Oakhurst Olives, the award-winning olive producer from Tulbagh, has captured the attention of the local gastronomy industry by securing a contract to become the exclusive table olive provider for seafood restaurant giant Ocean Basket.
At the world’s most prestigious olive oil competition, Sol D’Oro, held for the first time from 29 September to 3 October in the Southern Hemisphere in Santiago, Chile, South African olive oil producers excelled.
The crème de la crème of South African extra virgin olive oils were unveiled at the Absa Top 5 Olive Oil Awards today. The winners edged out an impressive line-up of leading olive oil exponents for the coveted Top 5 positions.
The 13th Edition of the Marco Zichella Awards, for many one of the highlights of the olive industry calendar, took place on the 3rd of October in Stellenbosch.
A handful of premium locally-produced extra virgin olive oils have been selected as finalists for the 2014 Absa Top 5.
South Africa’s leading olive oil producers were honoured with gold medals at the annual SA Olive Awards last night (28 August). A total of 17 exceptional extra virgin oils received gold medals in three categories – 3 for Delicate, 8 for Medium and 6 for Intense style oils.
An esteemed international olive oil expert has joined forces with the highly qualified judging panel for the 2014 SA Olive Awards. The competition, now in its ninth year, has attracted 76 locally produced extra virgin olive oils.
Aspiring olive oil tasters are invited to a three-day training course run by SA Olive in partnership with the National Organization of Olive Oil Tasters (ONAOO), the world’s premier olive oil tasting school. Historically only offered at ONAOO’s headquarters in the province of Imperia, Italy, the programme is the first of its kind in South […]
Entries for the 2014 SA Olive Awards are open. One hundred per cent locally-produced South African olive oils are eligible to enter the annual competition, now in its 9th year. SA Olive, the local industry regulator, invites entries in the categories for Delicate, Medium and Intense oils by 24 July.
Oakhurst Olives, a boutique olive farm in the Tulbagh Valley (South Africa), has officially joined the ranks of the world’s best by scooping Best in Class and Gold awards for their Delicate Extra Virgin Olive Oil at the 2014 New York International Olive Oil Competition.