Method for fractionating olive pomace, its products and uses thereof

Maria Manuela Estevez Pintado (Inventor), Tânia Isabel Bragança Ribeiro (Inventor), Ana Lúcia Oliveira (Inventor), António Vicente (Inventor), João Nunes (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


The present disclosure relates to the field of agriculture, namely to the olive oil industry. It provides a procedure to obtain value-added products from olive pomace with the goal of zero waste while maximizing the value of the products.The present disclosure also relates to the field of solid biofuels, cosmetics, medicine and food industry. The products obtained by the different methods herein disclosed can be used in a broad range of fields. The products obtained may be used as solid biofuel, cosmetic exfoliation material and food ingredients.The present disclosure uses environmentally friendly methodologies of fractionation and blanching, belonging therefore also to the field of ecology.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberPT116072
Priority date22/01/20
Filing date22/01/20
Publication statusSubmitted - 22 Jan 2020


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