Archive for the 'Olive Tree' Category

14 Apr

Herbal Spotlight: Olive Leaf Extract

By Nadia Brandon, Olive leaf extract has been widely used, is considered safe, and is well researched.  However, as with all herbal medicines, caution should still be exercised when using any herb as part of a treatment or nutritional plan. The following information should not substitute for medical advice or conventional medical treatments.  Before taking […]

09 Apr

Pakistan: Italians keen to invest in olive oil production

Italian investors are keen to invest in olive oil production in Pakistan, said Italian Ambassador Vincenzo Prati while addressing the National Conference on “Olive oil Production in Pakistan: result and way forward” at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) on Wednesday. He said there was a dire need to establish interaction between […]

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 […]