Boundary Bend predicts good yield

Boundary Bend predicts good yield

The olive harvest is underway for major producer Boundary Bend, which is confident it will produce more olive oil than it did last year.
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Strong support for olive oil 5-star health rating

Strong support for olive oil 5-star health rating

Public health experts and Woolworths have spoken out in support of a 5-star health rating for olive oil.
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Olive oil should have a 5-star health rating

Olive oil should have a 5-star health rating

Despite overwhelming evidence, the Australian Health Star Rating System (HSR) plans to rank Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) 4 stars and Canola Oil and Sunflower Oil 5 stars. The 5-year review of the Australian Health Star Rating System (HSR) closes...
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Table Olive Conference in Barossa Bolsters Industry Growth

Table Olive Conference in Barossa Bolsters Industry Growth

Olive producers and processors from Australia and New Zealand recently gathered at the recent 2019 Table Olive Processing for Quality & Taste Course. The course, which was held in South Australia’s Barossa Valley, covered the latest developments in p...
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End of an era for Cradle Coast Olives

End of an era for Cradle Coast Olives

Australia’s olive oil industry is a little poorer today with the news that Tasmania’s Cradle Coast Olives has been sold.
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Cherry, lemon & olive oil  Visitandine (financiers)

Cherry, lemon & olive oil Visitandine (financiers)

Traditional visitandine (or financiers) were originally made by the Visitandine order of nuns in the Middle Ages. They were popularised in Paris’s financial district because they could be stored in a pocket for long periods without being crushed. Other ...
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Australian laboratory loses international accreditation for sensory testing

Australian laboratory loses international accreditation for sensory testing

Australian olive oil growers must look further afield for official Extra Virgin certification if they require it this year. The only tasting panel in Australasia trained in International Olive Council (IOC) procedures which has been used to certify olive oils....
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Olives feature in Buy Queensland First initiative

Olives feature in Buy Queensland First initiative

The CEO of the Queensland Olive Council, Amanda Bailey, spoke at the launch of the Buy Queensland First initiative today. Buy Queensland aims to ensure local businesses, jobs and better social outcomes are front and centre when tax payer dollars are...
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Greenish glass helps olive oil last longer on supermarket shelves

Greenish glass helps olive oil last longer on supermarket shelves

Recent research conducted at the University of Pisa shows that storing extra virgin olive oil in greenish glass can help to slow down or even prevent degradation during retail storage. The researchers found that after 125 days at 6°C, samples of EVOO...
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