17 Aug

Belgique: les fûts d’olives contenaient 11 tonnes de cannabis

La police de Liège et les services de douanes ont mis la main sur 11 tonnes de cannabis stockées dans des fûts qui contenaient officiellement des olives. Les trafiquants avaient mis au point un système de fûts qui s’inspirent des poupées russes pour dissimuler la drogue. Des conteneurs de plus petites tailles remplis d’olives avaient […]

17 Aug

Belgium: Police find drugs in olive barrels

The police confiscated almost 11,000 kg of cannabis found hidden in the walls of vats containing olives, the Liege police reported on Thursday. The cannabis from Morocco was discovered when the shipment arrived in the port of Antwerp. The police followed the smugglers as they took the vats to warehouses in the Liege region. Police […]

16 Aug

California Olive Oil Council promotes seal

• Says it guarantees extra virgin olive oil authenticity • Antidote to the trade in adulterated olive oil The California Olive Oil Council has launched a promotional campaign for its seal of certification for extra virgin olive oil following publication of a report laying out the problem of adulterated imported olive oil. The report, “Letter […]

15 Aug

few other ways to use olive oil

Hands: to soften your hands, smooth on a generous amount of olive oil before bed, put on white cotton gloves, and sleep with them on. Lips: dab a little olive oil on chapped lips. Makeup remover: dab a little olive oil on a cotton swab or tissue to remove makeup. To get rid of those […]

15 Aug

Loddon Shire in central Victoria is reaping the benefits of a booming olive industry.

A small business which manufactures olive harvesters has moved from Queensland to Boort. The council is helping it find a new location, so it can expand to cater for growth in the olive industry nationwide and overseas. Loddon council chief executive John McLinden says there are extensive plantings in the Boort area and olive oil […]