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

www.theolivecentre.com

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.


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

www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/content/aboutus/services/das/olive-oil

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.


Agromillora Australia

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

www.agromillora.com/eng/Products

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.


Cospak

Award : Best Packaging
Prize : $250 Cash

www.cospak.com.au

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

www.seasol.com.au

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