Contestants at Israel's Kibbutz Givat Brenner sent olive pits flying in a new fun competition. For the first time in Israel, contestants had a chance to break the world olive-pit spitting record (21.20 meters, or 96.5 feet). Israel´s first olive-pit spitting contest, organized in February under the auspices of […]
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Few broadleaf trees can equal the Olive as material for bonsai. The small leaves and massive deadwood trunks of the Mediterranean Olive (Olea Europa) make it a natural for bonsai – yet the Olive is one tree that was never used for bonsai by the Japanese or the Chinese.
Kendall College of the Culinary Arts in Chicago hosted yesterday a unique event showcasing one of the most essential products in the kitchen: olive oil. Proceeds to benefit Common Threads. The event hosted by world-renowned olive oil expert, Alfonso J. Fernandez features a presentation, olive oil tasting, tapas and wine all set in […]
The olive plant is the largest ripe olive producer in the world. The company processes 52,000 tons of olives a year on average, keeping it's 400 employees hard at work. But this years olive crops are falling a bit short thanks to mother nature. ” Weather we're having now can offset next years harvest, […]
Olive Oil From Spain announces today plans to host an exclusive tasting and dinner with olive oil expert, Alfonso J. Fernandez and restaurant owner, John Rivera Sedlar, at Sedlar’s Los Angeles restaurant, Playa. Fernandez, a fifth generation olive farmer and olive oil producer, will travel to Los Angeles from Spain to treat key city influencers […]