The Olive Centre

Award : Dr Michael Burr AM Trophy for Best Oil of Show ~ Judged from oils entered in Classes 1-4.
Prizes : $500 Cash and $500 Product Voucher

The Olive Centre specialises in supplying premium equipment, machinery and products to olive growers in Australia and major olive producing countries worldwide. It also offers professional technical advice, soil and leaf analysis,  variety identification, and an online consulting and reporting service. Product range includes grove maintenance, irrigation, olive pest and disease control, harvesting, pruning, processing equipment and information resources. The Olive Centre organises and presents the Olive Exposium conference and trade expo, Australia’s prominent olive industry event, next held in 2017.

Olive Industry Network

Award : Best Oil of Provenance ~ Judged from oils entered in Class 1     Prizes : $250 Cash, $140 Trophy, $110 Featured Listing

Olive Industry Network is the leading specialist online business site for the Australian olive industry. It provides a Directory of Growers, Producers, Processors and Suppliers to the industry, and, a Market Place where you can buy or sell new and used olive equipment, machinery and products within Australia. Olive Industry Network is the source for current national and international news, agribusiness articles, research & development updates and innovations within the olive industry. You can also list your grove for sale within the Real Estate section and view upcoming Events within the industry. The site is also a referral guide for consumers interested in sourcing local producers of olive oil products within their State.

NSW Department of Primary Industries - Oil Testing Service

Award : Best SA Oil of Show ~ Judged from oils entered in Classes 1-4
Prize : $250 Cash

NSW Department of Primary Industries operates an Oil Testing Service based at Wagga Wagga NSW, offering a comprehensive analysis of olive oil for growers, processors, producers, marketers and retailers. The chemical testing Laboratory and organoleptic (sensory) panel is accredited by the National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) and the International Olive Council (IOC). The laboratory also provides all testing required in determining if olive oil meets the Australian Standard AS5264-2011. Australia's only IOC Accredited Sensory Laboratory.

Graphix Labels & Packaging

Award : Best Medium Oil (Class 1-4)
Prize : $250 Cash

Graphix offers quality and innovation in labelling and printing which has placed them at the forefront of digital and conventional offset printing. They are the largest digital labelling and packaging company in Australasia. Graphix are designers and printers with leading knowledge of brand marketing and the marketplace. Graphix provides short, medium and long run capabilities and conversion of all forms of self-adhesive labels and flexible packaging, from simple colour requirements through to highly embellished olive oil labels and packaging options. Graphix is a leader in printing, lamination and conversion of flexible packaging, including printed rewind bags, pouches and shrink sleeves toeffectively market your brand.

W E Ware & Co.

Award : Best Processor Award ~ For the most consistently performing processor in the show.
A minimum of 6 olive oil exhibits in this show at their processing facility to be eligible for this award.
Prize : $250 Cash

W E Ware & Co is a leader in manufacturing quality stainless steel olive equipment. The majority of products are designed and manufactured in- house, with attention to detail and finish. The Company supply original standard and custom made products to olive oil producers, winemakers and food industries within Australia and to export markets. W E Ware & Co continually investment in product research, development and innovation, and are always interested to hear customer's ideas and comments about products that will make their jobs easier. They are also a South Australian agent for Gruppo Pieralisi, dedicated Innovators for separating solutions. Gruppo Pieralisi's constant commitment to research and development of advanced technologies has made them the the indisputable leader in olive oil extraction. The key to Pieralisi’s success in the olive oil sector is the continual testing of innovative high-tech solutions aimed at increasing customers’ olive oil yield and quality.

Agromillora Australia

Award : Best Robust Oil (Class 1-4)
Prize : $250 Cash

Agromillora Australia is the world leader in fruit and olives trees. Agromillora is a nursery dedicated to the production and commercialization at both the national and international levels, of plants with the highest genetic and production quality. It is the only global platform propagating woody species for agriculture, offering an ideal meeting place for the global community of breeders and producers. Innovation and research have been the heart of Agromillora and its future. By improving trees though cross-pollination and advanced breeding methods, we create better varieties, increasing yields, fruit quality, disease resistance, uniformity, and shelf life that helps sustain agriculture for future generations. Techniques like Tissue culture, Elisa test, PCR-RFLP, Molecular markers (RAPD’s) and other advanced biotechnological techniques are used to insure the best phytosanitary and genetic control over the final product.

Bottega Rotolo ~ Fine Food and Wine Merchants

Award : Best Flavoured Oil
Prize : $250 Cash

Bottega Rotolo are committed to importing and distributing the world’s best food and wine with a specific focus on Europe and Australia. Every aspect of the business has the primary aim of delivering the best product, ultimate service and education. We aim to maintain the integrity of our products by using highly skilled staff, a fleet of refrigerated vans and climate controlled warehousing. Bottega Rotolo specialise in premium imported and Australian extra-virgin olive oil, wine, artisan cheese, select vinegars, pasta, chocolate and much more. The importing department selects suppliers based on their commitment to quality and their passion for food and wine. The diversity of products are underpinned by one philosophy… the celebration of good food and wine.


Award : Best Packaging
Prize : $250 Cash

Cospak is a manufacturer, importer and distributor of rigid and flexible packaging products. The Company's core business involves the supply of these products to the olive, wine, food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. Their extensive product range includes bottles, jars, tins, drums, pails, pouches, tubes, closures, cartons and cardboard dividers. Cospak maintain ample stock holdings providing customers with consistent supply, technical support, flexibility, excellent service and the capacity to innovate and design entirely new packaging formats. Commitment to innovation, exceptional customer service and a diverse product range makes Cospak a major supplier to many market leaders in Australia and New Zealand.

Seasol International
Award : Best Producer
Prize : $250 Cash

Seasol International manufacture and market organic liquid seaweed and environmentally friendly fertilisers in the retail, commercial and export sector. The Company manufactures and markets high quality kelp, fish, humic and trace element products for the horticultural and agricultural market. Seasol is a dynamic plant health tonic, made from highly refined seaweed extracts to provide a synergistic range of natural compounds, trace elements and some Potassium. Seasol is organically certified and comprised of a unique blend of King Island Bull Kelp (Durvillea potatorum) and Knotted Kelp (Ascophyllum nodosum). The Company’s products cover a wide range of applications, from establishing new plantings to increasing frost or dry resistance and general soil and plant health, and are manufactured to the highest quality and the highest possible concentrations. Season is Australian made and owned.

We acknowledge the generosity of our South Australian wine sponsors