Each and every grower in the industry has different results in their grove. Why, when olive trees are so hardy? And why are some making a decent profit, while others are struggling to meet costs?
Month: December 2016
How Extra Virgin Olive Oil may preserve your Brain Power
The study involved nearly 450 older adults divided into three groups. One group ate a Mediterranean diet plus a liter of extra virgin olive oil per week. A second supplemented the Mediterranean diet with 30 grams of nuts per day, including walnuts, hazelnuts and almonds. The remaining participants followed a low-fat diet.
Why Extra Virgin Olive Oil should be added to your Dog’s Diet
Whether canine or human, if there are some unwanted pounds that need shedding, olive oil will help grease the weight-loss engine. The monounsaturated fats in olive oil actually encourage pound-melting by breaking down the fat inside fat cells, to get rid of belly fat and reduce insulin sensitivity.
What is causing ‘Wet limbs’ on olive trees?
Hi Amanda, We were wondering if you can tell us from the attached images if the markings on the limbs of these Barnea olive trees are a problem ??
Help, I have Black marks on the trunks on my olive trees, what do I do?
Please help, we are based in the Hunter Valley and it appears that where moisture runs through the tree is where the problem is (see pictures). It doesn’t look like sooty mould but we had scale and olive lace bug issues. The trees are in urgent need of care. What is the black on the trunks and what do I do? P NSW
What is The Olive Centre App?
The Olive Centre has released the first App for smartphones designed at helping Olive Growers, Olive & Olive Oil Processors & Contractors in Australia, New Zealand and the International olive growing community.
Why won’t Chefs buy my olive oil? Take a look inside the Foodservice Hospitality World
Some of our Producers see the Food Industry as a way into this world as easy as sending 2 bottles of their finest olive oil to Rockpool and never hearing from them! You call and cannot get through and wonder what you did wrong? And even wonder if the food service is even receptive!
From baking, marinating and frying why Extra Virgin Olive Oil is a healthy and practical choice?
When we hear about ‘extra virgin olive oil’ we mostly associate it with healthy salads or light cooking. But it’s really so much more that in which you can do with this miracle-working/versatile ingredient.
See infographic of how olives is processed into oil and all the grades of olive oil and what they mean
Water Calculation in Olives by Marcelo Berlanda
At the Australian Olive Conference, Geelong during October 2016, Marcelo Berlanda delivered a talk about Calculating Water for Olive Tree usage. His talk was cut short due to time constraints and this is the completion of that presentation.
Olive Oil Skincare a success in the Asian Market
Find out how one Grower entered into the Asian market with their Australian Olive Oil Skin Care Range.
Country of Origin Labelling Legislation Update
On 1 July 2016, the Australian Government introduced changes to country of origin labelling for food to provide clearer and more meaningful information to the Australian community about where their food comes from.