Archive for the 'Cashmere | Around' Category

28 Jul

Punjab to initiate project on olive cultivation over 300 hectares

The Punjab government is all set to launch olive cultivation over 300 hectares under a ‘pilot project’ to ensure better remunerative returns to the farmers on one hand and towards a dedicated push for diversification of agriculture on the other. Reviewing the prospects of the olive plantation in a meeting, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh […]

25 Jun

J.L. Morison launches Carbonell in India

J.L. Morison (India) Ltd, part of the $ 250 Million Rasoi Group has forayed into the health food segment with the launch of Carbonell, the world’s leading olive oil Brand in India. The Brand Ambassador for Carbonell in India, the eminent Master Chef, Sanjeev Kapoor, unveiled two world class zero cholesterol products under the Carbonell […]

23 Jun

Olive oil prices in India to remain stable; not to rise

The Indian Olive Association (IOA) said Monday the product’s prices would remain stable and, contrary to expectations, would not fall as a result of the government’s reduction of import duties to 7.5 percent from April 1. In April, the IOA had stated that olive oil prices were expected to fall by 10-15 percent on fresh […]

21 May

A million olive trees to make Indian desert bloom for farmers

By Rhys Blakely, The desert of Rajasthan in the north of India is to be planted with a million olive trees grown in Israel in an effort to transform the landscape and the fortunes of its struggling farmers. The countries are finalising a three-year plan on agriculture that will introduce several crops associated with the […]

27 Apr

India: Fresh stocks of imported olive oil yet to arrive

Consumers anticipating a decline in olive oil prices post duty reduction will have to wait for a few more days as fresh stocks imported after April 1 have not yet reached the market. “We expect olive oil prices to go down by around 15 per cent, but a clear picture will emerge by mid-May because […]