Archive for the 'Geographic' Category

08 Jun

Grapes and olives make for thriving farm

By Kirsten Fairchild Olive orchards and vineyards go hand in hand. At least, the idea seems to be working for Steve and Marguerite Remde, who grow olives and grapes for their business, Belle Farms. Established in 1997, Belle Farms consists of 7 acres of olive trees and 61/2 acres of pinot noir, sauvignon blanc and […]

08 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 4-ème édition du salon international de l’olivier OLEA 2006 . En effet, le jury du concours national d’huile d’olive extra vierge, initié par […]

06 Jun

Olive oil turns golden as farmers’ profits soar

California farmers are pushing olive oil as though it’s the new thing, hoping to profit from denser planting methods and a growing U.S. appetite for the heart-healthy cooking ingredient. “Every time you turn around, somebody new wants to sell you olive oil,” said Darrell Corti, an olive oil authority and president of Corti Brothers grocery […]

06 Jun

L’huile d’olive marocaine dans la cour des grands

Par Ichrak Moubsit, Pour y goûter, il faudra faire très vite car il n’en existe que 800 litres… dans le monde. Il s’agit d’une huile d’olive rarissime dont les caractéristiques allèchent les plus exigeants des clients.

06 Jun

Olive growers hope to strike oil

Producers increase efforts in bid to create domestic demand By Jim Downing California farmers are pushing olive oil as though its the new thing, hoping to profit from denser planting methods and a growing U.S. appetite for the heart-healthy cooking aid.