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STATUTORY MEASURES IN THE

OLIVE INDUSTRY

The third term of Statutory Measures relating to table olives and olive oil were promulgated on 20 November 2020 in the Government Gazette 43914 by the Minister of Agriculture under the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act 47 of 1996. These Statutory Measures are administered by SA Olive.

In terms of the Statutory Measures, SA Olive is responsible for:

Compelling all Growers, Producers, Processors, Importers and Packers of olives and olive oil to register with SA Olive in terms of the Registration Measure (Notice No. 1238 of 20 November 2020). This compulsory registration serves to ensure that accurate and timeous industry information – e.g. crop estimates and tree census information – is generated and made available for the industry’s benefit.

Ensuring that Producers, Processors and Importers of olives and olive oil keep records on numbers of trees and volumes of olives and olive oil (as applicable) and render monthly returns in terms of the Records and Returns Measure (Notice No. 1239 of 20 November 2020). This prescribed record keeping and rendering of returns serve to ensure that production and importation information can be processed and disseminated to enable better decision making.

Collecting the levy of 8c per kilogram of olives and 40c per litre of olive oil from Producers, Processors and Importers of olives and olive oil, in terms of the Statutory Levy Measure (Notice No. 1240 of 20 November 2020). This levy is required to fund technical research projects, technology transfer, quality control and certification, information and statistics, communications, consumer education and market development, transformation and training. The levy excludes VAT, and VAT must be charged on levies.

REGISTRATION
(No. R. 1238)

RECORDS & RETURNS
(No. R. 1239)
STATUTORY LEVY

(No. R. 1240)

OLIVE NURSERIES
PRODUCERS (OO, TO)
PROCESSORS (OO, TO)
IMPORTERS (OO, TO)
PACKERS/DISTRIBUTORS (OO, TO)

 

* OO = Olive Oil
* TO = Table Olives

GOVERNMENT

GAZETTES

Download the Government Gazette 43914 no. 1238, 1239, 1240 for reference purposes below:

Government Gazettes 43914 no. 1238
Government Gazettes 43914 no. 1239
Government Gazettes 43914 no. 1240

REGISTER FOR THE STATUTORY MEASURE
MONTHLY RECORDS & RETURNS

ASSOCIATE

MEMBERSHIP

Associate Membership is available to other interested parties who do not belong to the above-mentioned membership categories. The 2020/21 Associate Membership fee is R500. Members are kindly informed that this category does not have any voting rights.

Contact the secretariat at info@saolive.co.za for more detail.

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  • Discussion Groups all Olive related

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  • Members Directory Listings

  • All the Latest Statistics

  • Interesting Articles

  • Important Documents & Special Reports

For more information or to become a member, please contact us.

SA Olive Industry Association

Postal address:
P.O. Box 4,
Elsenberg, 7607

Physical address:
Klein Joostenberg Farm
Office 4A, The Courtyard
R 304 Muldersvlei, 7607

Email: info@saolive.co.za
Tel: +27 (0)21 201 8506

Contact the Manager, Vittoria Jooste, at
manager@saolive.co.za