Mar. 22, 2013
New World producers have again failed in a bid to raise the limit for campesterol in olive oil, which they say acts as a trade barrier.
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.
Jan. 4, 2011
A draft of new olive oil standards for Australia and New Zealand reveals strict labeling guidelines, while leaving a key international EVOO benchmark unchanged.
Dec. 31, 2010
Australian olive oil pioneer Boundary Bend is hell-bent on higher yields, efficient processes, and making great extra virgin olive oil at a competitive price.
Dec. 7, 2010
The Lara, Victoria lab and advisory announced it has successfully maintained its accreditation with important certification programs.