Articles about Australia
‘Food Is Medicine’ Seminar Highlights Health Benefits of Olive Oil
The free event is aimed at healthcare professionals and features presentations on the positive effects of consuming extra virgin olive oil.
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.
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 Industry Megatrends
Simon Field looks at some global trends to consider when planning to sustain and grow olive oil enterprises.
Australia and New Zealand Shine at International Olive Oil Competition
Australia and New Zealand punched above their weight at the 2013 New York International Olive Oil Competition last week.
New World Fails in Push to Raise Campesterol Limit for Olive Oil
New World producers have again failed in a bid to raise the limit for campesterol in olive oil, which they say acts as a trade barrier.
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.
Australia Awards Best Extra Virgins for 2012
With its high altitude, cool climate and selected olive varieties, Abilene Grove Blend was rated this year's best Australian EVOO.
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.
Chinese Investors Purchase Australia’s Kailis Organic Olive Oil
The investors paid AUD$15 million for the company started in 2001 by Mark Kailis, son of the Red Rooster fast food chain founder.
Extra Virgin Vigilance in Australia
Australia’s consumer watchdog has fined a local olive oil producer for alleged mislabelling and promises more action on fake extra virgin olive oils.
Council Calls Canada, Australia Olive Oil Import Trends ‘Worrying’
A decline in olive oil imports into Canada and Australia is “worrying,” the International Olive Council declares in its April newsletter.