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Olive Oil Producers in Spain Call for Self-Regulation
Producers want to work with the entire sector to regulate the supply of olive oil on the market in order to minimize price fluctuations.
Olive Growers Hungry for Oil Know-How
Olive producers from across Australia are finding a common meeting point through a Farming Together backed project.
Proper Application of Fertilizers May Lead to More Consistent Olive Harvests
A study finds that periodic fertilization with nitrogen, phosphate and potassium decreases the alternate bearing pattern of olive trees.
Farmers Protest Eradication Plan in Spain
The fifth outbreak of Xylella fastidiosa in six months has led the Spanish government to take drastic measures as it tries to prevent the spread of the plant pathogen.
Smart System Identifies Olive Fly’s Flutter
A new technology would allow olive producers to identify when the olive fruit fly is present in their groves and react accordingly.
Table Olive Production Continues Rise
World production and consumption of table olives have risen sharply, according to figures from the International Olive Council.
How Microorganisms Affect the Sensorial Qualities of Olive Oil
Yeasts are among the microorganisms present in olive oil and, depending on their enzymatic activities, they can either improve or damage the oil quality.
Olive Oil Production and Consumption Down
The latest data from the International Olive Council for the 2016-17 harvest reveal a decline in olive oil consumption, particularly in Europe, but the outlook for the 2017-18 season is better.
Scrutiny Reveals Flaws in System
Horticulture Innovation, Meat and Livestock Australia, Australian Wool Innovation, Grains Research Development Corporation and Cotton Research Development Corporation collected $522 million revenue in 2016-17.
California Olive Ranch Gets $35M Investment
COR said it had received the largest investment ever for an American producer that will be used for research, expansion, and the implementation of environmental initiatives.
Tunisia Sees Opportunity in Organic Production
Ninety-five percent of Tunisia’s olive groves are tended using traditional practices without the use of any pesticides.
Strategic Alliance Between AuMake and Australian Made to Promote More Aussie Products to China
The Australian Made Campaign has formed a strategic alliance with AuMake to promote locally made and grown products to daigou and Chinese tourists.
Making Olive Oil in Sun-Drenched Hot Spot
The islands are practically waterless — reservoirs, a few wells, and some desalination facilities cover the demand. The terrain is harsh and arid, but the locals there manage to grow vegetables, citrus trees, vineyards, and olive trees.
New SF Express Verification Service Tackles China’s Widespread Counterfeiting
Chinese logistics service provider SF Express has launched its 'SF Certified International Shipping' verification service that verifies packages are being handled by SF Express, from their origin overseas directly to China.
Amazon Is Here
Today, Australian retail changes forever. Here’s what’s happening, what it means for you, and what it might mean for thousands of independent producers and makers.
Demand for California Olive Oil Continues to Rise
The Golden State is on track to produce a record amount of olive oil this year and growers in the business say they should have no problem clearing their inventory, as Americans’ appetite for California olive oil continues to outstrip supply.
China E-Commerce : Resistance is Futile
Earlier this month the PRC National People’s Congress circulated their second discussion draft of their E-commerce Law with some concerning plans further limiting foreign owned brands options for selling online in China.
Australian and New Zealand Olive Oil Tasters Included on International Register
International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Savantes welcomes four new Associate Savantes following the Savantes Programme and Review in Melbourne, Australia.
Forget Amazon, Here are Four Chinese E-commerce Businesses with their Eyes on Australia
It’s been a big year for global players eyeing off Australian’s retail sector, but if you think Amazon is the only giant force changing the local market, you’re not looking hard enough.
Insect Can Be Effective Predator of Meadow Spittlebug Vector of Xylella
An entomologist found evidence that North American insect can be used to limit the presence of Meadows Spittlebugs vectors of the Xylella fastidiosa CoDiRO strain on olive trees.
The EU Olive and Olive Oil Sector ~ Features, Challenges and Prospects
Agricultural innovation, price volatility and marketing standards are some of the main challenges facing the the European olive oil sector, according to a report released by the European Union Parliament's Research Service (EPRS).
Extra Virgin Olive Oil ~ Australians Love It, but Do We Have Any Taste?
Australians love their olive oil — we went through 40,000 tonnes of the green, yellowy liquid last year. It is a staple in kitchens around the country, but do we really know what quality olive oil tastes like?
World Production of Olive Oil Expected to Reach 2.9M tons in 2017-18 Reports GEA
The world production of olive oil is expected to reach 2.9M tons in the 2017-18 season, an increase of 8.2% from the previous season, according to a report published by the GEA Center of Excellence of Olive Oil.
What Does the Future Hold for Pitted Olive Oils?
With more producers taking advantage of advances in milling technology, are pitted oils set to become a more common sight on store shelves or are they destined to remain a niche product?
Australian Digital Wholesale Platform Moves into Asian Market
Australian digital fruit and vegetable wholesale market HiveXchange recently ventured into the Asian market.
Olive Oil Market Forecast, Trend Analysis & Competition Tracking: Global Review 2017-22
According to Fact.MR, the global market for olive oil is expected to grow at moderate pace, procuring revenues worth just over US$11Bn (AU$13.75Bn) towards the end of forecast period, 2017-22.
XF-ACTORS
XF-ACTORS is the first research project in Europe entirely devoted to research on the bacterium Xylella fastidiosa.
Oleum Project Seeks Better Solutions to Protect Olive Oil Authenticity
OLEUM is a major project that is part of the EU framework program Horizon 2020, conceived with the goal to assure and increase the level of authenticity and quality of olive oil at a global scale.
Olive Tree is Second Non-Ash Species Found Vulnerable to Emerald Ash Borer
Researchers at Wight State University have found that the invasive Emerald Ash Borer poses a threat to olive trees.
World’s Healthiest Olive Oil? The Jury’s Still Out
Boundary Bend claimed in a press release that its California blend was declared the "world's healthiest olive oil" at a competition in Spain. Scientists caution, however, that such a distinction is premature and, at worst, misguided.
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