Sep. 14, 2021
While many growers reported more rainfall and record harvests, others fared less well and worry about the future.
Jun. 22, 2021
South African producers earned a record-tying nine awards at this year’s NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition, more than twice the number they earned in 2020.
Jun. 15, 2021
While the country’s long-standing drought finally broke, pests, blackouts and Covid-19 restrictions resulted in a harvest of mixed results thus far.
Jun. 18, 2020
Even with ongoing water shortages and the challenge of working during a lockdown, growers anticipate a good harvest.
May. 19, 2020
South African producers earned four awards at the world's premier olive oil quality competition. Producers persevered through drought to make their oils and the coronavirus pandemic to send them to New York.
Apr. 8, 2020
South Africa is in lockdown to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, but with the necessary permits, EVOO producers continue harvesting.
Aug. 20, 2014
Producers and enthusiasts from Australia, New Zealand and South Africa will compete in a competition recognizing award-winning olive oils and innovative dishes.
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.