Blue Earth Intense
Blue Earth Olive Oil is owned by Mike and Margaret Hanson and is located on the outskirts of Martinborough. It is a medium-sized grove of around 1,000 trees. Their Blue Earth Intense won Gold, Best in Class and Reserve Best in Show at the 2021 NZ EVOO Awards. Blue Earth has previously been awarded Gold at the NYIOOC. The judges said: "Black pepper and rocket notes on nose lovely balanced palate with a zingy chili pepper finish."
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Olives New Zealand has more than 200 members, representing the majority of commercial olive groves and most of the smaller groves in New Zealand. Our growers vary in size from hobby groves of less than 100 trees to commercial groves of 40,000 trees. Olives New Zealand sets and maintains quality standards for New Zealand-produced olive products, provides quality research and development and facilitates progressive direction for stakeholders in the olive industry. Producer Profile