02 Feb

Producing Table Olives in Australia

Australia has the ideal conditions for growing and processing table olives. In a climate where the majority of table olives eaten by Australians are imported, real opportunities exist for a domestic table olive industry. Attention to quality and safety will ensure that Australian table olive producers are in a position to tackle and make inroads […]

15 Dec

Koroneiki olive oil: Olive Venture is Cooking

A Doubtless Bay couple who knew nothing about growing olives five years ago are now producing olive oil that ranks among the country’s best. Colin and Lynette Wilson won a silver medal at the New Zealand Extra Virgin Olive Oil Awards last year for their Hihi Olive Estate 2005 Koroneiki olive oil. This year, the […]

14 Dec

NZ Olive Oil Up With the Best in the World

The Olives New Zealand Sensory Panel for Olive Oil Up With the Best in the World The International Olive Council (IOC) has just announced that the Olives New Zealand Sensory Panel has been accredited for 2006 / 2007. “The panel first gained accreditation in December 2005 and to maintain it is a major achievement given […]

13 Dec

From the South of Australia, a Bottle of Liquid Gold

Yellingbo, a nature reserve in southern Australia, is adjacent to olive groves that Howard Meltzer planted more than 10 years ago. Mr. Meltzer and his son, Jeremy, are now selling Yellingbo Gold oils from the 2006 harvest that will hold their own when drizzled on fish or vegetables. The unfiltered black label Limited Release version […]

12 Dec

New Australian Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil Embraced by U.S. Market for Exceptional Taste and Nutritional Value

Redisland(TM) Australia Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil Tastes Fresher and Is Rich in Antioxidants and Nutrients as a Result of Australian Harvesting Techniques and Unique Packaging Concepts – MIDDLETOWN, R.I., Nov. 28 /PRNewswire/ — A new Australian premium extra virgin olive oil by the brand name redisland(TM) Australia is being introduced to U.S. consumers nationwide […]