Greenish glass helps olive oil last longer on supermarket shelves

Greenish glass helps olive oil last longer on supermarket shelves

Recent research conducted at the University of Pisa shows that storing extra virgin olive oil in greenish glass can help to slow down or even prevent degradation during retail storage. The researchers found that after 125 days at 6°C, samples of EVOO...
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Smart olive oil bottle tells you when it’s nearly empty

Smart olive oil bottle tells you when it’s nearly empty

A new kickstarter project is attempting to commercialise a smart olive oil bottle that will not only keep your oil in perfect condition, it will also tell you when it’s time to buy more. The project, launched on August 28...
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Olive oil the most stable oil for high temperature cooking

Olive oil the most stable oil for high temperature cooking

A recent study of heat stability of common cooking oils has shown that olive oil is more stable at high heat than other common cooking oils. In the study, a range of common cooking oils was heated to high temperatures...
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Antioxidant in olive oil helps fight chronic disease

Antioxidant in olive oil helps fight chronic disease

A recent article in by Lindsay Christensen in ProHealth has comprehensively analysed the benefits of hydroxytyrosol, a small polyphenol found in olive oil and olive leaf products. Hydroxytyrosol is excellent at neutralising free radicals and can be a powerfu...
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Researchers find practical uses for olive mill wastewater

Researchers find practical uses for olive mill wastewater

From pollutant to bio-fertilizer, biofuel Olive oil has long been a popular kitchen staple. Yet producing the oil creates a vast stream of wastewater that can foul waterways, reduce soil fertility and trigger extensive damage to nearby ecosystems. Now in...
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