Australian Harvest, Olive & Oil Production, Import, Export Figures

If you are looking to start a grove, purchase an existing grove or you are wanting to assess olive industry statistics and figures, you might find this information helpful.   Introduction The renaissance of the Australian olive industry is entering its second decade. During the last 10 years, the Australian industry has grown solidly from…

Why Extra Virgin Olive Oil is fundamental to maintaining good health?

Dr Mary Flynn who is a nutritionist who works for the Miriam Hospital in USA. She starting teaching at Brown in 1998.  Her main research interest is how food is related to the development and treatment of chronic diseases.  The findings are compelling.. this video is of a presentation made in conjunction with Nutrition Australia…

Olive Tree Plant Pathology & Bio-security

If you have a strange happening in your grove and it is a task for Plant Pathology, please contact directly; Len Tesoriero is a plant pathologist who researches diseases of horticultural crops. He has a strong interest in protecting Australian horticulture’s biosecurity through accurate diagnostic support and surveillance for exotic disease threats. CONTACT DETAILS: Dr…

Is there a new process that would create the perfect olive oil?

From a single olive which encases the oil in its perfect state, untouched and hanging in the balance! The late Dr Mugelli, renowned for his work internationally as an olive oil expert,  Amanda Bailey from The Olive Centre was given the opportunity to inspect Mugelli’s pilot plant at Torre Bianca during the harvest season in…