The Oil People (since 1997)

Olive oil dealers – based in Cape Town, South Africa

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We supply wholesalers and food manufacturers, throughout South Africa. We pack under our three brands, namely “Wilson’s”, “Sky”, and “CanOlive”®. We’re in the business of procuring extra virgin olive oil in bulk, both from local estates and, in times of local shortage, from Spain. We blend our extra virgin olive oils with each other to achieve a consistent quality, and we offer them in just about any size container, from 250 ml to 1000 L*.

Because of our diverse sourcing, we are better able to offer continuity of supply. Food manufacturers love that we haven’t run out of stock since we started 20 years ago. Over the last 20 years we’ve built an enviable reputation, and developed three valuable brands We’ve managed to become the largest (by value) independent edible oil distributors in South Africa.

Our policy is that our labels should in no way misrepresent their respective product.

We’re on a mission to achieve balance and consistency in our oils; to do this we blend from different farms, and between different varietals. So a bottle probably contains oil from mission-, coratina-, frantoio-, and FS17 olives, inter alia. Our oil is simple and straightforward, not “complex”.

Yes, we are able to do “fancy” as well! Check out our “Wilson’s Folly” gift pack (it’s a twin pack with balsamic vinegar, in a cute box). Sold from our factory shop only, @ R100.00