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Five reasons extra virgin olive oil is incredibly healthy

Here are five of the most important compounds that make extra virgin olive oil a veritable cocktail of health. 5 Reasons Extra Virgin Olive Oil is Incredibly Healthy  
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Traceability system demand rises

Food supply chain data and software specialist Authenticate Information Systems has mapped its 75,000th product and is now working with more than 4,000 food businesses in 69 countries.
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Olive oil tasting workshops

Do you want to improve your tasting ability? Ever wondered how to describe different food flavours? Want to pick a good olive oil from a bad one? Two workshops being held in August will use a range of EVOOs, including the latest 2016 harvest, to help you appreciate different flavours
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2016 Olives New Zealand Conference

The 2016 Olives New Zealand Conference will be held in Wellington on Saturday, 15 October. This will be preceded by an Assessment Seminar on EVOO and Tables Olives on the Friday, and a Field Day at Wairarapa on the Sunday, making for an information-packed three days of industry learni
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337,500 olive saplings to be planted in Potohar region

Barani Agriculture Research Institute (BARI) Director Dr Muhammad Tariq has said that the set target to plant 337,500 olive saplings this year in Potohar region will be achieved. Talking to newsmen on Sunday, he said that around 48,600 olive saplings were planted last year.
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An olive offering from a Malaysian plant-based skincare brand

In 2009 when Law Hong Mei’s son was just six months old he developed very serious eczema. “Doctors told me it’s hereditary and children will either get eczema, sinus or asthma. My son has all three! At the same time my four-year-old daughter then also had eczema,” says Law, founder of
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Products in ‘eco-look’ packaging seen as better quality

Shoppers believe foods are better quality when the packaging looks eco-friendly, and could be willing to spend more as a result, researchers say.
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AOA seeks industry input to TPP

  The Trans-Pacific partnership (TTP) is a trade agreement among twelve Pacific Rim countries signed on 4 February 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand, after seven years of negotiations. The AOA requested that the Minister for Trade and Investment establish an Olive Oil Working Group,
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S.A. Advanced Food Manufacturing grants – EOI now open

PIRSA has launched Round 3 of the Advanced Food Manufacturing grants program and Expressions of Interest are now open to South Australian producers, closing on 29 July. The program supports the development of innovative or novel food and beverage products or manufacturing processes th
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