Sydney Royal Fine Food Show

Parafield Olives win GOLD, SILVER and BRONZE at the Sydney Royal Fine Food Show 2018. In what was noted by the judges as a year of “particularly high standards” Parafield Olives have been awarded medals for each variety entered in the Sydney Royal Fine Food Show this year, which makes it three consecutive years. Securing […]

Margie Sets Table For Success

Margie Carter’s olives are at the top of the barrel, collecting a medal for every category entered in the Sydney Royal Fine Food Show. Parafield Olives won gold for their green Wallis variety, three silver and four bronze in the competitive national show. She’s the only one in the country with the gold-winning mean, green little […]

WIN News Coverage

A Wagga olive grower’s produce is top of the barrel, taking out a medal for every category entered in the Sydney Royal Fine Food Show. After a successful harvest this year, Margie Carter is looking ahead to next year, with plans to expand…. Watch full video below.

Parafield pips the competitors

  TWENTY minutes down the road from Wagga is a farm producing some of Australia’s finest olives. Yarragundry’s Parafield Olives was awarded a silver medal for Kalamata table olives at the Sydney Royal Fine Food Show, a national competition discovering Australia’s best fine food producers. Parafield also won a bronze medal for Palermo table olives. […]

In a (happy) pickle

  OLIVE pickling has become a passion for Wagga Wagga grower, Margie Carter, who sells her “Parafield Olives” at local markets, in Sydney and Melbourne and to speciality shops on the South Coast. Her business, which started as a simple growing operation, now includes a thriving nursery to produce young rootstocks. The decision to pickle the […]

Tonnes of rare olive tree wood

  More than 25 tonnes of olive tree wood was cut dowr in Margie Carter’s olive grove, making the prized wood available to wood carvers in the area. Ms Carter said the trees, although they are planted 3m apart, were suffering due to lack of sunlight because of their overgrown branches and intertwining limbs. “There […]

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