Archive for the 'Geographic' Category

05 Jun

Canada Allergy Alert Sicilian Olives

UNDECLARED ALMONDS IN SICILIAN OLIVES STUFFED WITH GARLIC CLOVES Thrifty Foods, Parksville, is warning customers not to consume Sicilian Olives Stuffed with Garlic Cloves because they were mislabeled and contain olives stuffed with almonds which are not declared on the label.

03 Jun

Hard year for olives

By Tessa Dornan COOL seasonal conditions in the South West have impacted on the olive industry with growers predicting a late harvest, smaller fruit and a reduced yield.

03 Jun

Cal Olive Oil Maker Wins Honors

For the first time ever, a US-based company now ranks among the world’s Top 10 premium olive oil producers. Competing against 750 high-end oils produced in France, Italy, Spain, and Greece, Apollo Olive Oil earned the coveted spot during the prestigious OLIO 2006 international olive oil competition in Munich, Germany last month.

02 Jun

Northland olive oil makers have pipped the world’s elite at a respected US show.

By Brigid Lynch Mangawhai’s Te Arai Olive Estate won best in show and a fistful of gold at the 7th annual extra virgin olive oil competition at California’s Los Angeles County Fair. Raylee Campbell, who runs Te Arai with architect husband Colin, said winning four gold medals was stunning – “It’s beyond our wildest dreams.” […]

31 May

Northland olive oil wins top prize

A Northland olive oil has taken the top prize at the LA County Fair in the United States – one of the world’s biggest olive oil competitions.