Most heat-resistant micro–organism of those that may potentially develop and cause product spoilage. Its thermal death time curve should be used to determine the most suitable heat sterilisation or pasteurisation treatment for each product. Propionic bacteria are taken as the reference micro–organisms for table olives, for which the equation of the thermal death time is defined by a reference temperature equal to 62.4 ºC and a z curve of 5.25.
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...