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The Olive Press Ltd

The Olive Press is a company based in Wairarapa with shareholders including local olive growers. We have been pressing olives since 2001 using a large centrifugal olive press imported from Florence, Italy.

The Olive Press will accept fruit from anywhere in NZ. We predominantly service Wairarapa growers as well as Kapiti, Wanganui, Wellington, Manawatu and Hawke’s Bay. Our press is capable of processing 1,500 kilos of olives per hour and produces the highest quality extra virgin olive oil.

Olive Grove Management, Leasing & Contracting

Is your grove getting you down? Too busy or can’t be bothered any more?The Olive Press offers a variety of services designed to help you get your life back! From full lease or management contracts to a one-off spraying, weeding or pruning session, we can help you out.

Further details here.

Bottling & Storage

The Olive Press company also offers other services such as bottling and oil storage at our Wairarapa facility. You can find details here.

Stop Press!

Once again Wairarapa and The Olive Press have cleaned up at the annual Olives NZ Awards. Eleven medals, certificates and cups – including BEST PROCESSOR.

  • Of the 95 medals awarded nationally, TOP pressed 36 (38%)
  • Of the Supreme Awards we pressed 4 out of 5 – and we won one of them with our own oil.
  • Of the Best in Class winners we pressed 8 out of 13 (62%) – and we won two of them with our own oils.
  • Of the 13 Golds awarded, we pressed 8 (58%).

See the full story and some pictures from the night here.