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Nomu Launches Range Of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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 […]

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2013 Marco Zichella Awards Results

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 […]

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Financial Mail

Financial Mail Covers SA Olive Industry

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 […]

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Olive Africa

Agri-Vie Buys Majority Share In Cape 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, […]

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Absa Top 5 Olive oils 2013

Absa Top 5 Olive Oils 2013

The first Absa Top 5 Olive Oil Awards were announced during a lunch at Clos Malverne restaurant on the 28th August 2013. Selected from the top 20 oils of the SA olive awards through blind tasting by a panel of 8 experts, these oils are the best olive oils in South Africa for 2013. Porterville […]

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Porterville Andante Intenso

Top 20 SA Olive Oils 2013

2013 is the first year of the Absa Top 5 SA Olive Oils Awards.  The 100 entries of the SA Olive Awards are blind tasted by a judging panel of 7 experts and allocated points based on quality. The points determine whether they get a gold, silver or bronze award in the SA Olive Awards. […]

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Rio Largo Olive Estate Hosts Slow Food

During this year’s harvest, Rio Largo olive estate teamed up with Slow Food Mother City to arrange a group visit to the farm to show how the olives are picked and processed. After spending the morning at Rio Largo, the group moved to De Kaap restaurant between Robertson and McGregor for an olive oil tasting […]

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