New Zealand Olive Oil Producers Set for Record Year
Olive oil production is at a record high in New Zealand with the potential to double in the coming years.
New Zealand Yields Down Due to Severe Weather
"We are late to begin (harvesting) by two weeks and I would say the crop is down in volume by at least a third possibly half in some groves." Anne Stanimiroff co-owner of the Rangihoua Olive Estate told Olive Oil Times.
A project aimed at increasing olive oil yields in New Zealand from the growth stage is progressing as planned, with organizers hoping to see an increased market share of Kiwi olive oil as a result of their efforts.
Olive Oil, Rice Center Stage at Third Southern Hemisphere Championship
Producers and enthusiasts from Australia, New Zealand and South Africa will compete in a competition recognizing award-winning olive oils and innovative dishes.