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Apr. 16, 2016

UC Davis and the University of Jaén Sign Collaboration Agreement

The schools come together in Jaén with a shared vision to create a worldwide network of esteemed universities dedicated to the advancement of the olive oil sector.

Dec. 29, 2015

EVOO Effective in Lowering High Blood Pressure

Two tablespoons of phenol-rich EVOO can be effective in lowering blood pressure, according to a University of California at Davis Olive Center review.

Oct. 13, 2015

To Filter or Not Filter? Well, it Depends.

University of California at Davis Olive Center researchers looked at the data to settle the age-old debate. What they found is that there's no clear solution.

Feb. 18, 2015

UC Davis Olive Center Plans Two-Part Sensory Evaluation Course for Spring

The UC Davis Olive Center will conduct its sensory evaluation course this June at the Silverado Vineyards Sensory Theater.

Jan. 21, 2015

An Olive Oil 'Odyssey' at Winter Fancy Food

The olive oil association Sevitel organized a seminar on Greek olive oil at the Fancy Food Show that offered perspectives by a diverse panel of experts.

Oct. 24, 2014

Students Design Device to Detect Indicators of Rancidity

A simple device developed by students at UC Davis can help monitor the quality of olive oil along the supply chain.

Oct. 3, 2014

UC Davis Master Milling Course to Squeeze Out Another Day

The expanded, four-day course will train people to be exceptional olive oil producers through world-class instruction on the nuances of the craft.

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.

May. 28, 2014

Most EVOOs Score Well in New Test for Phenolic Compounds

Half of the EVOOs bought at supermarkets and local stores have an excellent phenolic profile, according to a test using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance.

May. 30, 2013

Survey Reveals Surprising Views Toward Olive Oil

Despite a common refrain that olive oil should not be used for cooking, consumers do it anyway, according to a survey by the UC Davis Olive Center.

Apr. 12, 2013

Writer Carol Drinkwater Chronicles Olive Heritage

Drinkwater spoke at the University of California at Davis Olive Center, tracing the history of olive trees throughout the Mediterranean.

Mar. 12, 2013

Davis Researchers Put Olive Oil 'Fridge Test' to the Test

Researchers have hopefully put an end, once and for all, to the myth of the home "fridge test" to determine olive oil quality.

Feb. 15, 2013

Olive Oil Fridge Test? Don't Count On It.

Dr. Oz urged his 3 million viewers to test EVOO by chilling it, but experts say the “fridge test” for olive oil is a long-standing myth.

Nov. 19, 2012

Olive Center Offers Chemical Testing

The renowned California research center is offering olive oil chemical and sensory evaluations for producers, importers and retailers.

Oct. 8, 2012

'Eye-Opening' Milling Course at UC Davis

A three day course at the Olive Center that took a comprehensive look at all aspects of olive oil processing.

Jul. 13, 2012

Flynn Brings Olive Oil Education to D.C. Festival

The UC Davis Olive Center attended the 46th Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington this month to talk with visitors about olive oil quality.

Apr. 27, 2012

103rd AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo

1,600 colleagues will gather to focus on the science and business dynamics currently driving the global fats and oils industries.

Mar. 18, 2012

American Olive Oil Producers Draft Federal Marketing Order

American olive oil producers are drafting a federal marketing order that would set higher quality standards, redefine grades and require new testing of all olive oil produced here.

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