On-Farm Consulting

On-Farm Consulting

Crops: Olives, Hops, Cider apples, berries, vegetables

  • Land feasability evaluation
  • Fertilizing, nutrient management, organic and conventional
  • Irrigation, salt management
  • Insect pests, organic and conventional
  • Plant Diseases, organic and conventional
  • Orchard Management: pruning, tree spacing, cover crop management, alternate bearing

 

 Olive Oil Processing

Olive Oil Processing

In the Mill

  • Olive oil mill design
  • Processing techniques: fruit handling, transport, washing, cooling
  • Crushing, paste fineness
  • Malaxation, timing and temperature
  • Decanter
  • Vertical centrifuge
  • Storage and filtering

 

 Olive Oil Sensory Evaluation

Olive Oil Sensory Evaluation

At the Table

  • Sensory short course presentation
  • Oil evaluation, oil blending
  • Competition judging