Mar. 7, 2017
Spanish bottling companies have been advised to request taste panel results along with the chemical analyses to ensure their products comply with standards.
Oct. 24, 2014
Students Design Device to Detect Indicators of Rancidity
A simple device developed by students at UC Davis can help monitor the quality of olive oil along the supply chain.
Jun. 19, 2013
The 'Peroxide Value' of Olive Oil
The peroxide index indicates the quality of life attributed to a virgin olive oil from the moment it was produced to when it was packaged.
May. 22, 2012
How Heat, Light and Oxygen Harm Olive Oil
A three-year study by Australian scientists confirms that oxygen, light and heat are among extra virgin olive oil’s worst enemies, and serves as a reference for calculating shelf life.
Nov. 15, 2010
Good Oils Gone Bad: Recognizing Olive Oil Defects
What good olive oil tastes like and how to recognize some of the defects in an oil past its prime.