Dec. 6, 2021
A study from the University of Jaén shows that traditional olive groves directly combat climate change and cause far less environmental damage than intensive cultivation methods.
Oct. 27, 2021
Researchers in Andalusia found that agricultural intensification hurt olive groves by eliminating the natural predators of pests and depleting soil quality.
Jul. 30, 2021
The European Commission awarded the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant to the University of Jaén to research new methods to curb the spread of the deadly olive pathogen.
Jul. 20, 2021
The new institute at the University of Jaén will push innovation in olive growing and olive oil production and promote research efforts.
Apr. 2, 2021
Olive farms following the Olivares Vivos program recorded a 30-percent increase in flora and fauna. The value of their EVOOs is expected to rise too.
Jan. 9, 2019
Using response surface methodology, Spanish scientists can now predict the impact that different variables have on the olive oil production process.
Apr. 16, 2016
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.
Mar. 7, 2016
The university’s newly appointed social council president, Castillo de Canena’s Francisco Vañó, affirmed the school’s goals at the recent World Olive Oil Exhibition in Madrid.
Jul. 8, 2014
Researchers from Jaén are experimenting with supplementing olive oil with lutein, a substance with antioxidant activity that plays a role in eye health.
Feb. 27, 2012
The University of Jáen, Spain, will introduce a new course in honor of olive oil pioneer Juan Salcedo, dedicated to improving knowledge of the Mediterranean Diet and olive oil.
Nov. 27, 2011
Researchers at the University of Jaén have become the first to win Castillo de Canena’s Luis Vaño Olive Oil Research Prize awarded to the best olive or olive oil-related research study in Spain.