Aug. 18, 2021
Australian producers expect to produce up to 21,000 tons of olive oil. Boundary Bend, the country’s largest producer, is leading the charge.
Jun. 2, 2021
Australian producers took home a record-high 13 Gold Awards, while producers from New Zealand earned a perfect success rate.
Apr. 29, 2021
Growers and producers hopeful of a bumper harvest after last year’s “oil drought” are scrambling to find solutions for dire labor shortages due to Covid-19 travel restrictions.
Apr. 20, 2021
The International Olive Council predicts that Australians will consume 51,000 tons of olive oil in the 2020/21 fiscal campaign ahead of what could be a record harvest for producers.
May. 20, 2020
Australian producers took home five Gold and six Silver Awards at the 2020 edition of the world's most prestigious olive oil quality contest.
Jan. 13, 2020
Australia's olive growers have mostly been spared from the wildfires that have been ravaging the country. Persistent drought, however, continues to cause concern.
Nov. 4, 2019
In Australia, numerous trade barriers have been listed since the launch of a register that aims to identify challenges exporters face.
Sep. 4, 2019
The chairwoman of the Australian Garlic Association pleaded guilty to ten charges after putting the agricultural sector at “great risk.”
Sep. 2, 2019
An independent report commissioned by the Australian government recommended that olive oil's health star rating should not be improved due to its saturated fat content. Opponents said the report misses the bigger health picture.
Sep. 7, 2018
While the overall sector is likely to remain largely unaffected, small growers on the eastern seaboard may bear the brunt of the drought.
Jul. 5, 2018
Olive oil production is at a record high in New Zealand with the potential to double in the coming years.
Jun. 10, 2014
Chris Corrigan is believed to be fronting about half of the $10 million to launch Boundary Bend products and research efforts in the States.
Dec. 9, 2013
The Australian Olive Association has launched a "buy Aussie" campaign, which one group calls misleading.
Jun. 4, 2013
MOI International sold a product labeled '100% Olive Oil' with small print on the package indicating it was mostly canola.
Nov. 5, 2012
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.
Oct. 17, 2012
The investors paid AUD$15 million for the company started in 2001 by Mark Kailis, son of the Red Rooster fast food chain founder.