Archive for the 'Asia' Category

01 Sep

Australia:Qld triples olive leaf extract exports to Korea

A Queensland company has found global success exporting unique olive leaf products to Korea’s burgeoning natural medicine and equine industries. Coominya-based company Olive Leaf Australia has tripled its already significant health supplement exports to Korea in the last 12 months. The company’s Olive Leaf Extract is predominantly for use by natural medicine practitioners and their […]

12 Aug

Sri Lanka to grow olives for export

An experiment to grow olive trees in Sri Lsrianka is to be launched as a Board of Investment (BOI) approved project with the objective of exporting olive oil. An agreement to this effect was singed between the BOI and the Broucke Eco Enterprises Australia last week. This project will experiment with growing olive trees imported […]

13 Apr

Pakistan: Govt planning to boost olive oil production

By Ijaz Kakakhel, Realising importance of olive oil, the government is planning to encourage its production for meeting local requirements as well as for the export purposes. An official in the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock told Daily Times here on Saturday there is a lot of potential for olive cultivation in the country. […]

16 Mar

The humble olive

JAMES HIPKISS writes on the history, varieties and best ways to enjoy olives. Most Malaysians are familiar with olive oil. It is now commonly available in ever increasing varieties in nearly all supermarkets and specialist shops. However, the olive itself is not so commonly used here, and perhaps not so often seen in most Malaysian […]

24 Feb

Pakistan and Greece to sign MoU for olive oil production

EDITED TO AVOID ANY CONFUSION BETWEEN OLIVES101 AND THE AUTHOR Pakistan and Greece are likely to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation in olive cultivation and olive oil production. According to the information reaching Trade Development Authority (TDAP) here on Saturday, MINFAL has already accepted the draft of the MoU which has now […]