Daily Archives: August 26, 2014

  • How Packaging Influences Olive Oil Quality

    Olive oil quality and its corresponding nutritional value are monitored by most producers throughout the entire production process. But in a report released by the UC Davis Olive Oil Center, not only does the chemistry inside the bottle matter, but packaging weighs in too.

    The report is a summary of over ten years of commercial packaging literature and compares key components of commercial oil containers including: durability, effect on shelf life, and the retention of essential nutrients in glass, aluminum, tinplate cans, stainless steel, plastic, coated paperboard, and bag-in-box containers.

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    Olive oil quality and its corresponding nutritional value are monitored by most producers throughout the entire production process. But in a report released by the UC Davis Olive Oil Center, not only does the chemistry inside the bottle matter, but packaging weighs in too. The... 
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