Old World Ideals with a New World Vision
SA Olive is committed to a healthy lifestyle for all South Africans
SA Olive is an association that represents the common interests of the South African Olive industry
Important Dates & News

Appointment of new manager

 

COMMUNIQUE – including Countervailing duty update


SA OLIVE WORKSHOPS & FORUM MEETINGS

OLIVE OIL FORUM Meeting

Date: 30 July 2014

Venue: HORTGRO Boardroom, Paarl


FIELD DAYS

Dates will be confirmed soon.


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Interesting Publications & Links


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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.
Click here to read more.
Olive growing manual cover page


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 info@saolive.co.za.


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 info@saolive.co.za.
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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.


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SA Olive Competition


ANNUAL COMPETITION

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.

 

2014 Competition Catalogue

2014 Competition Entry Form

 

2013 AWARDS


2012 AWARDS

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.


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