Archive for the 'Olive Oil' Category

18 Mar

Farmers strike Olive oil in Texas

By John Griffin, Farming was always something that interested Jim Henry, when he was younger, he thought Texas would be the perfect place to grow grapes, but the experts told him it was impossible, given the terrain. More recently, he decided the Lone Star State would be perfect for olives. Again, people called it folly. […]

12 Mar

$450,000 Embezzled From SB Olive Co

Sheriff deputies arrested 39-year-old Cathy Latou who, reportedly admitted to embezzling over $360,000 from the Santa Barbara Olive Company. The owners of the company contacted the sheriff’s department on Monday, after Latou reportedly confessed to the theft. After a further investigation, sheriff officials discovered Latou may have taken an additional $90,000. Investigators believe the majority […]

12 Mar

Croatia: Olive harvest enough for 51,000 hectolitres of olive oil

According to estimates of Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development they are expecting a harvest of 38,000 tons of olives or 51,000 hectolitres of olive oil in Croatia. The best harvest is expected in Dubrovnik-Neretva county and the worst in Sibenik-Knin and Zadar counties, especially on the islands where the expected harvest is up […]

12 Mar

Slippery problem for New Zealand olive grower

Olive oil producers are concerned that one of the gold medal winning oils in last year’s Olives New Zealand Awards is produced by one of the judges. Marlborough olive grower Mark Heard says there is a lot to be gained by winning an award as it makes a product more attractive to stockists. He has […]

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