Archive for the 'Ecology | Environment' Category

09 Apr

Cook’s Books: Olive oil, the American way

By Amanda Gold, Purchasing olive oil these days can be a dizzying feat. Is it best to go for the more traditional Italian stuff? A particular varietal? Fruity or peppery? Mild? Robust? According to local chef and author Fran Gage, however, keeping it local – or at least domestic – isn’t a bad idea. In […]

05 Apr

Australia: Good oil goes big at Boort

By Sandra Godwin, ONE of the world’s biggest single-site olive groves opened the gates to visitors last week to celebrate being named Olive Grower of the Year. Timbercorp’s 2777ha grove at Boort, managed by Boundary Bend Estate, was recognised by the Australian Olive Association for pioneering the production of quality olive oil on a large […]

04 Apr

Greek festival to Promotes Olive Oil and Olives from Greece

The 3rd edition of the largest Greek festival dedicated to olive oil and olives will take place in the Peace and Friendship Stadium in Piraeus near Athens between April 10 and 12. The Olive Oil and Olives Festival serves as both a meeting point for those involved in the whole production process, as well as […]

12 Mar

Environment-friendly Olive Oil Factory

Here are some pictures of Olisur Olive Oil’s new and Eco friendly factory. More pictures and details here

01 Mar

EMS and JOPEA hold an ‘Energy Saving Methods and Mechanisms in the Olive Sector seminar

Energy Management Services International LLC (EMS) – the first company to provide energy management solutions (ESCo) in the Middle East – announced the organization of a seminar entitled ‘Energy Saving Methods and Mechanisms in the Olive Sector’ in collaboration with the Jordan Olive Products Exporters Association (JOPEA). [Source] Click here