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Olive Oil Presses

Olive Oil Presses

Buonolio Oil Mill Top complete with: Oil mill line is based on two one-block models: 220 V and 380 V, both operated by three-phase, electric motors. An inverter is supplied with the 220 V version. The processing system is the same as in a continues cycle oil mill....

Business Plans

Business Plans

We offer comprehensive business plans to support applications for financing to financial institutions with accurate facts presented in a professionally accepted format. A comprehensive and professional compiled Business plan increases you chances of success...

History of the Olive

History of the Olive

History of the Olive Industry in South Africa In 1896, Raffaele Costa, the eldest of three brothers, from Genoa, arrived in South Africa, with the intention of establishing a nursery in Newlands, Cape Town, where he purchased a 4 hectare plot, which soon became...

Grading Table Olives

Grading Table Olives

Size grading The following table shows how table olives are graded according to size. The way it is measured,is to count the amount of Olives that goes into one kilogram. When packed for sal, processed olives should be of a uniform size. Size sorting is done by rough...

Recipes.

Recipes.

Tapenade (Olive Spread) 250 ml (1 Cup) Olives South Africa Black olives, pitted2 x 50 g cans anchovies in oil30 ml (2 T) capers, drained62,5 ml (¼ cup) Olives South Africa Extra Virgin Olive Oil30 ml (2 T) lemon juicefreshly ground black pepper Place the olives,...

Processing Table Olives

Processing Table Olives

IOOC standards for International Olive Oil Council Extra Virgin Olive Oil Free acidity (measured as oleic acid) below 0,8% with no organoleptic defects.This is the best Olive Oil you can buy. But beware, just like you get better and poorer wines – not all Extra Virgin...

Classification of Olive Oil

Classification of Olive Oil

IOOC standards for International Olive Oil Council Extra Virgin Olive Oil Free acidity (measured as oleic acid) below 0,8% with no organoleptic defects.This is the best Olive Oil you can buy. But beware, just like you get better and poorer wines – not all Extra Virgin...

Olive Oil Tasting Wheel

Olive Oil Tasting Wheel

Be sure to visit our page “How to Taste Olive Oil” where you will be shown step by step how to taste Olive Oil. Now for the first time in South Africa, a uniquely designed Olive Oil Tasting Wheel. This is a must have for everybody who wants to learn how to appreciate...

How to Taste Olive Oil

How to Taste Olive Oil

Extra Virgin Olive Oil is chosen for its taste because it is used to add flavour and enhance the taste of your food. By learning more about good quality olive oil and a good tasting technique it is possible to reawaken our senses and make a better choice when buying...

Frying with Olive Oil

Frying with Olive Oil

Dispelling the Myths of Frying with Olive Oil It is fairly common knowledge these days that olive oil has certain health benefits and that using olive oil in vinaigrettes, emulsions and baked goods, drizzled on or dipped into, adds an extra layer of flavor and...

Fun Facts

Fun Facts

This is an Olive Pit. It was Carved in 1737 A mere 3.4 cm (1.34 inches) in length and 1.6 cm (0.63 inches) tall, this carved olive pit from 1737 is one of the most intricate artworks you will see. The perfectly preserved Carved Olive-Stone Boat was crafted...

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