Year 10 | 15 December 2018 | staff@teatronaturale.com TO ENTER | TO REGISTER

TECHNICAL AREA > OLIVE & OIL

Olive oil used in Israel 8,000 years ago, as discovered in an antiquities site in the Lower Galilee

Ianir Milevski and Nimrod Getzov of the Israel Antiquities Authority methodically sampled pottery vessels found in the excavation at Ein Zippori in the Lower Galilee in order to ascertain what was stored in them and how they were used by the site’s ancient inhabitants

T N

Comparative field studies of Bactrocera oleae baits in olive orchards

Hydrolysed protein mixed with a-cypermethin indicated the highest attractiveness. The residual attractiveness of bait spraying solutions is limited over time

S. C.

Xylella fastidiosa: risk to EU plants assessed

Xylella fastidiosa has affected more than 300 species of cultivated and wild plants in the world and is transmitted by certain types of sap-sucking hopper insects

S. C.

How extra virgin olive oil can help our bones?

The incidence of osteoporosis and associated fractures is found to be lower in countries where the Mediterranean diet is predominant. These observations might be mediated by the active constituents of olive oil and especially phenolic compounds

T N

Olive stones flour as reinforcement in polypropylene composites

Olive stone flour from solid-waste was used as reinforcement polypropylene composite. Composite with filler loading up to 70% was prepared using a melt processing

R. T.

World olive oil balances for 2013/14 and 2014/15

World olive oil consumption for the 2014/15 crop year is forecast to total 2823500 tonns. This would be 7% lower than the season before. The latest estimates supplied by countries point to a 27% drop in world olive oil production, forecast at 2393000 tonns, compared with the season before

S. C.

Turning olive oil waste into energy to benefit rural economies

EU-funded researchers are converting olive oil waste into heat and electricity to facilitate cost-effective and sustainable agricultural production

S. C.

Extra virgin olive oil could cut your heart attack risk in just six weeks

Olive oil contains omega-6 fats, a form of healthy polyunsaturates which blocks the body's response to inflammation in chronic conditions such as heart disease and arthritis. Olive oil unsaponifiable fraction, as poliphenols, exerts an anti-inflammatory role in inflammatory bowel disease patients.

R. T.

SPME-GCM to detect sensory defects in olive oil

The quality parameters were studied for each one of 29 compounds. The performance of the method assessing sensory quality was checked with samples

R. T.

The variables that influence supply and demand do not reveal significance in the case of olive oil

The aim of the study by Valentina Sabbatini is to estimate the equation of supply for olive oil in Italy

T N

Effect of lipolytic activity of Candida adriatica, Candida diddensiae and Yamadazyma terventina on the acidity of extra-virgin olive oil

Some yeasts can damage the quality of the olive oil. The free fatty increased significantly in the inoculated-olive oil with high water content. The lipolytic activity of the yeasts in olive oil can by modulated by the polyphenols content

R. T.

Monitoring endogenous enzymes during olive fruit ripening and storage

Similar phenolic profiles of the oils extracted from fruits stored at 4 °C and fresh harvested ones were found. C6 volatile compounds increased during ripening while a decrease was noted in oils extracted from fruits stored at 20 °C

R. T.

Italy lost the leadership in olive oil market in Japan

For the first time, Spain stepped into the lead, accounting for 47% of the total tonnage. Next in line came Italy with 44% and Greece with 1%

S. C.

UC Davis student inventors take grand prize in international competition with olive oil sensor

Extra-virgin olive oil is flavorful and healthy, which could explain why sales of high-quality olive oil have tripled in America in the last two decades. But when you buy a bottle of extra-virgin olive oil, can you be sure the oil inside is, indeed, “extra virgin”?

S. C.

In Calabria, born olive oil gel

During the initiative, Start Up Calabria was awarded the inventiveness of a group of ten chemical engineers. All women. The idea was brought forth at the Laboratory of Food Engineering, Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering modeling systems engineering of the University of Calabria

S. C.

Extraction of oil from uncrushed olives using supercritical fluid extraction method

Olive oil can be extracted from olives without crushing thus saving energy. A yield of approximately 12% was obtained using low pressure supercritical fluid extraction process.

R. T.

Anti-inflammatory and antioxidant therapy with olive oil is beneficial in minimizing injury in burn patients

Olive oil has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory components. An oral diet provided with olive oil in patients with burn may accelerate wound healing and decrease the duration of hospitalization.

S. C.

Italy on fourth place on the podium of world olive oil production

Greece, Tunisia and Turkey. Looking ahead a few years confirms that these three countries will be aggressive competitors for Italian olive oil

S. C.

<< | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | >>

MOST POPULAR ARTICLES