Archive for the 'Geographic' Category

07 Oct

Jordan Ministry to help farmers market Olive Oil

With the imminent advent of the olive harvest season, the agriculture ministry on Wednesday said it will employ marketing procedures to help farmers sell their olive oil.   Ministry of Agriculture Secretary General Radi Tarawneh explained yesterday that even if there is a surplus of olives and olive oil this year, the ministry will help […]

07 Oct

Olive oil tasting event at Kendall College of Culinary Arts

  Kendall College of the Culinary Arts in Chicago hosted yesterday a unique event showcasing one of the most essential products in the kitchen: olive oil. Proceeds to benefit Common Threads.     The event hosted by world-renowned olive oil expert, Alfonso J. Fernandez features a presentation, olive oil tasting, tapas and wine all set in […]

05 Oct

Californian Olive growers decry foreign subsidies

Life as a California olive farmer isn’t exactly easy these days, farmers say U.S. government is hurting, not helping. The number of olives harvested across the state this season is expected to shrivel by about 86 percent from last year. The price schedule for growers is the same as last season despite the dried-up supply. Some […]

05 Oct

Bell Carter Foods in Corning, CA is bustling

  The olive plant is the largest ripe olive producer in the world. The company processes 52,000 tons of olives a year on average, keeping it's 400 employees hard at work. But this years olive crops are falling a bit short thanks to mother nature. " Weather we're having now can offset next years harvest, […]

04 Oct

Spanish Olive Oil Expert Partners with Top Los Angeles Chef for an Exclusive Tasting

Olive Oil From Spain announces today plans to host an exclusive tasting and dinner with olive oil expert, Alfonso J. Fernandez and restaurant owner, John Rivera Sedlar, at Sedlar’s Los Angeles restaurant, Playa. Fernandez, a fifth generation olive farmer and olive oil producer, will travel to Los Angeles from Spain to treat key city influencers […]