Jan. 16, 2020
Combating food fraud and ensuring authenticity will be an important part of a company’s success moving forward.
Mar. 11, 2019
Genomics and metabolomics are at the core of a research study to authenticate and trace Portuguese extra virgin olive oils.
Jun. 14, 2018
A three-year research project from Italy's University of Salento has yielded a new chemical imaging process that could certify the origins of olive oil blends.
Feb. 26, 2018
As the bottle moves through the supply chain it can be tracked. When it changes hands from wholesaler to retailer to consumer, each step is noted with another transaction on the blockchain.
Dec. 6, 2016
Scientists managed to quantify DNA present in olive oil with the help of breakthrough forensic techniques.
Nov. 17, 2014
Growers from Italy and Greece are working on a program that certifies the EVOO supply chain.
Sep. 30, 2013
As is often the case with government reports, one hand is paying no attention to what the other hand is doing.
Aug. 12, 2013
Spain’s olive oil watchdog inspected hundreds of plants last season, recommending 17 fines -- up sharply from the previous year.
Apr. 22, 2013
Spanish scientists claim they are close to offering “paternity tests" for virgin olive oil which would be a powerful ally against fraud.
Nov. 14, 2012
A special campaign of random checks will target Spain’s olive oil sector testing olive oil quality and traceability.