Olivia shares her thoughts and pictures about the olives and oil, rich history, animals, and sustainable practices of the estate that produces the oil of Berkeley Olive Grove 1913. She reserves the right to wander with observations about local artists and events, agritourism, education, living with Autism....
Darro's observations will be showing up from time to time also.
RESEARCH: PEER REVIEWED AND PUBLISHED . . . Yee-haa!
Dr. Prokopios Magiatis and Dr. Eleni Melliou, from the University of Athens, have been testing
EVOOs using the 1H-NMR (Nuclear Magnetic Resonance) method to determine
the amounts of oleocanthal and oleacein in EVOOs from around the world.
Hundreds of varieties of olive oils have been tested so far.