Olivar de Segura, much more than Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Since 1989, Olivar de Segura SCA is gathering the most of the olive oil production in Sierra de Segura Natural Park that has been declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO and a special protection area for birds as being part of the Natura 2000 network. With over 30,000 hectares of Olive’s mountain fields and an average production of 15 to 20,000 tons of oil, its 13 mills and more than 4,500 associated farmer producers, set up this cooperative whose main purpose is to offer consumers the most beautiful fruit the olive groves in the province of Jaén. A high ecological system value allows to maintain the equilibrium between quality production and natural heritage conservation.
Olivar de Segura has referenced plants in the national and international scene, answering the requirements of the European Regulation on organic farming, ISO 9001 standard and strict quality control and food security from the international standards IFS and BRC in our three packaging lines; one of them is exclusively dedicated to organic extra virgin olive oil. An effort highly appreciated by its customers in this sector where it is world leader.
It commercializes its production with a set of brands among such as Olivar de Segura BIO, Mar de Olivos, Señorío de Segura y Oro de Génave. Its oil is greenish, fruity and aromatic, rich in oleic acid, polyphenols, provitamin A and a source of vitamin E. It is characterized by the high stability thanks to its Picual olive origin that help to preserve their organoleptic and sensorial properties longer than other olives varieties.
Since its creation over 25 years ago, Olivar de Segura has been considered as main pillar for Sierra de Segura’s region , with a business model based on the solidarity of its components for developing common investments and enhancing the capacity of professional management to simultaneously answer the needs of its customers and to bring added value to its members. Therefore we can consider Olivar de Segura as quality and social value.