About Us

The Modern
Olives offering

Established
in 2015

Modern Olives are a leading provider of technical services to the olive oil industry. We have expertise in chemical and sensory testing.  We also offer personalised blending advice and undertake research projects relating to olive oil and olive products.

Highest Quality Testing

We pride ourselves on providing high-quality, accurate and in-depth analysis. Our team members are experts in their field and we are dedicated to making sure each of our clients understand their results, and how these can be interpreted to make changes for improved product quality for the next harvest.

Our Lab

Our laboratory is qualified to test olives and olives derivatives, including physical, chemical and organoleptic testing to determine compliance with food regulations. Additionally, we provide contaminant detection for a range of pesticides, heavy metals and plasticizers for clients who require assurance of the health and safety of their product.

Quality Assurance experts

We have a Quality Assurance Team, whose role is to ensure that we are exceeding expectations in our duties as a multi-accredited laboratory. Modern Olives regularly submit to proficiency testing with AOCS, and is accredited by the authorities list below.

Laboratory recognised by International Olive Council (IOC) for the physio-chemical analysis of olive oils and olive-pomace oils – Type B: Advanced Testing (01/12/2023 – 30/11/2024)
American Association for Laboratory Accreditation. For scope of accreditation refer to www.a2la.org
American Oil Chemists’ Society (Chemical and Sensory Analysis)
American Oil Chemists’ Society Approved Chemist (Natalia Ruiz)

Certifications