Australia / page 3

Mar. 22, 2013

New World Fails in Push to Raise Campesterol Limit for Olive Oil

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.

Dec. 7, 2012

Pop-up Olive Grove in Sydney

Australian Masterchef contestant Justine Schofield took to the stove to cook up a Spanish style feast for the people of Sydney.

Nov. 7, 2012

Australia Awards Best Extra Virgins for 2012

With its high altitude, cool climate and selected olive varieties, Abilene Grove Blend was rated this year's best Australian EVOO.

Jan. 24, 2012

Woolworths Agrees to Offer Kailis Organic Olive Oil Under Private Label

Woolworths has agreed stock the failed company's olive oil as part of its "Macro Wholefoods Market" range.

Nov. 23, 2011

Administrators Take Control of Failed Olive Oil Producer Kailis Organic

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

Industry Group Pushes to Adopt Australian Olive Oil Standard in South Africa

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

International Olive Council Studying Oils Beyond the Limits of its Standard

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

Australia Adopts New Voluntary Standards for Olive Oil

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

Heavy Rains and High Hopes for Australian Olive Oil This Season

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

Olive Council Calls Proposed Aussie Standards "Barriers to Trade"

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

Queensland Growers Hardest Hit After Historic Floods, Cyclone

“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

Northeast Australia Still Reeling from Historic Floods

“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

Leandro Ravetti on Australia's Proposed Olive Oil Standards

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. 13, 2011

Queensland Flood Destroys Bumper Harvest

Australia Olive Association regional director Amanda Bailey is trapped by flood waters on her hill-top property unable to assess so far the heavy losses sustained by area farms.

Jan. 4, 2011

Australia, New Zealand Draft New Olive Oil Standards

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

Boundary Bend, Australia’s Innovative Olive Oil Leader

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. 29, 2010

Richard Gawel on a Tear

The noted expert and irreverent olive oil guy from Adelaide is known to lash out at bad olive oil, human rights affronts and whatever else annoys him.

Dec. 7, 2010

Australia's Modern Olives Helps Growers Find the Best Time to Harvest

The Lara, Victoria lab and advisory announced it has successfully maintained its accreditation with important certification programs.

More

Advertisement