production line, demonstrating that technology has a role in the development of the sector.

Greeks Lament EU Decision That Allows Enriching Seed Oils With Phenols

Greek Parliament members criticized an EU decision that allows the use synthetic hydroxytyrosol as a seed oil additive.
Special Report

Olives Grown at High Altitudes Found to Have More Antioxidants

A study found a positive relationship between altitude and levels of CoQ10, tocopherols and phenolic compounds.

Phenols in Olive Mill Byproducts Can Be Effective Preservatives in Fresh Meats

A study in Italy revealed that phenols can be used as antioxidants in raw and cooked fresh pork sausages, preventing lipid oxidation and in limiting the oxidative degradation of cholesterol.
Olive Oil Times Special

Dark Chocolate With Extra Virgin Olive Oil Improves Cardiovascular Risk Profile

Small daily portions of dark chocolate with added natural polyphenols from extra virgin olive oil was associated with an improved cardiovascular risk profile, researchers found.

The Unstoppable Journey of Yanni’s Olive Grove

How this resourceful Greek couple transformed their struggling olive tree business into an award-winning olive oil producer on the frontlines of cutting-edge research in the battle against Alzheimer's.
Special Report

Only Rich, Well-Educated Benefit From Med Diet

A study has revealed that the Mediterranean diet is only beneficial to those who have access to high-quality foods.

EU Project Aims to Improve Mediterranean Olive Oil Sector Competitiveness

A new project will develop quality control and production techniques to aid producers while educating consumers about high-phenolic olive oil's health benefits and certifying those health benefits