Farm Advising

Farm Advising

With the Trees

With over 30 years of experience in the field as a University of California Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor in Sonoma County, Paul Vossen offers practical advise to large commercial ventures and hobby farmers alike for clients around the world.

Olive Processing

Olive Processing

In the Mill

Selecting and calibrating equipment, and then maintaining GMPs -- good manufacturing principles -- is just the start.  Paul also works together with producers on when to harvest, how to process, and how blend oils for optimal results.

Sensory Evaluation

Sensory Evaluation

At the Table

After establishing the first IOC certified tasting panel in the USA in 2001 Paul established a second panel at UCCE.  He sits on the jury for four major olive oil competitions, and is a contributing writer and speaker at industry events worldwide.