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.
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.
Jan. 24, 2012
Woolworths has agreed stock the failed company's olive oil as part of its "Macro Wholefoods Market" range.
Nov. 23, 2011
The Perth company, led by Mark Kailis of Western Australia’s dynastic Kailis family, failed to raise enough working capital to maintain operations after suffering major losses this year.
Jul. 24, 2011
As Australian olive oil celebrated new voluntary standards making it more difficult for European exporters to do business there, its sibling isn't along for the ride.
Feb. 25, 2011
The Australian olive oil expert said that in criticizing the proposed standards the IOC failed to provide data to support its rationales such as how certain limits were set.
Feb. 18, 2011
The International Olive Council issued a statement calling for the reconsideration of the proposed olive oil standards for Australia and New Zealand.
Jan. 31, 2011
“We’ve had record frosts, record dry and record heat and now record flooding. Clearly there are going to be adverse affects. It’s not looking good.” Paul Miller, AOA
Jan. 18, 2011
The drafting leader of Australia and New Zealand's proposed standards says no international standards in place accommodate the natural variation of olive oils from the region.