Research on table olives has shown that the consumption of this product can strengthen consumers’ natural immune systems. Table olives could be the main fermented probiotic vegetable product sold in the future. The latest data provided by researchers from the PROBIOLIVES Project shows that some of the lactic acid bacteria (LAB) generated in the fermentation of table olives have better results than other forms of bacteria that have been recognised as probiotic microorganisms and that are currently used in many milk products.
IOC PhD scholarships
Madrid / 07.04.2021
As part of its technical cooperation and training programme, the International Olive Council (IOC) has awarded four PhD scholarships to students from its member countries for a period of four years dedicated to scientific...
A delegation from Libya visits the University of Córdoba
Cordoba / 05.04.2021
Following the bilateral meeting held at the IOC headquarters between the Executive Secretariat and a delegation from the Government of Libya dedicated to the development of the country’s olive sector, it was decided to...