Squeaky Gate makes a lot of noise

Squeaky Gate makes a lot of noise

Australian family owned Squeaky Gate Growers Co has used homegrown humour in its latest olive oil campaign to celebrate real food and the people behind the squeaky gates. Enlisting the comedic talents of Jean Kittson to play Kerryn, a bold...
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OliveCare® announces new best-before requirements

OliveCare® announces new best-before requirements

Australian extra virgin olive oils awarded the OliveCare ® seal will be issued with maximum 18 month best-before dates unless producers pay for extra testing. The OliveCare® program has announced how their signatories can apply best-before dates on their l...
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New labelling laws for EVOO sold in Australia

New labelling laws for EVOO sold in Australia

From July 1, all extra virgin olive oil produced or sold in Australia must comply with new country of origin labelling laws. The new laws will make more clear that any non-Australian added ingredients are included by the use of...
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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 Dir...
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Stronger standards will build consumer confidence: North American Olive Oil Association

Stronger standards will build consumer confidence: North American Olive Oil Association

The executive director of the North American Olive Oil Association (NAOOA), Joseph R. Profaci, has called for stronger standards to ‘build consumer confidence in delicious and healthy olive oil’. He said that olive oil, a staple of the Mediterran...
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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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