2019 WA Olive Awards winners announced

2019 WA Olive Awards winners announced

The winners of the awards were announced at a dinner held on Saturday, October 12. More than 70 people attended the dinner to celebrate the 2019  competition. Chief Steward, Anj Walla, said the competition this year was ‘truly amazing’. There were...
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How to produce table olives safely: a new book

How to produce table olives safely: a new book

How to process olives straight from the tree. This booklet explains in simple terms what is involved in making a food safe product.
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Extra virgin olive oil misses out on Health Star upgrade

Extra virgin olive oil misses out on Health Star upgrade

Olive oil has been short-changed within Australia’s Health Star Rating (HSR) system despite a five-year review of the program. It’s prompted the Australian Olive Association (AOA) to call for a regulated exemption of edible oils from the HSR system...
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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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Australian olive oil producers face significant commercial risk

Australian olive oil producers face significant commercial risk

Loss of the NSW DPIs sensory panel's IOC accreditation raises serious questions about the commercial risks involved for Australian and New Zealand producers. 
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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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