Jun. 15, 2022
Producers from Australia earned their third-highest number of awards at this year's World Competition.
Jun. 6, 2022
Producers from New Zealand celebrated their success at the NYIOOC World Competition, earning their second-highest tally of awards.
Apr. 11, 2022
Producers attribute their optimism to good weather, plenty of workers and more olive trees coming into production.
Mar. 31, 2022
New techniques, better pruning and benevolent weather are fueling big expectations for the upcoming olive harvest.
Mar. 2, 2022
On New Zealand's North Island, Stephen Davies Howard has taken advantage of the Mediterranean climate to produce award-winning olive oils.
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.
May. 19, 2020
New Zealand producers earned a record-setting seven awards from eight entries at the 2020 edition of the world's most prestigious olive oil quality contest.
Apr. 22, 2020
New resources and legislation can assist Australian growers to address the challenges in managing their workforce during the Covid-19 crisis.
Mar. 31, 2020
While much of the world grinds to a halt in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, olive growers in Australia are getting ready to harvest.
Jan. 19, 2017
Wet conditions in 2016 led to smaller than average olive crops for Western Australian farmers. With the next three months a critical period, many are hoping for better outcomes, but remain at risk due to lack of insurance.
Jan. 16, 2017
A more affordable and time-saving method for culling wild olive trees in Australia has been found in basal bark spraying.
Jan. 3, 2017
Despite delays, British Biotech Company Oxitec is still confident that their genetically modified strain of olive flies will reach further trial stages, but there's a long way to go before growers can access these insects to their advantage.
Dec. 19, 2016
The Olive Lace Bug has impacted Western Australia and is threatening to spread further into the country.
Dec. 13, 2016
Several major Australian supermarkets including the popular chain Aldi, have come under fire after it was found that they were padding their oregano products with olive leaves.
Jun. 8, 2016
Rob McGavin has led Boundary Bend to win over increasingly educated Australian consumers. With his company's expansion to the world's largest market, the odds of finding award-winning Cobram Estate olive oils at a store near you are getting better every day.
Dec. 15, 2015
After 14 years as the AOA leader, Miller moves on to expand his work internationally.