Sep. 6, 2023
Researchers found Australians could save 28 Australian dollars per week by following the Mediterranean diet.
Jul. 31, 2023
Early frosts, heavy rainfall and anthracnose have resulted in a lower yield for New Zealand producers this year.
Jun. 27, 2023
Unlike with grapes or other fruit, Ross Vintiner harvests olives when the sugar level falls, indicating that oil is accumulating and polyphenol content remains high.
May. 23, 2023
Two Australian organizations are working to prevent olives growing in Melbourne from going to waste by milling combined batches and returning the oil to the community.
Apr. 17, 2023
Industry officials predict a second-consecutive production decline in New Zealand following an excessively wet summer.
Jun. 15, 2022
Producers from Australia earned their third-highest number of awards at this year's World Competition.
Jun. 6, 2022
Producers from New Zealand celebrated their success at the NYIOOC World Competition, earning their second-highest tally of awards.
Apr. 11, 2022
Producers attribute their optimism to good weather, plenty of workers and more olive trees coming into production.
Mar. 31, 2022
New techniques, better pruning and benevolent weather are fueling big expectations for the upcoming olive harvest.
Mar. 2, 2022
On New Zealand's North Island, Stephen Davies Howard has taken advantage of the Mediterranean climate to produce award-winning olive oils.
Dec. 22, 2021
Rob McGavin said the industry needs to work together to succeed long-term, from technology-based solutions to emphasizing extra virgin olive oil’s health benefits.
Dec. 7, 2021
Salvatore Tarascio started growing olives in Australia in 2015, 85 years after his grandfather first cultivated them in Sicily. Now he is one of the country’s top producers.
Sep. 4, 2019
The chairwoman of the Australian Garlic Association pleaded guilty to ten charges after putting the agricultural sector at “great risk.”
Sep. 2, 2019
An independent report commissioned by the Australian government recommended that olive oil's health star rating should not be improved due to its saturated fat content. Opponents said the report misses the bigger health picture.
Sep. 7, 2018
While the overall sector is likely to remain largely unaffected, small growers on the eastern seaboard may bear the brunt of the drought.
Jul. 5, 2018
Olive oil production is at a record high in New Zealand with the potential to double in the coming years.
Nov. 8, 2017
Kevin O'Connor has spent the last few months learning all he can about olive oil as the resident chef for the Australian brand that recently set up shop in the U.S.