Spanish olive oil R&D firm Genosa I+D has gained regional
government backing for its novel function food ingredients, which
look set to boost the olive oil sector as it copes with changes to
Laboratory results showing that oleic acid dramatically cuts the
expression of a gene involved in the development of breast cancer
have been acclaimed as a major breakthrough in understanding the
benefits of the Mediterranean diet.
Olive oil has become the latest food to win the FDA's approval,
receiving a cautious nod that will allow the product to display a
qualified health claim for its potential to reduce coronary heart
Spanish functional oils company Genosa has launched a new line of
products based on what it claims is the most concentrated form
available of the olive polyphenol, hydroxytyrosol. Two Spanish
firms are currently working on the first...
Spanish nutraceuticals firm Natraceutical is promoting a patented
olive powder to the European food industry this week, said to both
impart olive flavour and significantly raise the antioxidant
content of foods.
Waste water from olive oil production may be used as a source of
valuable bioactive antioxidants - widely believed to have a
protective effect on human health - as scientists in southern
Europe develop a new technique to recover the...
As research continues to show the benefits of the Mediterranean
diet, and numbers of northern Europeans migrating to the south
grows, researchers launch a project to find out if a new lifestyle
can really bring improved health.