Archive for the 'Olive Oil' Category

28 Apr

Australia: Timbercorp olive harvest goes ahead

Harvesting is going ahead at one of the largest olive groves in the world, owned by Timbercorp. The grove, at Boort in central Central Victoria, is one of the properties the company had trouble selling, before placing itself into voluntary administration. Will Pattison, who works as a contract harvester at the grove, says it makes […]

25 Apr

Olive Oil Production Returns to Afghanistan

By Qadeem Weyar, Olive Oil production in Nangarhar restores this product to the country after a decade and half. The factory is reconstructed by the Italian government, funded $800,000 for the project. In addition of the oil, olive soap is also being produced in the factory. The industrial unit is provided with modern equipments and […]

23 Apr

Expert praises California olive oil

Going green can mean picking the right olive oil and one expert on the oil says California’s premium olive oils are often worth the extra money. University of California Cooperative Extension farm advisor Paul Vossen, an olive oil expert, says the state’s olive oil has a promising future if word of its many benefits is […]

22 Apr

CIA-UC Davis World Olive Oil Conference

Take part in one of the top flavor-discovery experiences of the year, Beyond Extra Virgin 2009: An International Conference on Excellence in Olive Oil. This unique event, scheduled for June 21 to 23, will be held at the University of California at Davis and the California campus of The Culinary Institute of America. Conference highlights […]

21 Apr

Olive Oil Market during this Recession

With the global economy on rocky ground, sales of olive oil may be cloudy as the market shows signs of reaching maturity, according to market research publisher Packaged Facts new report, “Market Trend: Olive Oil in the U.S., 3rd Edition.” According to the report, the market for olive oil in the United States grew at […]