SA Olive is a voluntary association representing the interests of the South African olive industry
BASIC SENSORY APPRECIATION COURSE, presented by Linda Costa
Date: Wednesday, 5 February 2014
Venue: HORTGRO boardroom, Paarl
Cost: R 100 for PDI’s and R 200 for non-PDI’s
Interested individuals can liaise with the secretariat, to inquire about availability.
SA OLIVE WORKSHOPS & FORUM MEETINGS
OLIVE OIL FORUM Meeting
Date: February 2014 ( date to be confirmed)
Venue: to be confirmed
Dates will be confirmed soon.
OLIVE GROWING MANUAL OFFERED BY THE AUSTRALIAN OLIVE ASSOCIATION
This new English edition of Olive Growing was developed by RIRDC and the Australian Olive Association Ltd (AOA) as a translation and update of the fifth edition of the Spanish manual.
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FIELD DAY TECHNICAL CD (DVD format)
Incorporating presentations from the last and also previous field days as well as a number of photos of technical interest on sale.
CD’s can now also be ordered with new information.
Cost: R150 for non members, R100 members (postage incl. South Africa only)
Contact the Secretariat at email@example.com.
EXTRA VIRGINITY: THE SUBLIME AND SCANDALOUS WORLD OF OLIVE OIL BY AUTHOR TOM MUELLER
Orders for this fascinating book can be forwarded to the Secretariat at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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OLIVE PRODUCTION IN SOUTH AFRICA BY C.COSTA
This manual is available from ARC-Infruitec, Private Bag X5013 Stellenbosch 7599,
Tel No: 021 809-3100 or Fax No: 021 809-3400.
The SA Olive Competition is held annually to award the finest of that year’s vintage. Entries are blind judged over a period of three days.
”The South African consumer is increasingly aware of the high quality of locally produced olive oils and keeps a close eye on the results of this competition,” says Andries Rabie, prior SA Olive chairperson.
Out of a total of 63 olive oils entered by 39 producers, 19 of the country’s leading olive oil producers were last night, 23 August 2012, honoured with gold medals at the SA Olive Award ceremony.
2012 LIFE TIME ACHIEVER
Giulio Betrand, owner of the historic Morgenster Estate in Somerset West, was honoured with a Life Time Achiever trophy, for his invaluable contribution to the local olive industry.
Click here to read more about the 2012 Competition.