Currently, OLEOCAMPO Group comprises one bottling plant and five olive oil mills, Santa Catalina, San Bartolomé and La Unión in Torredelcampo, Consolación in Torredonjimeno and San Francisco de Asís in Villardompardo (Jaén), companies that go back more than fifty years in the production of virgin olive oil extra for bottling and marketing in Oleocampo.
OLEOCAMPO Co. was founded for an indefinite period on October 29th 1994, in Torredelcampo, Jaén, having as its purpose, among others, the industrial processing of all products and by-products of olives, coming from partner cooperatives, their marketing and sale, on both domestic and foreign markets, as well as the activity of lenders as materialized in the Credit Section, the purpose of which is to obtain the necessary financing for the cooperative and its partners. The company has its registered office and tax domicile in Torredelcampo (Jaén), which is where its installations are located.
At present, more than 2.000 partners are part of Oleocampo Group, managed by executive board. The Oleocampo Group, a body formed by the bottling plant and the production centers, San Bartolomé, Santa Catalina de Garcíez. and Unión de Torredelcampo, is a solid company combining experience and know-how in everything to do with the marketing of olive oils at the national and international levels, and is regarded as a reference at the provincial and national levels, being among the top 30 traders of olive oil in Spain.
The main concern of Oleocampo is the marketing of extra virgin olive oil throughout the country and also abroad, being present in China, India, USA, Uruguay, Panama, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, United Kingdom, Nigeria, South Africa, France, Italy, Holland and Germany.
For the partners making up the group we have the Credit Section, the Partner Attention Service, where they are attended to for single payment, income tax returns, prevention of occupational risks, enrolments and withdrawals in social security; they have a Fuels and Plant Protection Products Unit, and Advice in dealing with pests and diseases in olive cultivation.
In our R&D+i department, projects are underway for boosting renewable energies by taking advantage of by-products from olive oil production; there is also research into demonstrating the highly beneficial qualities for our organisms which extra virgin olive oil has; efforts are also being devoted to the creation of prototypes for the traditional harvesting of olive groves on hillsides with self-driven umbrellas; and Oleocampo is looking at ways to reduce the harvesting costs and to make traditional olive plantations more profitable.