The Story behind Robinvale Estate
Robinvale Estate Olive Oil is one of many products produced by OliveGrove Trading Company Pty Ltd.
A family operated business, OliveGrove occupies more than 3000 hectares of land in Robinvale, situated on the Murray River in Northern Victoria.
Producing from 160 hectares of olives, it was the largest olive plantation in the southern hemisphere.
As demand for quality oil lessened sources of income expanded else-where, production diversified into other varieties of fruit and vegetables.
OliveGrove now produce olive oil from 100 hectares (247acres) of olives and plans to increase plantings annually.
Robinvale Estate - Today
The property now produces a variety of fruits and vegetables marketed under the brand “OliveGrove” from some 3000 acres.
Produce includes, olives, carrots, table grapes, wine grapes, oranges and stonefruits.
With processing plants for carrots, citrus and stonefruits.
Robinvale Estate olives are grown, harvested and pressed on site in Robinvale.
Our new Rapanelli extrusion plant was established in 2001.
It has a capacity of 800kg per hour and produces quality extra virgin olive oil with a centrifuge extraction process.
Varieties: Verdale, Manzanillo, Sevillano, Spanish Queen, Corregiola, Paragon, Mission – Manzanillo, Kalamata, Barnea & Koroneiki.
The family has grown with the business and now Glenda, wife of Ralph manages administration, Kim, daughter is responsible for marketing, and 3 sons, Mark is involved with table grapes, olives and oil production, Steven manages carrots and Adam oversees the wine grapes.