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Follow The Olive: Barouni Olives

Barouni is of North African origin, it is not widely grown in South Africa, but meets the demand for a large green “Queen”-sized olive because of its large fruit size and low oil content.

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Olive Oil 101: Storage of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

To make your olive oil the best way possible please take note of the following points when storing EVOO:

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Follow The Olive: Kalamata Olives

Kalamata has its origin in Greece. When fully ripe, black Kalamata olives are processed naturally, marketed commercially and are very popular with consumers. Kalamata olives are as ideal black table olives, with a lower oil content than Mission.

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Olive Oil 101: During Harvesting

To make your olive oil the best way possible please take note of the following points during harvesting:

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Follow The Olive: Manzanilla Olives

Manzanilla means “little apple” and originated in Spain. It is regarded as the premium green table cultivar in the world and although popular in South Africa, it is planted on a much smaller scale than Mission, because it is mainly suited for green processing, for which the market demand is lower.

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Olive Oil 101: Before Harvesting

To make your olive oil the best way possible please take note of the following points before harvesting:

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Follow The Olive: Commercial Cultivars

The olive cultivars grown commercially throughout the world at present all originated as selections of chance seedlings, which were then increased vegetatively, some over many centuries. In the traditional olive growing countries of the world, usually the best seedlings were selected and propagated.

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