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 $67,000 grant funds...
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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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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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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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