Record entries for Fleurieu Food Olive Awards

Record entries for Fleurieu Food Olive Awards

The 2017 Fleurieu Food Olive Awards attracted 104 entries, using olive products grown or made on the Fleurieu Peninsula. Eighty entries were olive oil, 18 entries were table olives and 6 were olive products. Oil entries were almost double previous...
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Olive growers hungry for oil know-how

Olive growers hungry for oil know-how

Olive producers from across Australia are finding a common meeting point through a Farming Together-backed project. The Queensland Olive Council project was a successful recipient of a Farming Together, Farmer Group Project grant and will use the almost $67,0...
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NSW DPI olive oil testing lab rated one of the best in the world

NSW DPI olive oil testing lab rated one of the best in the world

A Wagga testing facility that determines the quality of olive oil has been rated as one of the best in the world. NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) olive oil testing team earned the praise after almost two decades of...
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Strategic alliance to promote more Aussie products to China

Strategic alliance to promote more Aussie products to China

The Australian Made website reports that the Australian Made Campaign has formed a strategic alliance with AuMake to promote locally made and grown products to daigou and Chinese tourists. The Australian Made Campaign administers and promotes Australia’s co...
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The many ways to certify extra virgin olive oil

The many ways to certify extra virgin olive oil

There’s more than one way to skin a cat, and the phrase is also true for extra virgin olive oil. There are possibly four ways that you can determine whether a product labelled ‘extra virgin olive oil’ is what it...
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Choice tests 73% of Australian supermarket olive oils as extra virgin

Choice tests 73% of Australian supermarket olive oils as extra virgin

Choice magazine’s latest round of testing of supermarket olive oils claims that only 63% of local and imported olive oil brands can be classified as extra virgin. The market survey testing was undertaken in July 2017. Fifty products labelled as...
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Showcase your olive products to the world

Showcase your olive products to the world

The Australian Food Catalogue is an online guide to export-ready Australian food and beverage products. An initiative of Food Innovation Australia Ltd, the purpose of the online catalogue is to connect international buyers with export capable food and bevera...
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Provenance marketing project will boost sales for boutique growers

Provenance marketing project will boost sales for boutique growers

A new project to discover whether location can significantly affect an olive oil’s flavour is underway, thanks to a new Federal Government-funded pilot program called Farming Together. The project involves members of the Australian state olive bodies f...
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2017 Australian International Olive Awards

2017 Australian International Olive Awards

Rylstone Olive Press takes out Best of Show and Best Southern Hemisphere EVOO The winners were announced on Friday 29 September 2017 The Champion and Best of Show Winners of the inaugural 2017 Australian International Olive Awards are: Best Extra...
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