Archive for the 'Geographic' Category

16 Jun

Taste of Crete Featured at Promotion of Greek Olive Oil at the Greek Embassy

Taste of Crete will be one of the exhibitors for a promotion of Greek Olive Oils at the Greek Embassy on June 15, 2006. Attendees will have the opportunity to sample their award winning extra virgin olive oil. It just won the Gold in the 2006 International Olive Oils of the World Competition. Taste of […]

16 Jun

Health Benefits Key to Driving U.S. Olive Oil Sales Over $1 Billion by 2010

Marketable health benefits, along with a growing consumer interest in Mediterranean foods and unique regional flavor choices, are helping to drive an invigorated olive oil market in the U.S., which should surpass $1.3 billion by 2010, according to Olive Oil in the U.S., the latest market research from Packaged Facts.

16 Jun

Olive growers fear frosts

By Helen Murdoch North Canterbury olive growers have sweated in the snow this week trying to complete their harvests before more frosts bite.

15 Jun

L’huile d’olive d’Essaouira primée au concours OLEA 2006

Les oléiculteurs d’Essaouira, qui investissent de plus en plus dans la qualité, ont vu leurs efforts récompensés en remportant deux prix au concours national organisé, récemment à Marrakech, en marge de la 4e édition du Salon international de l’olivier OLEA 2006 .

15 Jun

‘Ultra virgin’ olive oil technique patented

A Tasmanian olive grower has patented a new oil processing technique to produce what he calls “ultra virgin” olive oil.