1st OLEUM workshop - Hands on New Analytical Method for Quality & Authenticity of Olive Oil
On Thursday the 24th of October, the 1st OLEUM Workshop took place in the Instituto de la Grasa, in Seville – Spain. The theme of the 1st OLEUM workshop was ‘Hands on New Analytical Method for Quality & Authenticity of Olive Oil’ and two analytical methods were discussed with the audience, Method 1 ‘UHPLC determination of total hydroxytyrosol (Htyr) and tyrosol (Tyr) content in virgin olive oil’ and Method 3 ‘Revised and validated analytical approaches for fatty acids ethyl esters (FAAEs) determination’. The session was organised by Professor Paul Brereton and Dr Tassos Koidis from the Institute of Global Food Security, Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Private and public labs, research institutions representatives and olive oil producers participating in the session. The event was well attended with more than 40 participants in the audience, with great interaction and interest for the OLEUM project and the developed methods.
The workshop had presentations from the organisers and method developers, new methods were discussed in order to improve the SOPs, all technical comments and suggestion were collected and will be used to improve analytical method moving from the ‘pre-trial’ to the ‘proper trial’ for the validation.
The presentations from the session were as follows:
Welcome and the OLEUM network
Tassos Koidis, Institute of Global Food Security, Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland
The OLEUM project: overview, aims and objectives. High level summary of the analytical methods, focusing on the final 4
Tullia Gallina Toschi, University of Bologna - Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences
The Future of the OLEUM Network
Jeroen Knol, Marielle Ramaekers, Afroditi Karapliafi, Stravoula Salako, European Federation of Food Science and Technology
Training workshop on the phenolic/health claim method
Maria Tsimidou and Nikos Nenadis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Training workshop on the analytical approach for fatty acids ethyl esters (FAAEs) determination by HPLC-UV-Vis/GC-FID
Alessandra Bendini, University of Bologna - Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences
Training workshop on the analytical approach for fatty acids ethyl esters (FAAEs) determination by SPE/GC-FID
Dr. Raquel B. Gómez-Coca, Instituto de la Grasa, Seville, Spain
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