Australia and New Zealand

McGavin Vents to Morning Herald

Cobram Estate's Rob McGavin shared his frustrations over the difficulties in expanding to markets he said sorely need his award-winning olive oils.

Australian Tycoon Backs Boundary Bend’s Expansion to U.S.

Chris Corrigan is believed to be fronting about half of the $10 million to launch Boundary Bend products and research efforts in the States.
Special Report

Gold Medal Massage

While olive oil is not yet commonly used in the massage and spa industry, there is a growing trend towards this health-giving alternative.

Importers Accuse Australian Group of Making False Claims

The Australian Olive Association has launched a "buy Aussie" campaign, which one group calls misleading.
Olive Oil Times Special

An Olive Harvest Festival in New Zealand

In Martinborough, New Zealand's an olive-themed harvest festival gave guests a tree-to-table experience.

Australian Company Fined for Deceptive Olive Oil Labeling

MOI International sold a product labeled '100% Olive Oil' with small print on the package indicating it was mostly canola.
Special Report

Pop-up Olive Grove in Sydney

Australian Masterchef contestant Justine Schofield took to the stove to cook up a Spanish style feast for the people of Sydney.

Australian Supermarket Adopts Standard, but Only for Private Label

Coles said it will phase out house branded olive oils that do not adhere to the standard by the end of this year. Local producers want more.