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Defining Australian oils

A finding by a leading overseas olive oil taster that the majority of oils assessed during the recent Queensland Olive Exposium were faulty has sparked a search for Australian-specific sensory descriptions.
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Laboratory Services receives NATA accreditation

The recently established Modern Olives Laboratory Services has gained international recognition and received accreditation from the National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA).
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Family-owned contracting business reviews latest pruning equipment

The Hristofis family have been olive growers and contractors for many years in South Australia. Developing their service to a professional level has taken years of experience and perseverance.
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Mudgee Olives Association Olive Oil Awards results

Results of the 2007 Mudgee Olives Association Olive Oil Awards held on 24 August have just been released.
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NSW Northern Olive Oil Show 2007 – results

The fourth year of the NSW Northern Olive Oil show saw 34 oils entered from 17 exhibitors across Australia.
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Lubricating olive oil sales in India

The International Olive Oil Council (IOOC) has targeted India’s growing affluent classes in a drive to boost oil sales.
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Olives SA Supports 2 + 5 Fruit and Vegetables Campaign

The Go For 2 + 5 Fruit and Vegetables Campaign is conducting a competition to find the school canteen that produces the healthiest food for its kids, and Olives SA is right there backing it.
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Canada tastes South Australian oils

A recent trade mission to Canada took premium olive oil from six producers in a bid to snare export opportunities in the gourmet sector.
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Will climate change the markets?

Notwithstanding the modernity of Australia’s olive oil production, like all agricultural activities, it is fundamentally ruled by the elements.
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