Monitoring a Comparison of Two Trap Types for Olive Fruit Fly

The Mediterranean olive industry experiences significant losses due to the olive fruit fly (Bactrocera oleae: Diptera: Tephritidae), which negatively affects the production of table olives, as well as olive oil.

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SA Olive Awards Judging – Behind the Scenes

This year, for the first time, only professionals who had not entered an oil themselves, formed part of the adjudication team. 

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Mentorship Award 2017

As part of its ongoing commitment to promote excellence and recognise outstanding contributions by industry individuals, SA Olive has announced the recipient of its annual Mentorship Award. The 2017 Mentorship Award goes to Joseline von Wielligh of Goedgedacht Olive Estate.

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South Africa’s Finest EVOO’s Announced – 2017

Despite a difficult harvest leading to a smaller olive harvest, SA producers have still succeeded in providing the panel of five esteemed judges with outstanding contenders for the gold, silver and bronze medals up for grabs in the 2017 SA Olive Awards.

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SA Olive Beginners Tasting Course

The SA Olive Beginners Tasting Course at Nelson Wine Estate in Paarl welcomed a number of Extra Virgin Olive Oil enthusiasts from all over South Africa.

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Meet Sue Langstaff

This year’s SA Olive awards will be led by international panel leader Sue Langstaff.

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