The new financial year is now upon us – have you renewed your industry membership? The Australian Olive Association (AOA) is the Prescribed Industry Body (PIB) for the olive industry and as a financial member, you are doing your bit to support and empower the AOA to represent yo
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
The Australian Government is seeking applications from eligible individuals or groups interested in undertaking a tree planting project as part of the 20 Million Trees Program. Applications are invited for projects seeking funding of $20,000–$100,000 (GST exclusive) through the third
Despite a wet start to the season, Boundary Bend Olives has experienced one of its biggest yields this year, producing 13.2 million litres of olive oil. The company has orchards at Boundary Bend, Wemen and Boort and completed its olive harvest last weekend.
The Northern Adelaide Food Park is forging ahead, with $7 million funding available to attract food and beverage processors, manufacturers, packaging and logistics businesses looking to locate at the new food manufacturing industry hub. Both existing businesses and international and i
Licorice and sharks come to mind when I think of Australia. Extra virgin olive oil, not so much – but, as I recently learned, it should. Australian olive oil has taken the international olive oil competition circuit by storm. It’s such good stuff that Larry Olmsted, author of Re
Consumers today are relatively more frugal, according to the latest Consumer Connect survey by retail analytics company IRI. Significant is that between 39-48% said they would pay more for food with additional nutritional benefits such as antioxidants.
Sun protection is important all year round, but it is even more crucial during the summer. It is wise to choose the right sun block for your skin type as well as your age. Read through to the header “Other UV protective foods”: olive oil is first on the list!