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All Aust/NZ: Free online learning platform Alison has just launched its Diploma in Innovation Management for Food and Beverage Manufacturing, aimed at those involved in the food industry or wanting to scale their food business. The course looks at: product portfolio, food values and d
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Climate change survey

A national online survey is being conducted by the CSIRO and the Department of the Environment and Energy, asking people with a long-term (>10 year) relationship with a piece of land to share observations about the features that have changed and those that haven’t. You need to be a
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AOA Membership Renewals – have you received yours?

It’s AOA Membership renewal time and EA Lisa Rowntree advises that all membership invoices have now been emailed out, so if you haven’t received yours yet, please let her know – email: [email protected] or ph: (0)8 8573 6545. As a financial member, you are doin
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Enjoying your weekly Friday Olive Extracts?

We hope you’re all enjoying your weekly edition of Friday Olive Extracts (FOE), bringing all the latest industry news and events to your Inbox in an even more timely manner. THE place to share olive industry news and last-minute event reminders, the 2017 weekly format has been another
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Olive Industry Benchmarking program – 2017

Expressions of interest are currently being sought from olive growers to participate in the Australian Olive Industry Benchmarking program.  Funded by Hort Innovation using the olive levy, and delivered by independent consulting group RMCG, benchmarking is a great management tool to t
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‘Oleum’ project seeks better solutions to protect olive oil authenticity

Oleum is a major project that is part of the EU framework program Horizon 2020, conceived with the goal to assure and increase the level of authenticity and quality of olive oil at a global scale.
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Agreement reached on new EU organic food rules

European Union negotiators have reached agreement on new rules aiming to boost organic production and increase consumer confidence in organic food products in the EU.
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Olive Council optimistic following US meetings

Representatives of the International Olive Council (IOC) recently wrapped up a mission to the United States to discuss the future of the country’s olive industry with producers, businesses and administration officials.
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War of the olives? US ready to take on Spain over dumping accusations

The US may be getting ready to whack Spain with an olive branch. The administration of President Donald Trump, who talked tough on trade during the campaign and has continued in that vein throughout the early part of his time in office, is zeroing in on whether the biggest olive produ
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