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Enhance Your Olive Expertise with Our Intermediate Course.

Unlock the secrets of the South African olive industry with our comprehensive Intermediate Olive Course. Dive deep into the rich traditions and modern practices that define this vibrant sector. This course is designed for enthusiasts and professionals alike who wish to broaden their knowledge and appreciation of South African olives.

Prerequisite for the course:  (One of the below)

  • Involved in the olive industry for longer than 2 years
  • Employed in the olive industry for longer than 2 years
  • SA Olive Introduction to olive course completed.
  • Diploma in olive course completed.

What You Will Learn:

  1. The Role of SA Olive Association – Discover how this key organization supports and promotes the olive industry in South Africa.
  2. The Role of the IOC (International Olive Council) – Understand the global standards and practices established by the IOC.
  3. Ideal Conditions for Olive Oil Production – Learn about the specific climate and soil requirements crucial for producing high-quality olive oil.
  4. Standards That Apply – Get acquainted with the regulations and quality standards governing the olive oil industry.
  5. Defects Found in Olive Oil–  Identify common defects in olive oil and understand how they affect quality and taste.
  6. Olive Oil Awards – Explore the significance of olive oil awards and how they recognize excellence in the industry.
  7. Competition and Judging vs Certification– Differentiate between the competitive aspects of olive oil judging and the formal certification processes.
  8. Olive Oil Tasting– Master the art of tasting olive oil, including sensory evaluation techniques.
  9. Pairing of Olive Oil – Learn how to pair olive oil with various foods to enhance flavor profiles and culinary experiences.

Join us and deepen your expertise in one of the world’s most intriguing and flavorful industries. Whether you’re looking to enhance your professional credentials or simply nurture a passion, this course is your gateway to a more profound olive experience.

Enroll Now and Savor the Knowledge!


June 19
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Devonvale Golf and Wine Estate
Bottelary Road
Stellenbosch, Western Cape 7605 South Africa
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