06 Jun

Olive oil turns golden as farmers’ profits soar

California farmers are pushing olive oil as though it’s the new thing, hoping to profit from denser planting methods and a growing U.S. appetite for the heart-healthy cooking ingredient.

“Every time you turn around, somebody new wants to sell you olive oil,” said Darrell Corti, an olive oil authority and president of Corti Brothers grocery in Sacramento.

“You’d love to have all the brands on your shelves,” he said. “When there were five or six producers, it was easy. Now that there are 105 or 106 producers, it’s a lot more difficult.”

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06 Jun

L’huile d’olive marocaine dans la cour des grands

Par Ichrak Moubsit,

Pour y goûter, il faudra faire très vite car il n’en existe que 800 litres… dans le monde. Il s’agit d’une huile d’olive rarissime dont les caractéristiques allèchent les plus exigeants des clients.

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06 Jun

Olive growers hope to strike oil

Producers increase efforts in bid to create domestic demand

By Jim Downing

California farmers are pushing olive oil as though its the new thing, hoping to profit from denser planting methods and a growing U.S. appetite for the heart-healthy cooking aid.

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05 Jun

Canada Allergy Alert Sicilian Olives

UNDECLARED ALMONDS IN SICILIAN OLIVES STUFFED WITH GARLIC CLOVES

Thrifty Foods, Parksville, is warning customers not to consume Sicilian Olives Stuffed with Garlic Cloves because they were mislabeled and contain olives stuffed with almonds which are not declared on the label.

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03 Jun

Hard year for olives

By Tessa Dornan

COOL seasonal conditions in the South West have impacted on the olive industry with growers predicting a late harvest, smaller fruit and a reduced yield.

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