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High Value Nutrition Project – He Rourou Whai Painga

July 19, 2022

Olives New Zealand is a proud supporter of the project. Through the generosity of members, some 990 litres of New Zealand Extra Virgin Olive Oil has been supplied. Read more...Read more

Judging EVOO and Flavoured Oils Seminar

July 15, 2022

The seminar will be led by Dr Soumi Paul Mukhopadhyay, Soumi (pronounced “Show – me”) is New South Wales Department of Primary Industries’ (NSW DPI) Sensory and Consumer Research Scientist for Horticultural research. She led the Hort...Read more

Consumer NZ reviews olive oils sold in New Zealand

February 14, 2022

Consumer NZ has recently completed a review of 20 Extra Virgin Olive Oils sold in New Zealand. Whilst the good news was that all products were assessed as Extra Virgin and two of our members (Olivo and Kapiti) received the highest awards, the sad...Read more

High Value Nutrition Project – He Rourou Whai Painga

December 5, 2021

An exciting new project funded by MBIE provides an opportunity to showcase NZ EVOO. This is the High Value Nutrition Project – He Rourou Whai Painga. The project is led by a consortium of partners including Auckland, Canterbury and Massey...Read more

Kapiti and Wairarapa sweep the NZ Extra Virgin Olive Oil Awards 2021

October 12, 2021

Kapiti and Wairarapa Olive Oil makers have swept the annual New Zealand Extra Virgin Olive Oil Awards, winning all of the five major awards for Olive Oil Excellence. The winners were announced  at the Olives NZ 2021 Award Ceremony held at...Read more

2021 Certification – new record set

September 18, 2021

A new record has been set with 218 oils submitted for Certification in 2021 and a few late comers expected. This heads off the previous record of 217 oils in 2016. The following table shows Certification data for the past 10 years...Read more

Update on the Codex Alimentarius Committee on Fats and Oils

July 30, 2021

Codex Alimentarius (Codex) is a collection of internationally adopted food standards and related texts. They aim to protect consumers’ health and ensure fair practices in the food trade. The next Codex Committee on Fats and Oils will be held on...Read more

NZ Oil Makers notch up top awards in international olive oil competition

May 25, 2021

Once again six Extra Virgin Olive Oils made by New Zealand growers have taken out top awards at the 2021 New York International Olive Oil Competition. From Wairarapa; Loopline Olives have won two Gold Medals, Olive Black has won one Gold medal and...Read more

2021 Processors Register

April 8, 2021

To see the Olives NZ members who offer processing services please see as follows. 2021 Processors Register...Read more

Kapiti Wins Feature

October 31, 2020

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/horowhenua-chronicle/news/olive-oil-company-going-from-strength-to-strength/F37KL4RXR5OQKJTERHOZQPCEJ4/?fbclid=IwAR0bfUZ_MDBlzVCA6DPU9ZwEJVhuOx6HW9SOIIC4Goo8c3SD_dz-v3m9rY8 ...Read more

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