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The Oleocanthal International Society is Born

The Oleocanthal International Society had its inaugural conference for two days in Zakynthos on May 30-31. Experts from USA, Spain and Greece in the fields of research, academia, gastronomy and media came together in order to increase their research efforts and collaboration on the health promoting aspects of phenolic compounds especially oleocanthal found in high phenolic extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) and olive products.

They Bring their collective experience and knowledge together for a common purpose. To increase research activity through collaboration, disseminate their findings through gastronomy and the media. through their own website and organizing special events, producing videos and podcasts. Their aim is to increase awareness of the health benefits of this amazing phenolic compound called Oleocanthal found in quality extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) and health benefits derived from olive products.
The founding members were some of the leading figures in olive oil reseach and innovation.
Jose Antonio Amerigo the retired physician from Spain is the man credited with the idea of starting the Oleocanthal Intenational Society. His has an intense interest in ways to prevent disease through the proper use of olive products. He works tirelessly trying to bring together the present members in order to combine their efforts in this regard. Bridging the gap between research, academia, gastronomy and media.

Dimtri Therianos between Prokopios Magiatis and Eleni Melliou.
Dimtri Therianos between Prokopios Magiatis and Eleni Melliou.

Enthusiastically sponsored by Dimitris Therianos from Zakynthos island, producer of an exceptionally organic high phenolic EVOO; http://www.therianos.gr/our-products/

The owner of The Governor Spyros Dafnis one of the sponsors of the conference in Zakynthos with Paul Breslin member of the  Oleocanthal International Society
The owner of The Governor Spyros Dafnis one of the sponsors of the conference in Zakynthos with Paul Breslin member of the Oleocanthal International Society

and Spyros Dafnis from Corfu producer of the unique raw EVOO that stays cloudy that never settles on the bottom of the bottle even after 2 years; The Governor http://thegovernor.gr/

 

Terens Quick dropped into show his supportfor the Oleocanthal International Society.
Terens Quick dropped into show his supportfor the Oleocanthal International Society.
Terns Quick was very receptive to supporting Oleocanthal International Society
Terns Quick was very receptive to supporting Oleocanthal International Society

 

Dimitris Therianos Petros Visvardis, Giorgis Sigouros, Prokopios Magiatis
Dimitris Therianos Petros Visvardis, Giorgis Sigouros, Prokopios Magiatis

Read the full article for oliveoiltimes.com here:
http://www.oliveoiltimes.com/olive-oil-health-news/oleocanthal-international-society/47974