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Comparison of total polyphenol analysis results as performed by CDR OxiTester vs. reference method as per COI/T.20/Doc. n. 29: 2009, by the Merceological Chemistry Laboratory of Florence. Download the

The new Total Polyphenol (Biophenol) test used by the CDR OxiTester has been tuned to the reference method COI/T.20/Doc. no. 29: 2009 by the Merceological Chemical Laboratory of Florence; the total olive oil polyphenol assay results as obtained by the CDR OxiTester method are in good accord with the values obtained by the reference method.

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Olive oil quality: analysis and study about the oil produced in 2014

The quality of the olive oil produced this year is much lower than the average of the past years. Our R&D laboratory made its annual analytical study of some samples of olive oil produced in Tuscany. Here you can read all the data and the result of the analysis and find a correlation between the quality parameters and summer rainfalls.

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Giampiero Cresti, director of OTA oil mill, the plant that uses OxiTester for olive oil analyses

Giampiero Cresti, manager of the Olivicoltori Toscani Associati, Cerbaia V.P. (Florence – Italy): “OxiTester can be used by everyone who is able to read! Besides it is very practical and fast. The operator has only to switch the power on, follow a very simple analytical procedure and he obtains immediately the results.”

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Do you know that the antioxidant capacity of polyphenols has an important role for olive oil stability? Do you know that they perform a protective action not only on olive oil but also on the cells of the human? Read the answers to some common questions about these components of olive oil that are not always adequately assessed

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