04 Apr

Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soap presents Fair Trade Organic Olive Oil from the Holy Land

Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps is pleased to announce that our program to use Fair Trade and organic sources for all major ingredients has reached a major milestone with the shipment in February of the first order of more than 80 metric tons of Fair Trade and certified organic olive oil from Palestine and Israel. The […]

02 Apr

Winning olive oil at Horeca comes from long family tradition

By Matt Nash, BEIRUT: Youssef Fares came out on top in an olive-oil competition this weekend at Beirut’s 14th annual Horeca hospitality and foodservice trade show. For the second year in a row, the event staged a taste test pitting small- to medium-sized extra virgin olive oil producers, and Fares’ “Zejd” took first place in […]

01 Apr

Peace Olive Oil available in USA

While we have already talked about the Peace Oil developed by Charities Advisory Trust in London (here) and Olives for Peace, currently being developed by Crossroads in Israel (there), we haven’t mention the US version of Peace Oil. Created by Olive Branch Enterprises in Seattle, Washington, this extra virgin olive oil is the first of these three […]

20 Mar

New joint Israeli-Palestinian olive oil brand launched

After Peace Olive Oil, new brand of olive oil, Olives of Peace, produced by Palestinian and Israeli peace promoters to be marketed in Japan. Israeli and Palestinian olive oil manufacturers have launched a new brand – Olives of Peace. It is a new product manufactured jointly by peace advocates from both sides of the divide. […]

01 Mar

Rajasthan, Israel join hands for olive cultivation

By IANS, Rajasthan is getting ready to grow olives. The state government has joined hands with an Israel-based company to cultivate olive and dates in the desert state. ‘We have tied up with an Israel-based company by forming Rajasthan Olive Cultivation Ltd (ROCL) for growing olives and dates in 40,000 hectares of land the state,’ […]