Look at the buds breaking on our trees. This allows us to tell when the growth season will start. The date at which growth starts is normally determined by the trees’ own bio-cycle and the extent of the previous winter’s temperature-drop. The olive tree is the only fruit tree that is evergreen, and therefore also the only fruit tree of which the harvest is a result of the previous year’s growth, and not the current year’s. For more about harvest prep, read our post at www.olivefactory.co.za.

Look at the buds breaking on our trees. This allows us to tell when the growth season will start. The date at which growth starts is normally determined by the trees’ own bio-cycle and the extent of the previous winter’s temperature-drop. The olive tree is the only fruit tree that is evergreen, and therefore also the only fruit tree of which the harvest is a result of the previous year’s growth, and not the current year’s. For more about harvest prep, read our post at www.olivefactory.co.za.

To ensure that we farm in an agriculturally sustainable way at Dal Rivier, we select our processes in a biologically sensitive way. For example: •	No pesticides are applied to fruit and pests are controlled by strengthening the natural health of the tree by all natural means. Annual leaf analysis is done which will show up any deficiencies. These are then addressed in the ensuing year’s fertilization program. #sustainableagriculture Read the full post at www.olivefactory.ie.

To ensure that we farm in an agriculturally sustainable way at Dal Rivier, we select our processes in a biologically sensitive way. For example: • No pesticides are applied to fruit and pests are controlled by strengthening the natural health of the tree by all natural means. Annual leaf analysis is done which will show up any deficiencies. These are then addressed in the ensuing year’s fertilization program. #sustainableagriculture Read the full post at www.olivefactory.ie.

The fresh use of any food normally ensures the most nutritional benefit, and EVOO is no different in this regard. The more you consume EVOO as a fresh ingredient, the more it will enhance your overall health. There is a lot of scope for fresh uses with EVOO. You can use it as a fresh ingredient in salad dressings, pasta sauces, dips like hummus, or even in smoothies. Read the full post at www.olivefactory.ie.

The fresh use of any food normally ensures the most nutritional benefit, and EVOO is no different in this regard. The more you consume EVOO as a fresh ingredient, the more it will enhance your overall health. There is a lot of scope for fresh uses with EVOO. You can use it as a fresh ingredient in salad dressings, pasta sauces, dips like hummus, or even in smoothies. Read the full post at www.olivefactory.ie.

Love Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO)? Now love it even more for its extraordinary variety! Because of its low free fatty acidity, nutritional value is preserved even during high temperature cooking. Safely use EVOO in the following cooking methods: Fresh, Baking, Cooking Sauces, Deep Frying, Shallow Frying, Use as a Marinade, and Vegetarian oven-baked dishes. Read the full post at www.olivefactory.ie.

Love Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO)? Now love it even more for its extraordinary variety! Because of its low free fatty acidity, nutritional value is preserved even during high temperature cooking. Safely use EVOO in the following cooking methods: Fresh, Baking, Cooking Sauces, Deep Frying, Shallow Frying, Use as a Marinade, and Vegetarian oven-baked dishes. Read the full post at www.olivefactory.ie.

Love Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO)? Now love it even more for its extraordinary variety! Because of its low free fatty acidity, nutritional value is preserved even during high temperature cooking. Safely use EVOO in the following cooking methods: Fresh, Baking, Cooking Sauces, Deep Frying, Shallow Frying, Use as a Marinade, and Vegetarian oven-baked dishes. Read the full post at www.olivefactory.ie.

Love Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO)? Now love it even more for its extraordinary variety! Because of its low free fatty acidity, nutritional value is preserved even during high temperature cooking. Safely use EVOO in the following cooking methods: Fresh, Baking, Cooking Sauces, Deep Frying, Shallow Frying, Use as a Marinade, and Vegetarian oven-baked dishes. Read the full post at www.olivefactory.ie.

Olive Factory now has 100% certified organic products as part of our range. Our Ginger, Citrus and Thyme balsamic reductions supplied by Froggit have been certified as 100% Organic by the Lacon Institut in Germany. For a full list of our products go to www.olivefactory.co.za.

Olive Factory now has 100% certified organic products as part of our range. Our Ginger, Citrus and Thyme balsamic reductions supplied by Froggit have been certified as 100% Organic by the Lacon Institut in Germany. For a full list of our products go to www.olivefactory.co.za.

The fresh use of any food normally ensures the most nutritional benefit, and EVOO is no different in this regard. The more you consume EVOO as a fresh ingredient, the more it will enhance your overall health. There is a lot of scope for fresh uses with EVOO. You can use it as a fresh ingredient in salad dressings, pasta sauces, dips like hummus, or even in smoothies. Read the full post at www.olivefactory.ie.

The fresh use of any food normally ensures the most nutritional benefit, and EVOO is no different in this regard. The more you consume EVOO as a fresh ingredient, the more it will enhance your overall health. There is a lot of scope for fresh uses with EVOO. You can use it as a fresh ingredient in salad dressings, pasta sauces, dips like hummus, or even in smoothies. Read the full post at www.olivefactory.ie.

Healthy soil means healthy olive trees, healthy olives and a healthy you. #qualityEVOO Read the full post at www.olivefactory.ie.

Healthy soil means healthy olive trees, healthy olives and a healthy you. #qualityEVOO Read the full post at www.olivefactory.ie.

EVOO is considered a fruit oil and has the highest percentage monounsaturated fatty acid content at approximately 75% depending on the grade. That is why EVOO has been proven the healthiest oil on the market, since monounsaturated fatty acid intake and blood cholesterol have been found to be related.  Read the full post at www.olivefactory.ie.

EVOO is considered a fruit oil and has the highest percentage monounsaturated fatty acid content at approximately 75% depending on the grade. That is why EVOO has been proven the healthiest oil on the market, since monounsaturated fatty acid intake and blood cholesterol have been found to be related. Read the full post at www.olivefactory.ie.

Fatty Acids and Free Fatty Acids Explained    What is the acidity value of olive oil and why is it important? Well, there is in fact two terms that need some explanation: “fatty acid” content and the level of “free fatty acid” (FFA).  Read the full post at www.olivefactory.ie.

Fatty Acids and Free Fatty Acids Explained What is the acidity value of olive oil and why is it important? Well, there is in fact two terms that need some explanation: “fatty acid” content and the level of “free fatty acid” (FFA). Read the full post at www.olivefactory.ie.

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