Australian laboratory loses international accreditation for sensory testing

Australian olive oil growers must look further afield for official Extra Virgin certification if they require it this year. The only tasting panel in Australasia trained in International Olive Council (IOC) procedures which has been used to certify olive oils as extra virgin has not been recognised by the international body in 2019. The NSW…

Olive Oil In Distribution: Have your say

If a product is deemed Extra Virgin Olive Oil and has been tested prior to distribution with no faults whatsoever and then the product is put into the hands of the distributor (or retailer).  Do you think the responsibility lies with the producer or the distributor/retailer if any mishandling has resulted in the demise of quality of that product? Why? Have your…