IOC’s three key objectives for Sydney meeting

IOC’s three key objectives for Sydney meeting

A meeting of the IOC was held in Sydney on Monday, May 28, following on from its 2017 agreement to encompass non-traditional producing countries, which now includes Australia. The International Olive Council was represented by Jaime Lillo, Deputy Executive Director...
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Gooramadda wins gold at New York International competition

Gooramadda wins gold at New York International competition

Gooramadda Olives has won a gold medal for its 2017 Hardy’s Mammoth extra virgin olive oil at the New York International Olive Oil Competition. Owners Rob and Melanie Whyte were in the middle of harvest when the news was announced. The...
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Olive oil essential in ‘huge fatty salad diet’

Olive oil essential in ‘huge fatty salad diet’

According to the author of a new book, the ‘huge fatty salad diet’ reduces inflammation and your waistline, plus your brain will thank you. Salad isn’t the first food you think of when the cold weather arrives. But that might...
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Olive oil keeps you razor-sharp

Olive oil keeps you razor-sharp

From The West Australian An ambitious and entrepreneurial Kalgoorlie couple have their sights set on revolutionising the multi-billion dollar shaving industry and saving the environment in the process. Although they did not know it at the time, the day Paul...
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Boundary Bend to trial olive leaf extract exports to US

Boundary Bend to trial olive leaf extract exports to US

Boundary Bend, Australia’s largest olive producer, intends to make a splash in the US market with antioxidant-rich extracts from fresh olive leaves. Boundary Bend’s line of olive leaf extracts is standardised to different levels of oleuropein, one ...
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Olive oil processing and quality development course winners announced

Olive oil processing and quality development course winners announced

Two readers of The Olive Review were given an opportunity to apply for sponsorship to the Olive Oil Processing and Quality Development Course to be held from April 12 – April 13 at Manzanillo Grove, Drysdale, Vic. The winners of the...
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Olive oil testing explained

Olive oil testing explained

From Amanda Bailey In the industry at the moment there seems to be confusion about olive oil tests.  What tests are required and what does all the terminology mean? Harvest time is a busy time for growers and processors alike. However,...
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NZ processing practices seminar registration open

NZ processing practices seminar registration open

Registration is open for Olives New Zealand’s “How processing practice impacts on quality and quantity” seminar. The seminar will be held in Auckland on 9-10 April 2018. Internationally-acclaimed expert Pablo Canamasas will run the seminar, following ent...
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Queensland outback olive oil shines in LA

Queensland outback olive oil shines in LA

Australian olive growers talent-spotted at a Farming Together event have claimed a top international award for their oil. Karen and Bill McLennan submitted a sample of their Sommariva olive oil to a taste-training day at Toowoomba event in December. The...
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Australian consumer attitudes to olive oil research project

Australian consumer attitudes to olive oil research project

A research project at Deakin University aims to better understand Australian consumer attitudes and preferences for olive oil. The project is being conducted by Dr Sara Cicerale, with the assistance of Professor Russell Keast and Dr Gie Liem. Dr Cicerale&#8...
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