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Your Olive Oil

Your Olive Oil is a boutique olive company which grows and presses its own extra virgin olive oil, and sells direct to customers by word-of-mouth. Your Olive Oil provides personal service, and welcomes input on olive matters and living well. Your Olive Oil is a small family business.
Your Olive Oil has a grove of 1,250 olive trees at Longwood, which is 2 hours drive north-east of Melbourne in Australia. Your Olive Oil is supplied direct to customers, and can be purchased by on-line orders from the website, or by email or telephone order. Our Extra Virgin Olive Oil is pressed on site, filtered and stored in stainless steel tanks, and bottled to meet demand. Our Extra Virgin Olive Oil is despatched from Melbourne. We supply single varietal oils, as well as oils made from several varieties. Our grove at Longwood is 1,100 feet above sea level, located on granite outwash sands. The grove has 13 varieties of olive trees, including Boutillon, Corregiola, Frantoio, Hardy's Mammoth, Kalamata, Koroneiki, Manzanilla, Mission, Tiny Kalamata, Verdale, and White.
Address
26 Stodart Street
3124 Camberwell, VIC
Australia
Phone: 61398891127
Website
First Year in Business
2003
Grower and/or Producer
We grow olive trees

Our 1,250 trees were planted in 1999-2002. Varieties include Boutillon, Corregiola, Frantoio, Hardy's Mammoth, Kalamata, Koroneiki, Manzanilla, Mission, Tiny Kalamata, Verdale, and White. The trees are pruned to a vase shape, and kept low to the ground to facilitate hand picking.
We produce olive oil

The olives are picked as they ripen. We normally select 4-5 cultivars each year for varietal oils, and mix the other varieties. The olives are harvested onto nets, and immediately cold-pressed (below 28Degrees C) on site with a small centrifugal press. The oil given 48 hours to settle, then filtered through cottonwool. It is then stored in stainless steel tanks with airtight lids. To maximise freshness, the oil is bottled to meet demand.
Miller
We have a private mill

Oliomio 50
Consultant
We provide consulting services for the olive oil industry

Our manager has university qualifications in oleoculture as well as long experience in strategic planning for education and industry, and is happy to advise on olive industry issues.
Name Denis White
Company Your Olive Oil
Title
General Manager
E-mail
Telephone
61417019313
Denis White is hands-on manager of Your Olive Oil, while at the same time pursuing interests in public affairs and political philosophy. His interest in olives dates from 2001: he took the appropriate graduate qualifications at Charles Sturt University in 2006. His varied career has included speechwriting for a Prime Minister; preparing strategic plans for companies, governments and universities; executive director of an international education centre in Melbourne; warden of a university Hall of Residence; university lecturing in political theory and research writing on subjects including democracy, power and liberty. His PhD was in the field of moral responsibility. He is married and has three sons.