A Message from Absa by John Tshabalala

As world demand increases, South Africa is certainly stepping up to the plate in meeting the shortage of quality, fresh olive oil.

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Absa awards the top olive oils in SA for 2018

Absa has recognised and awarded top locally produced extra virgin olive oils since 2013. Being an Absa Top 10 winner is a remarkable achievement for winning producers and an award in this competition is confirmation that their oils are of the highest quality.

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A Heart-Warming Thank You to the Absa Group

SA Olive once again extends their gratitude to Absa for sponsoring the Absa Top 10 awards. These awards recognise the world class olive oils produced in South Africa.

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Sol d’Oro 2018: International Acclaim for SA Olive Oils

South African extra virgin olive oils (EVOO) made a clean sweep of all nine the coveted medals in the 5th edition of the Sol d’Oro Southern hemisphere olive oil competition. Sixty-two Southern hemisphere EVOOs entered the competition and were blind tasted by an international panel of olive oil experts from Italy, Spain, Chile, Peru, Greece, and South Africa.

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Feedback on the 2017 Field Day

Producers, researchers and technical experts gathered at Gabriëlskloof Wine Estate on 21 Sept for the annual SA Olive technical field day.

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Absa Top 10 – A Message from our Sponsor

If you weren’t able to attend the Absa Top 10 Awards Luncheon, here is the message from our Sponsor by Diane Moor, Communications Manager Absa.

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RSG Interviews

RSG interviews Elleunorah Allsopp

Olive seed wasp research – a project funded by the SA Olive Association.


Olive Seed Wasp Research



RSG interviews Karien Bezuidenhout

Two developing industries – olive- fynbos / cut flower industries.

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Landbou – SA kán staal wys

Published 13 January 2017




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