28 Aug

Comvita to issue shares for olive buy

Comvita plans to issue a $8-$12 million share placement to cover the $23 million purchase of Olive Products Australia Pty, a grower and manufacturer of complementary medical products. Olive Products, based near Brisbane, has developed a system to extract active compounds from olive tree leaves for use in therapeutic products. The business includes a 500,000 […]

27 Aug

Corning’s Olive Festival draws large crowd

By Stevie Ipsen, CORNING – Though the town of Corning is not a large one, the streets of the Olive City seemed as deserted as a ghost town as people entered the city on Saturday – that is until they drove toward Woodson City Park, where not a parking spot could be found for blocks. […]

23 Aug

What to look for in olive oil

Olive oil is different from other cooking oils in many ways. The most important differences to consumers and cooks are its heart-healthy properties and its taste. Unlike vegetable oils, it has one. It can be evaluated like wine, especially extra-virgin olive oil that comes from the first pressing of olives grown in one grove or […]

23 Aug

Puget déploie tous les codes provençaux pour ses 150 ans

Fin juin, hamacs, transats et parasols attendaient le passant à la Villette à Paris pour une incitation à la sieste. Organisateur de cette manifestation poussant au farniente : Puget. Les plus courageux pouvaient s’adonner à la pétanque. Pour ses 150 ans, la marque d’huile d’olive née à Marseille et qui fait aujourd’hui partie de Lesieur […]

22 Aug

North California: Time to celebrate olives

By Cynthia Culp Allen, If you’re looking for something fun and local to do this weekend, you can’t go wrong with Corning’s 18th annual Olive Festival. It starts Friday evening and ends around 4 p.m. Saturday. You can go to some or all of the events. This weekend promises great weather to enjoy the activities. […]