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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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Tips For Storing Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Storing your Extra Virgin Olive Oil correctly can optimise its shelf-life for prolonged enjoyment. The olive harvest takes place between March and June/July in the Southern Hemisphere; the fresh oils are available by August/September in the same year.

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Tips For Purchasing Extra Virgin Olive Oil

To ensure that you, the foodie, always chooses the best quality locally produced extra virgin olive oils, SA Olive has introduced a seal of authenticity referred to as the Commitment to Compliance (CTC) Scheme.

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Sol d’Oro International Competition

Osaka, Japan hosts 4th Sol d’Oro Southern Hemisphere The Veronafiere scheduled 11-15 September 2017 – Sol & Agrifood Competition ensures worldwide promotion of quality culture for Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO)
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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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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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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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Olive Oil Flavour Wheel

Extra virgin olive oil displays a wide spectrum of flavours and aromas – of which fruitiness is an essential characteristic.

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