Jun. 2, 2021
Australian producers took home a record-high 13 Gold Awards, while producers from New Zealand earned a perfect success rate.
May. 19, 2020
New Zealand producers earned a record-setting seven awards from eight entries at the 2020 edition of the world's most prestigious olive oil quality contest.
Sep. 2, 2019
An independent report commissioned by the Australian government recommended that olive oil's health star rating should not be improved due to its saturated fat content. Opponents said the report misses the bigger health picture.
Jul. 5, 2018
Olive oil production is at a record high in New Zealand with the potential to double in the coming years.
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.
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.
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.
Nov. 4, 2010
Winning the award "confirms that our olive oil is consistently world class and gives reassurance to our customers that they are getting a truly premium product.” Graeme Harris