Negative attribute of virgin olive oil. This flavour is mainly due to a process of aerobic fermentation in the olives or in olive paste left on pressing mats which have not been properly cleaned and leads to the formation of acetic acid, ethyl acetate and ethanol.
Organoleptic and physicochemical proficiency tests
Madrid / 14.05.2021
Every year, the IOC holds intercomparison trials for physico-chemical and sensory analysis. Several laboratories took part in the most recent intercomparison trial for the period 1 December 2021 to 30 November 2022....
MADRID / 13.05.2021
The pandemic has not stopped the Executive Secretariat from meeting its objectives, even as the institutional schedule has intensified in recent weeks. The agenda for 2021 is now live, including 50 working days of online...