Apr. 11, 2022
Producers attribute their optimism to good weather, plenty of workers and more olive trees coming into production.
Aug. 18, 2021
Australian producers expect to produce up to 21,000 tons of olive oil. Boundary Bend, the country’s largest producer, is leading the charge.
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.
Jan. 13, 2020
Australia's olive growers have mostly been spared from the wildfires that have been ravaging the country. Persistent drought, however, continues to cause concern.
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.
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.
Feb. 19, 2012
It seemed like a segment from last summer that also starred the globetrotting Paul Miller and a healthy dose of sensationalist reporting. But there was one very surprising difference.
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. 31, 2011
Miller leads a new alliance that aims to connect producers and consumers with an olive oil quality indexing system and restoring the "good brand" of extra virgin.
Sep. 30, 2011
In a memorandum sent to Standards Australia, Codex and Australia's agriculture and foreign affairs ministries, the IOC laid out what it sees as a troubling development.
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.
May. 9, 2010
We asked Paul Miller, President of the Australian Olive Association, about his country's emerging status as producer of high quality olive oils.