Labeling machines and the importance of reliability

The first step to successful labeling is to ensure that the equipment has been specifically matched to your application. The container, including glass bottles, plastic bottles, vials, etc can vary greatly in-wall shapes, heights, widths. Looking at the scope of variance in your packaging will need to be evaluated by someone experienced in this area…

Improved Pruning efficiency with Electric Powered Secateurs

The Ultimate Pruning Companion for Horticulture The world of pruning has changed since the innovation of ‘the world’s first electric pruning shear”… the ELECTROCOUP was pioneered in 1984 by INFACO in France. INFACO stands for ‘IN’novation, ‘FA’brication & ‘CO’mmercialisation. Since this time INFACO have released their 8th GENERATION ELECTROCOUP to the Australian market for commercial…

OLIO NUOVO DAYS – Southern Hemisphere 30 July 2020

YOUR EVOO in Paris and Abu DHABI As the first international event to highlight fresh EVOO, OLIO NUOVO DAYS offers a unique opportunity for olive oil producers from the southern hemisphere to be recognised for their work in Paris, France, the home of culinary excellence. This year we have a partnership with SHAWATI magazine, the…

The Olive Centre sets up new Melbourne Warehouse

Due to the high demands on stock levels during COVID19 and throughout the harvest season, The Olive Centre has expanded its operations and opened a new Melbourne Warehouse at the Airport to stock various items. At the moment we are holding packaging supplies & processing aids.

An Olive Oil Massage May Help Reduce The Effects of Restless Leg Syndrome

11/11/19:  The symptoms of restless legs syndrome (RLS) are associated with a reduction in quality of life and mental health.  There are no known cures for RLS and treatments with lifestyle changes and medications including opiates, anticonvulsants, dopamine antagonists and others.  A new study has found a novel use for olive oil in an alternative…

Olive Pomace Extract Improves Growth in Meat-Chickens

11/11/19:  Agricultural eco-innovation is based on circular economy and cradle to cradle concepts. This innovative concept aims at “zero waste” economy or a sustainable production where new products and applications are created from by-products of agricultural wastes, namely olive pomace. Extra Virgin Olive Oil is well known for its high antioxidant capacity, however, some phenols…

Pruning & Plant Growth Regulators To Increasing Fruit Yield

08/11/19:  Pruning techniques and timing are always a misunderstood practice throughout the olive growing community.  This study is interesting because it delves into simulated mechanical pruning and also introduces the potential use of plant growth regulators. Pruning is a necessary grove management practice to assist in maintaining appropriate canopy size and promote higher levels of…

Turning to Olives for Anthocyanin’s Which May Prevent Oxidative Stress

06/11/19:   With the incidence of diseases becoming more and more abundant, there is a need for consumers to look for foods that are healthier choice options in the daily diet. Have you ever thought about olives as a means of getting your daily hit of antioxidants which in turn helps to prevent daily oxidative stress?…