01 Jul

Olives – Helping to Combat Pollution…

We all know that olives and the oil they produce is healthy. But did you know that the humble olive is now helping to combat pollution in industrial sewage water? It’s true, and Water – Air Quality / Agriculture News had this to say yesterday: A study carried out by Dr. German Tenorio Rivas, a […]

01 Jul

Les huiles végétales

Par Christian Bauer, Ingénieur, naturopathe, thérapeute L’une des choses primordiales afin de consommer des huiles de qualité est de les acheter biologiques et de première pression à froid. – De qualité biologique pour éviter d’ingérer des pesticides et des OGM par exemple. – De première pression à froid car une huile chauffée et raffinée (le […]

01 Jul

Pilot plant to treat olive vegetable water

The Environment Ministry will establish a pilot plant by the end of this year to treat the liquid residue of the olive-pressing process, as it pollutes the soil and water resources. The JD500,000 EU-funded plant, to be built either at the Ikeider holding area or the Jordan University of Science and Technology, will start operating […]

25 May

Frost damage evident in NorCal olives

By Bill Krueger, There appears to be a geographical gradient from north to south with the problem being more severe in the north and getting somewhat less toward the south. Generally speaking, olive yields in the Sacramento Valley were lighter last year than the year before. This is in contrast to the San Joaquin Valley, […]

25 May

Big Hunter olive crop predicted

It has been a bumper year for Hunter’s olive industry, which is expected to produce a record crop. The Upper and Lower Hunter now has more than 200,000 olive trees producing table fruit and oil. This year’s harvest will finish next week and vice-president of the Hunter Olive Association, Mike Wilson, says yields are likely […]