Archive for the 'Geographic' Category

15 Jul

Australia’s most expensive bottle of Olive Oil fetches $10,000

Australia’s most expensive bottle of extra virgin olive oil was auctioned on Wednesday night at FEVOO, Australia’s first extra virgin olive oil festival. Reaching an impressive $10,000, the 1.5L magnum bottle was sold to Andrew Pridman, incoming chairman of the Sydney Swans and chairman of Cobram Estate Olive Oil, with all proceeds donated to the […]

12 Jul

Israelis Settlers Cut 1150 Olive Trees Near Nablus

by Saed Bannoura, Ghassan Daghlas, in charge of Israeli Settlements File at the Palestinian Authority in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, has reported that a number of extremist Israeli settlers cut on Thursday [July 10 2013] 1150 Palestinian Olive trees east of the Nablus District. Daghlas told the Radio Bethlehem 2000 that […]

11 Jul

West Coast Products Reports Abundant Bulk Olive Oil Supply Available to American and Overseas Markets

Reacting to recent domestic and global financial media news about Deoleo, the world's leading seller of bottled olive oil, and its need to sell less oil in bulk, West Coast Products reports that its Olinda Brand olive-oil sales to foodservice establishments have never been better. A rich supply of Certified California Extra Virgin Olive Oil […]

11 Jul

Australia: Hobby olive farms in vogue with record oil production projected in Victoria

By Stephen Taylor, The good oil on olive growing is that business is booming, with record production tipped for Victoria. ​And our Indian summer and long clear sunny days and cool nights leading into winter helped make it happen. In 2007, production was five million litres of oil, and this year growers will harvest a […]

11 Jul

California: Local olive oil producers earn Harvest Fair medals

Four Sonoma Valley olive oil producers are among the award winners in the Sonoma County Harvest Fair’s Professional Food & Wine Competition. The local medalists are Benziger Family Winery, B.R. Cohn Olive Oil Co., Gloria Ferrer Caves and Vineyards and The Olive Press. Dry Creek Olive Co. of Healdsburg won best of show for the […]