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Olives identified for climate change production

The Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC) has released a report looking at projections for climate change across the country over the next 60 years, and their potential to alter the mix of agriculture in many regions.
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Southern European oils dominate Zurich awards

Italy and Spain have dominated at the 9th International Olive Award, held as part of the 9th International Olive Congress – Zurich 2010.
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Kailis Organic Olives prospectus opens to investors

A Prospectus inviting investors to participate in a $30 million capital raising by Kailis Organic Olives Groves to fund the purchase of the Great Southern Olive Assets has been approved by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).
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Developments aplenty at FB**PROPAK

Following its inaugural participation at AUSPACK 09, newly formed engineered solutions provider to the food and beverage industries - FB*PAK, has continued on its strategic growth path with a number of exciting business development initiatives.
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The Good Oil Awards

The Mornington Peninsula Olive Association is delighted to announce the first “Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Table Olive Awards 2010.” These awards will cover all areas of Australia. Entries will close on 16th August 2010.
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Inaugural New Zealand Olive Festival

Plans are very much underway to stage the first ever New Zealand Olive Festival which will be based in Hawke’s Bay. It has been confirmed the event will run on the 18th September at Sileni Estate.
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Medals back belief in cold pressing

When it comes to olive oil processing, cold pressing is the only way to go. That’s the philosophy behind Pitruzzello Estate, a family-owned olive and wine producing company based in Sunbury, Victoria.
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Predictions good for Tassie harvest

Steady rains throughout a mild season have turned the tide for Tasmanian olive growers, who are expecting a good harvest this year.
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BFA rolls out Organic Roadshows

Biological Farmers of Australia’s 2010 Organic Roadshows are now underway, and will be rolling out across Australia until November. The events enable the BFA to take the organic message out to communities nation-wide, providing up-to-date information for the initiated and the simply
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