Archive for the 'Video' Category

12 Sep

first Israeli olive pit spitting competition

  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 […]

10 Oct

What about an Olive Tree Bonsai on your Patio?

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.  

07 Oct

Olive oil tasting event at Kendall College of Culinary Arts

  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 […]

05 Oct

Bell Carter Foods in Corning, CA is bustling

  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, […]

04 Oct

Dirty Jobs – Olive Oil Presser