Things had been looking pretty good for Queensland olivegrowers prior to Christmas 2009. Flooding across northern Australia mainly occurred towards the south east corner and south western areas of the state, thankfully missing the bulk of Queensland's olive groves west of the great di
The benefits provided by olives just keep on increasing. Research has revealed that olive extracts derived from the wastewater of olive oil processing act as natural meat preservatives, due to the high levels of antioxidants present.
Preparations are in full swing for the fourth edition of “Olio Capitale”, the Salon of typical, quality extra virgin olive oils organised by Fiera Trieste, and the 2010 calendar is brimming with anticipation.
The brand new title - A Guide to Australian and New Zealand Olive Oils has just been released by Ryan Publications. The Guide, is the authoritative must-have reference to olive oil producers both large and small across Australia and New Zealand.
Australia’s rapidly expanding olive industry has strengthened its protection against exotic plant pests and diseases with the launch of the new Olive Industry Biosecurity Plan at the Australian Olive Expo in Canberra last week.
The entry deadline for this year’s New Zealand Gourmet Oil Competition is fast approaching. Entries for the competition, which celebrates the success, quality and variety of New Zealand’s gourmet oils, close 5pm Wednesday 28 October 2009.
Olives South Australia Inc will hold its 2009 Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 24th November 2009, in the Board Room at Hurleys Arkaba Hotel, Cnr of Fullarton and Glen Osmond Roads. which will conclude by 9.00pm.