Dec. 7, 2021
Local producers have joined forces with scientists In Chania, Crete, to identify, analyze and transfer the DNA identity of olive oil from the field to the bottle, achieving authenticity and traceability for their local products.
Nov. 10, 2021
In Umbria, researchers and farmers are identifying the isotopic profiles of local extra virgin olive oils to verify authentic products and add value.
Oct. 21, 2021
In wake of the new legislation passed in Spain, the Italian producer association said it is time for all European countries to adopt the same practices.
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. 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.
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.