Saturday, May 19, 2007

Italy's olive oil law change

Excuse the unlinked content, I'm posting from my Treo. But I saw this quote in a news article and had to share it:

"A television investigation by RAI, the state broadcaster, tracked a load of olio di sansa, the oil that is extracted from the pulp after the extra virgin has been pressed, as it passed through Turkey.
When the oil left the Turkish port on its way to Italy, it was certified as extra virgin."

Friday, May 18, 2007

Italian olive oil labeling law to become much more strict

Assuming this new law doesn't break European Union rules, Italian labeling law for olive oil is about to become much more strict.

Sunday, May 13, 2007

Collection of all olive oil production videos from Youtube

I started collecting all olive oil videos together, and will keep an eye on new ones from now on.

Advertisement for Olive Harvester machine

This is one of the directions olive oil production is taking. I find it hard to believe the claim of the advertisement that no harm to the fruit occurs.

Australian Olive Association: News

Australian Olive Association: News

History of growing olives in New Zealand

History of growing olives in New Zealand