Consulting

Amenduni Nicola SPA
Riccardo Stillavati
Engineer
Specialize in Complete Customized Olive Oil Mills’ manufacturing since 1905 (Washing machines, Crushers, Pumps, Heat Exchangers, Malaxers, High Efficiency Decanters, Separators).
Modugno, BA, Italy 70026
tel: +393487077202
riccardo.stillavati@amenduni.it
www.amenduni.it

Carol Firenze-Anglin, The Passionate Olive
Author, Keynote Speaker, Educator and Olive Harvest/Mill Tour Guide
Carol is a noted author and olive oil educator, with an expertise on the history and the health benefits and beauty uses of olive oil. An Olive Oil Sommelier, she lectures worldwide and is the author of the Penguin/Random House book, The Passionate Olive – 101 Things to do with Olive Oil, which is now in its 15th printing and considered the ultimate guide to olive oil.
Los Gatos, CA
tel: 408-313-4183
carol@thepassionateolive.com
www.thepassionateolive.com

CentriTEK
Centrifuge Service & Repair for All Brands
77 Solano Square, #303, Benicia, CA 94510
contact: Chris Gatewood
tel: 209-304-2200
chris@centritek.com
www.centritek.com

Cropster Inc.
A sensory application that allows you to record taste descriptions of olive oil from grove to gulp.
2081 Arena Blvd, STE 160, Sacramento, CA 95834
contact: Norbert Niederhauser
tel: 916.550.1682
norbert@cropster.com
www.cropster.com

Dewey Lucero, Olive Fantastic
Consulting For: Olive Oil, Gourmet Food, Branding, Marketing, PR, Social Media and Sales.  I also source product and educate on blending and tasting olive oil.
Newcastle, CA
tel: 530-514-4006
dewey@olivefantastic.com
olivefantastic.com

John Mesrobian, The Mill at King’s River
Consulting for growing, milling, bottling, production
Sanger, CA
tel: 559-284-3888
johnm@themillatkr.com
www.themillatkr.com

Maria Milagros Castro, Milagros Olive Advisor
Agronomist & Consultant.
COOC Sensory Panel member
Milagros Olive Advisor specializes in orchard management service, providing professional consultation and implementation of cultural practices to her customers.
Napa Valley, CA
tel: 707-334-5194
info@milagrosoliveadvisor.com
www.milagrosoliveadvisor.com

Novavine
Olive tree nursery located in Sonoma County. Propagator of a large selection of olive varieties including Aglandau, Arbequina i-18, Arbosana i-43, Ascolana, Bouteillan, Cerignola, Chemlali, Columello, Coratina, Frantoio, Hojiblanca, Itana, Kalamon (Kalamata), Koroneiki, Leccino, Lucques, Manzanillo, Maurino, Moraiolo, Pendolino, Picholine du Gard, Picholine Marocaine, Picual, Picudo, Sevillano, Taggiasca and Tanche. Trees available in 7-inch tubette, 2 gal, 15 gal and 24″ boxes. We specialize in custom propagation but have limited inventory available. Email for current availability.
contact: Alexandra Kicenik
Sonoma County, CA
tel: 707-539-5678
olives@novavine.com
www.novavine.com

Orietta Gianjorio, Orietta LLC
Sensory Evaluation Expert of wine (3rd Level Sommelier), olive oil, honey and chocolate
Orietta will conduct evaluation of quality standards and consultation on labeling system. Private labels and acquisition. Building of pairings with food and wine for Chefs and wineries. Development of recipes. Creation of tasting events and education sessions.
COOC Sensory Panel Member
Napa, CA
415.613.2657
Orietta@Orietta.net
http://www.orietta.net

Roberta Klugman, Roberta Klugman & Associates
Public Relations and Marketing Consultant
Oakland, CA
tel: 510-655-7790
rklugman@robertaklugman.com
www.robertaklugman.com

Nancy Ash, Strictly Olive Oil
Marketing and Business Consultant, Olive Oil Sensory Education and Training
Marketing and business consultant. Olive oil taster/assessor; internationally-certified Taste Panel Leader.
COOC Sensory Panel member and Panel leader
Strictly Olive Oil offers consulting services on marketing opportunities to olive oil producers as well as tasting and blending services. Nancy is an internationally-certified Taste Panel Leader and received certification as a Taste Panel Supervisor from O.N.A.O.O. in 2005.
Castro Valley, CA
tel: 510-351-5201
nancy@nancyash.com
www.strictlyoliveoil.com

Kathryn Tomajan
Milling, quality improvement, marketing, education, event planning
COOC Sensory Panel member
Kathryn is a miller for hire, making award winning extra virgin olive oil & specializing in operational quality control procedures.  She also designs educational programs, taste training and culinary events.
Berkeley, CA
tel: (707) 336-2713
ktomajan@gmail.com
http://www.kathryntomajan.com/

Pablo Voitzuk
Milling Consultant
COOC Sensory Panel Member
Worldwide, based in Oakland, CA
tel: 530-701-5718
pablovoitzuk@yahoo.com

The Olive Garden Ltd. (Japan)
An olive nursery, olive oil, and related products importer located in Japan. Market information provider to Japanese growers and consumers with intention to act as a global facilitator for the olive industry and market in Japan.
tel: +81-3-3303-7462
kanamaru@olivegarden@gmail.com
www.olivegarden.jp