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11 Nov

The Olive in California: History of an Immigrant Tree

With California olives and olive oils now savored all over the globe, this beautifully illustrated volume is a timely tribute to the California olive and its much-deserved place in history. Click here to preview the book online!

11 Nov

Table Olives: Production and Processing

This book covers the history, botany and agricultural aspects of the crop, summarising the techniques that have been developed to improve harvesting, processing and packaging of olives. Full details are provided relating to the physico-chemical and microbiological aspects of processing of each of the olive types. It will serve as a practical guide to agricultural […]

29 Mar

New Organic Olive Production Manual

In response to growing demand for organic olive oil and an increasingly competitive market, University of California Cooperative Extension farm advisors and researchers have produced an organic olive production manual. “Organic olive oil production could be a significant niche in California’s agriculture industry,” says Paul Vossen, UC Cooperative Extension farm advisor in Sonoma and Marin […]

28 Mar

Olive Oil Dessert… The cookbook!

As our friend and author of this amazing cookbook says, Remember, life is short, eat dessert first (as long as it’s made with olive oil) ;).

28 Mar

Discover the elegant tastes of olives

By Larry Cox, “The Elegant Olive” by Teresa Kennedy is part of the Cook West series. Each volume celebrates the tastes, colors, aromas and ingredients of the American West.     Kennedy, a Tucson-based cook, claims in her introduction that the world’s love affair with the olive probably began in prehistoric times. First cultivated in […]