Sep. 8, 2021
The new laws update the previous ones from 1983 and are meant to add value for producers, promote consumption and fight fraud.
May. 20, 2021
Ten bottles of Greek extra virgin olive oil, with custom-designed labels, will be sold as non-fungible tokens at an online auction in July.
May. 18, 2021
Using the new method, researchers could more quickly and accurately identify chemical elements in olive oil, helping determine provenance and identify adulteration.
Mar. 5, 2021
Trends seen at America’s fourth-largest retailer may predict where the olive oil sector is going.
Feb. 17, 2021
The money will be used to improve quality, protect the environment and promote traceability in the sector until the Common Agricultural Policy takes effect in 2023.
Dec. 21, 2020
Two studies in Italy investigated how nuclear magnetic resonance and ultrasound technologies can be used to determine the contents and origins of olive oil blends. The technology could be used to determine the accuracy of olive oil labels.
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.
Aug. 11, 2014
Increasing consumer and market confidence in olive oil quality is one of the desired impacts of a proposed fund.
Jul. 22, 2014
Forty-nine witnesses testified on proposed olive oil grading and labeling standards, and many others submitted written comments.
Oct. 4, 2013
More than twenty of the world’s experts on olive oil verification met in Madrid to discuss olive oil fraud and possible solutions.