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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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Olive oil in spoon

With Olive Oil Fresher Is Better

Some people are under the impression that olive oil matures with age. But that is not the case. Olive oil is a fruit juice, and like other fruit juices, it is at its best straight after pressing. The health benefits of olive oil are uncontested. There are two aspects to the health benefits, the one […]

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US Trade Commission Report On Olive Oil Industry

The US Trade Commission recently recently released a report: Olive Oil: Conditions of Competition between U.S. and Major Foreign Supplier Industries. The report took a year to research and produce and it delves in detail into the olive oil industries of the major producer countries such as Italy, Spain, Greece, etc. While the report is […]

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Olive Oil

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Categories

Olive oil comes in different grades, of which extra virgin is the highest. However, many people don’t know that olive oil can be categorised by the intensity of the flavour. Different intensity oils have different applications. For instance, depending on what you are cooking, you may require a less intense oil so that the flavour […]

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Olive Oil Storage

Tips For Storing Olive Oil

Olive oil is an amazing product with many proven health benefits. Nothing is (or should be) added to olive oil, the olives are crushed and the oil is extracted and put in a bottle for you, simple as that. However, like most natural products, it is most potent when it is freshest and degrades over […]

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