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Olive Oil Symposium 2017

Jan 17, 2017

Come see the future of California’s booming olive oil industry! Top industry and academic experts will examine market trends, reveal new research and discuss the gains made by the newly established Olive Oil Commission of California. The symposium also will review the best practices that growers and processors have employed to maximize their profitability.


Sensory Evaluation of Olive Oil Certificate Course Part I

Jun 26, 2017

The essential sensory course for the professional buyer, importer, category manager, producer, or anyone who wants to gain expertise in evaluating olive oil. Sensory, culinary, chemistry and policy experts guide you through a unique tasting and educational odyssey. The lessons are useful for tasters at any level of experience.


— News —

Olive Oil as Medicine: the Effect on Blood Pressure

Dec 17, 2015

This report reviews the literature for the effect of extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) on blood pressure.

New Report: Olive Oil as Medicine

Mar 30, 2015

"This report focuses on studies examining the effect of olive oil on blood lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides) and lipoproteins (LDL, VLDL, and HDL). It is the first in a series of reports that summarize published studies examining the effect of extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) on clinical risk factors for chronic diseases. These reports provide clinicians with science-based information and practical advice on how to teach patients to incorporate EVOO into the diet."

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