shelf life of olive oil

Feb. 20, 2017

When Does Olive Oil Lose Its Virginity?

Unlike wine, olive oil does not improve with time. And while many might wonder how long an extra virgin olive oil will stay extra virgin, there are too many moving parts for a simple answer.

Mar. 25, 2016

Farmers Protest Proposed EU Law on Olive Oil Labeling

At the center of protest is the EU law 2015 that provides for the elimination of the 18 months of shelf life limit on the label of extra virgin olive oil and indications of the origin.

Feb. 16, 2016

Fact Check: 3 Common Myths About Olive Oil Quality

Let's dispel some confusion about three fundamental characteristics of liquid gold.

Feb. 12, 2016

Storage Temperature's Big Impact on Shelf Life of High-Phenolic Olive Oils

Researchers investigated the effect of temperature on the stability of phenolic compounds in virgin olive oil during long-term storage.

Feb. 1, 2016

Course for Advanced Tasters at McEvoy Ranch

On February 8, noted researcher Agustí Romero will teach a course examining the causes of various olive oil attributes.

Oct. 14, 2015

Greece's Early Harvest Olive Oils

Early harvest oils, with their bitter taste, low acidity, and higher antioxidant content are worth paying a little extra for. If you can find them.

Jun. 15, 2015

Cerignola, Apulia Set to Host 2nd National Competition for Table Olives

Monna Oliva evaluates table olives from different regions to support producers and help them improve product quality and revitalize the sector.

Jun. 8, 2015

Upstart Albea Blanca Strikes Gold

In its first year, Albea Blanca has managed to produce four of the world's best olive oils.

Jun. 3, 2015

EVOO Awards Stir Competitive Spirit in Greece

Despite the bleak economic outlook for Greece these days, the future looks bright for producers who strive for quality.

Oct. 17, 2014

Finding Where One Umbrian Producer Leaves the Biggest Footprint

Storing olive oil frozen and air freight had the largest environmental impact of one producer in Umbria, in a recent case study.

Aug. 25, 2014

How Packaging Influences Olive Oil Quality

A look at ten years of data reveals the retail packaging that best preserves the nutrients in olive oil.

Jun. 24, 2014

How Expert Advice is Helping Catalonia’s Olive Oil Sector

IRTA olive oil expert Agustí Romero shares practical examples of helping improve olive oil marketing and quality.

May. 5, 2014

Why Deoleo Chose 'Tetra Prisma' Packaging for its Koipe Brand

Deoleo’s Koipe brand will be the latest to offer an olive oil product in a Tetra Prisma® pack, already popular for milk and fruit juices.

Jan. 15, 2012

Food Industry Pros Attend Napa Valley Seminar on Olive Oil Quality

A sold-out seminar at the Culinary Institute of America's Greystone campus gave food buyers a better understanding of olive oil quality issues.

Oct. 31, 2011

Aussie Standard Wrapped, Paul Miller Pitches New World Olive Oil Quality 'Alliance'

Miller leads a new alliance that aims to connect producers and consumers with an olive oil quality indexing system and restoring the "good brand" of extra virgin.

Oct. 19, 2011

Reactions Underscore 'Super Premium's' Long Road Ahead

Articles published on the same day in two major American newspapers put olive oil in the spotlight again. Readers' comments in the Washington Post offered a glimpse at some American reactions to Association 3E's super-premium initiative.

Feb. 22, 2011

Davis Olive Center Responds to IOC Criticism of Report

Researchers from the UC Davis Olive Center responded recently to criticism of last year's controversial study by a group of chemists from the International Olive Council.

Feb. 16, 2011

Edwin Frankel: Taking California Olive Oil to Higher Standards

Bold and controversial, his recently published findings have gripped the attention of the industry as they pave the way toward scientific strides for California olive oil.

Jan. 18, 2011

Leandro Ravetti on Australia's Proposed Olive Oil Standards

The drafting leader of Australia and New Zealand's proposed standards says no international standards in place accommodate the natural variation of olive oils from the region.

Dec. 29, 2010

Richard Gawel on a Tear

The noted expert and irreverent olive oil guy from Adelaide is known to lash out at bad olive oil, human rights affronts and whatever else annoys him.

Nov. 1, 2010

Paris Food Show Calls Olive Oils Marketed for Children "Innovative"

SIAL, the biannual food industry marketplace, highlighted three extra virgin olive oil products geared towards children among their "Trends and Innovations" selections.

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