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Information for those affected by bushfires

Hort Innovation has created a web page full of comprehensive information for those affected by bushfires. Information is provided in the following areas: – Bushfire updates and alerts – Practical bushfire recovery information – Financial support...

Fire Damage in the Olive Industry

  Shock, sadness, and despair are words we can associate with the recent bushfires all over our country. It has been hard to comprehend the devastation that has occurred to such vast areas and to so many communities.   Given the wide distribution of olive production...

SA: Funding for waste studies

The third round of funding for the Trade Waste Initiative – Resource Productivity Assessment Program opens in July 2018. The program offers a grant of 50%, to a maximum of $10K (GST excl), to help cover the cost of the resource productivity assessment. More...

Church’s oil claimed to help heal

An evangelical church in Auckland is offering a “holy oil” which parishioners claim has helped cure ailments from tumours and chronic heart conditions to depression and addiction. Sounds almost as good for you as NZ EVOO, doesn’t...
The good oil on EVOO (extra virgin olive oil)

The good oil on EVOO (extra virgin olive oil)

Recently I was presented with a menu that offered bread served with EVOO. My companion immediately queried this acronym. I hesitated and then realised it is, of course, the ‘now’ term for extra virgin olive oil.  What do we like best about this article? The lines: “So...