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.
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.
Nov. 15, 2011
The president of South Africa's olive oil producers' association said the country's government has formed a committee to consider adopting Australia's standard.
Oct. 11, 2011
The IOC invited producers to help it better understand olive oils that fell outside of its standards. The limited response was discussed last week in Madrid.
Jul. 20, 2011
Australian Olive Association President Paul Miller said “the standard puts consumers in a much stronger position when it comes to making informed choices.”
Apr. 14, 2011
Even with heavy rains, cooler temperatures are likely to improve the fatty acid profiles and intensity of most organoleptic attributes, according to Leandro Ravetti of Modern Olives.
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.
Feb. 14, 2011
“Some of their trees literally floated away from their grove,” said AOA Queensland director Amanda Bailey after historic floods, and a cyclone, caused damage estimated to reach $3.5bn.
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.