The first guide to Extra Virgin Olive Oil in South Africa has been published and is an excellent tool for the consumer to find and buy this healthy local product. The guide, published by Overberg Publications and Promotions, was compiled by Glynis van Rooyen and designed by Hanlie Allan, both from Hermanus, and features 48 […]
Olive oil lovers will be ecstatic that Willow Creek Olive Estate has just extended their range of flavoured olive oils by adding no less than 6 new aromas.
The Caprese salad (or insalata Caprese in Italian) originates from Italy and is one of the simplest but tastiest salads. It requires very little effort to make, but the secret to a great Caprese salad is the quality of the ingredients. There are only 4 ingredients: Buffalo mozzarella – Make sure it’s great quality mozzarella, […]
‘Cardboardeux’ and ‘Chateau de Cardboard’ are common nicknames for wine that comes in a cardboard box. Bag in a box wines have generally been the cheaper wines, if not the cheapest. Partly due to the low quality, but also due to the low price of the packaging. Recently, some more expensive wines have been bravely […]
NoMU is pleased to announce another exciting product! The addition of an extra virgin olive oil to our basket is a long overdue, but natural progression, as so many of our products are enhanced by this essential ingredient. It also reflects the relaxed Mediterranean style of cooking in many of our homes today. Our search […]
The Oliomio range of olive processing equipment is manufactured in Italy by Toscana Enologica Mori. The equipment is popular in South Africa and 4 of the top 5 olive oils in the recent Absa sponsored competition were processed on Oliomio equipment, as well as about a 3rd of the medals awarded at the SA Olive […]
In September (2013), the Financial Mail gave some excellent coverage to the South African olive industry, publishing 2 articles covering various current topics within the industry. The first article, entitled New Olive Oil Entrant Scoops Top Awards, focuses on olive oil producer, De Rustica, which won gold in all 3 categories of the SA Olive […]
Earlier this month (Oct 2013), Agri-Vie announced it had acquired 63% of Cape Olive Holdings, currently the largest table olive supplier in SA packing, amongst others, the Buffet Olives brand. Agri-Vie is a private equity investment fund focused on food and agribusiness in Sub-Sahara Africa with a mission to generate an above average investment return, […]
In this short segment, eNews takes a look at the risks involved in buying imported olive oil. The quality seal of the SA Olive Association provides peace of mind when buying local olive oil.
Olyfberg Olive Estate has introduced their brand new tap box, filled with Olyfberg’s award winning Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Why this packaging? The convenient new tap box is easy to use with a no spill, non-drip tap, and is available in 1- and 2-litre boxes at R95.00 and R195.00 each. This packaging shields the olive […]