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.
Aug. 31, 2020
Researchers found that consuming high-polyphenol extra virgin olive oil significantly reduced peripheral and central systolic blood pressure in healthy adults.
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.
Apr. 22, 2020
New resources and legislation can assist Australian growers to address the challenges in managing their workforce during the Covid-19 crisis.
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.
Feb. 21, 2017
With counterfeiting and quality issues a constant problem for Australian food brands, some experts believe that provenance branding is the key to safeguarding quality.
Jan. 24, 2017
With legislation making drone ownership easier and more affordable, many farmers are could find a more effective means of crop monitoring and maintenance.
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.
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.
May. 11, 2012
A decline in olive oil imports into Canada and Australia is “worrying,” the International Olive Council declares in its April newsletter.
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.