Aug. 24, 2021
Javier Fernandez-Salvador has plenty of plans for his new job including optimizing olive growing and harvesting for California’s changing climate.
May. 26, 2021
The free webinar will take place on June 23 and cover siting, orchard establishment and management.
May. 18, 2021
The founder of the UC Davis Olive Center received the California Olive Oil Council's Pioneer Award for his "lasting impact on the state's olive oil industry."
Jun. 22, 2020
A majority of products sold as avocado oil in the U.S. is mislabeled or adulterated with cheaper oils, researchers at the University of California Davis found.
May. 8, 2018
The UC Davis Olive Center is introducing a new class on olive growing, milling, and branding in June, bringing expert instructors together for a two-day immersion through classroom and field instruction.
Jan. 22, 2018
At a California conference, the International Olive Council laid out its plan to translate the wealth of proven health benefits to growing consumer consumption.
Oct. 10, 2017
Quality parameters were unaltered by crushing speed, but extraction efficiency and chlorophylls content increased with faster hammer mill rotor speed in a continuous industrial process.
Oct. 24, 2014
A simple device developed by students at UC Davis can help monitor the quality of olive oil along the supply chain.
Oct. 3, 2014
The expanded, four-day course will train people to be exceptional olive oil producers through world-class instruction on the nuances of the craft.
May. 28, 2014
Half of the EVOOs bought at supermarkets and local stores have an excellent phenolic profile, according to a test using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance.
Mar. 12, 2013
Researchers have hopefully put an end, once and for all, to the myth of the home "fridge test" to determine olive oil quality.