Archive for the 'Business' Category

15 May

The 5th Vinolive Fair & Symposium is coming soon

The VINOLIVE / Wine, Olive, Olive Oil and Technology Fair, now in its 5th year, being the most effective platform for the sector of wine, olive and olive producers, offers both its exhibitors and visitors the opportunity to get in direct contact with these sector representatives along with the production technology specialists. VINOLIVE develops to […]

14 May

Australia’s largest olive oil company is expanding into Argentina.

Boundary Bend Limited, based in north-western Victoria, says it doesn’t make financial sense to put new plantings in Australia, while water prices are high and reliability of water is low. Rob McGavin from Boundary Bend says there are some advantages to farming overseas. “The land and water package in Argentina is less than ten per […]

11 May

Olive Oil Yields Soar with nuclear magnetic resonance

By Cynthia Graber, By correlating fruit color with oil content measured via nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), growers can find the optimal time to harvest their olives. Olive oil producers generally guess the best time to harvest their olives by checking the fruit’s color. The olive has to hit that perfect spot where they’ve just turned […]

08 May

SOS Cuetara declines comment on interest in Unilever’s olive oil Bertolli

SOS Cuetara SA. declined to comment on its possible interest in acquiring international food manufacturer Unilever Plc.’s Italian olive oil brand Bertolli, as reported in Italy’s daily Il Sole 24 Ore. The newspaper also flagged Nutrinvest of Portugal as a possible buyer. SOS bought the Friol Italia oil brand from Unilever for 33.25 million euros […]

08 May

Unilever mulls €600m sale of Bertolli olive oil

By Robin Pagnamenta, Unilever, the maker of Marmite and Magnum ice cream, confirmed today that it was considering the sale of its Bertolli olive oil business as it reported a 7.2 per cent rise in first quarter sales. The Anglo-Dutch company, the world’s third largest maker of consumer goods, said it was considering a range […]