Our Team (click on any item to email them);


Marcelle Curtis – Hotshot Marketing Manager



Steve Wilson the olive oil man

Steve Wilson – Founder and bulk buyer







Ginny “The olive oil Fundi” Solomou – Quality manager








Robbie Smith – Production Manager








Julie Fisher, the one who knows what’s happening!








Mike “Sporro” our stores and receiving guy!








Our Products

1000 Lt flowbin

1000 Lt IBC flowbin

Group Shot - Range HR









Our most significant milestones

  • 1997IMG_8207 Discovery of a local farm from which one could buy great value olive oil. Active selling to restaurants from boot of Steve’s VW Golf
  • 1998 Development of the concept of blended olive oil and seed oil. Supply, from garage, of 200 Cape Town restaurants.
  • Registration of “CanOlive” trademark. Discovery of lime farm in Swaziland, and development of a market for fresh limes, and for lime juice.
  • 1999 Switched from supplying restaurants to supplying food service wholesalers
  • 2002 Entered into partnership with John Thorp, “Mr Oil RSA”. Moved from garage operation to formal factory in Somerset West
  • 2003 First container of drums imported from Borges, Spain.
  • Launch of consumer and industrial ranges. (250 ml and 500 ml glass for the consumers, and 200 Lt and up for the industrial sector)
  • 2006 Bought out John Thorp’s share. Purchase of 1200 square metre factory in Ottery, Western Cape
  • 2007 Introduction of innovative “Butter Substitute” product
  • 2008 First business in the country to import in 21 MT flexitanks
  • 2012 Switched to local procurement. First receipt of 30 MT tankers of oil direct from farms. Commissioning of proprietary 1 Lt PET mould
  • 2013 Marketing campaign in Gauteng nets 95% of independent Food Service wholesalers.
  • 2014 First new significant product in seven years. Coconut oil is the Next Big Thing!
  • 2015 Employed Marketing Manager. Completion of HACCP project. Appointed to board of SA Olive (Pic below)

Our Mission!

Everyone with whom we engage will benefit therefrom.

We will develop long-term relationships with suppliers, staff, and customers.

We will be the leading independent oil dealer in the country.

We will be known for integrity, customer service, and attention to detail.

A Scrapbook of pix from our old website

pomace is so 2013 doll!

pomace is so 2013 doll!

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sky olive oil range

xSKY old

xWilson's Organic EV500 cleanedxConsumer range

1000 lt delivery ready!

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Alexander Mccall Smith

Olive oil can also be used to oil the wheels on a one-legged dachshund!

Tag codes on FMCGs

Another first; our labels sport a tag code, containing LOADS of info. Download a reading-app to your smartphone and find a bunch of useful info!




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