Kapiti Frantoio Blend

By Olives New Zealand

Kapiti Olives is a commercial grove of 2,300 trees owned by David and Helen Walshaw. Their Frantoio Blend won Gold, Best in Class and Best in Show at the 2021 New Zealand Extra Virgin Olive Oil Awards. They have previously won Gold at the NYIOOC. The judges said: "An outstanding and harmonious oil. With floral notes over black pepper and green grass. Vibrant in the mouth with a warm lingering 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.
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