As part of its ongoing commitment to promote excellence and recognise outstanding contributions by industry individuals, SA Olive has announced the recipient of its annual Mentorship Award. The 2017 Mentorship Award goes to Joseline von Wielligh of Goedgedacht Olive Estate. SA Olive initiated its mentorship program in 2008 with the aim of nurturing talented youth for careers in the olive industry. The participants in the program are workers employed by SA Olive’s member producers. To date include over 170 mentees have passed through the system and over 30 mentors have been trained.