Archive for the 'Olive Tree' Category

13 Mar

Croatia: Punat Days of Olives festival has begun

The 12th “Days of Olives” festival started this weekend in Punat on the Island of Krk in the northern Adriatic and will continue until 19 October. Visitors will have a chance to participate in the olive harvest as well as in olive processing and to attend gastronomical, cultural and and other programmes. Days of Olives […]

12 Mar

Croatia: Olive harvest enough for 51,000 hectolitres of olive oil

According to estimates of Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development they are expecting a harvest of 38,000 tons of olives or 51,000 hectolitres of olive oil in Croatia. The best harvest is expected in Dubrovnik-Neretva county and the worst in Sibenik-Knin and Zadar counties, especially on the islands where the expected harvest is up […]

12 Mar

Indigenous olive oil project reaches an ‘interesting stage’

Olive pressing increases 30 times in 10 years! By Joanna Ripard, Retired jeweller Sam Cremona’s brainchild, the Project for the Revival of the Indigenous Maltese Olive (Primo), is at an “interesting stage” and is just three years away from its interim target of 10,000 trees producing the Bidnija olive. “We need to have 30,000 trees […]

02 Mar

South Australian olive growers to pay new levy

A new levy paid by South Australian olive growers will help promote and further develop the industry. From this harvest, growers will pay a $4 levy on each tonne of fruit they produce. Olives South Australia president Lisa Rowntree says it will increase by a dollar a year for the next three years to eventually […]

01 Mar

EMS and JOPEA hold an ‘Energy Saving Methods and Mechanisms in the Olive Sector seminar

Energy Management Services International LLC (EMS) – the first company to provide energy management solutions (ESCo) in the Middle East – announced the organization of a seminar entitled ‘Energy Saving Methods and Mechanisms in the Olive Sector’ in collaboration with the Jordan Olive Products Exporters Association (JOPEA). [Source] Click here