15 Feb

Triumphant arrival for new Australian Olive Oil

‘ollo’ award-winning Australian extra virgin olive oils arrive on shelves in UK Two new award-winning Australian Extra Virgin Olive Oils, from the family which built one of the Southern Hemisphere’s largest horticultural companies, have arrived at Sainsbury Supermarkets just as they scoop yet another accolade from industry giants. ollo Fresh & Fruity was last week […]

12 Feb

Ollo Extra Virgin Olive Oil Wins At International Olive Oil Competition

Australian EVOO Selected for Best Chemical Composition at Inaugural ARMONIA Event The premiere International Olive Oil Competition, ARMONIA, is a result of collaboration between Instituto Sperimentale per l’Olivicoltura (Olive Research Institute), ALMA—the International School of Italian Cooking and the Italian Academy of Cooking to promote the knowledge and appreciation of healthful and nutritional properties of […]

07 Feb

Australia: MIS ruling could squeeze olive growers

By Nassim Khadem Photo: Andrew Taylor ROB McGavin, the chief executive of Australia’s largest olive oil producer, Boundary Bend, says his is just one of many rural companies that could fold if managed investment schemes in agribusiness are scrapped. He was in Canberra yesterday fighting to save his business, and shocked at the Federal Government […]

05 Feb

Finding the good oil

By Philip Johnson, JUST as the quality of olives can vary from year to year, so too can the quality of olive oil. I’ve recently sampled quite a few olive oils from around the country which I found quite fascinating, firstly due to the sheer volume of oil now being produced in Australia, but also […]

04 Feb

Aesop announces that it is launching its first olive oil product

By Sydia Littza Amirul Ihsan, One afternoon, Australian beauty brand Aesop decides to launch its olive oil — good for such culinary uses as marinating or dipping of breads. While many may ask ’Why?’ Its reply is, ’Why not?’. BEAUTY is never ever skin-deep. The recipe to beautiful skin goes beyond washing, toning and moisturising. […]