Pioneers in Olive Oil Training


At ESAO, the Olive Oil School of Spain, we are pioneers of Olive Oil Education

We were the first highly specialized school in the Olive Oil sector. We founded the School with a strong commitment for EVOO education and culture.

At the Olive Oil School of Spain we are committed to share the latest trends of the market and to offer our participants all the support they need.

At ESAO we look to the future with an entrepreneurial nature. We are committed to technology applied to the development of the olive oil sector. We defend diversity and we promote innovation as a way to grow in this complex sector. We move fast and anticipate to the changes and challenges with innovative training proposals. We promote talent and all our programs, from Certifications to Professional Courses, rely on the development of a rigorous knowledge and an innovative mindset.

We have trained more than 900 professionals which use their knowledge everyday to improve the quality of their work with olive oil.

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Inauguration of ESAO headquarters in Valencia.

Signature of Collaboration Agreement with the Polytechnic University of Valencia.


Launch of the First Intensive Course encompassing the entire olive oil value chain.

Launch of the First International Tasting Club specialized in extra virgin olive oil.


First National Prize for Olive Culture.

Personal congratulations from the President of the Regional Governement of Valencia (Spain) for our job on olive oil training.

First course at international level taught exclusively by recognized master millers: Master Miller Course.


First Olive Oil specialised School to offer its training on a bilingual mode: Spanish-English.

First course at international level specific on Milling Mechanics.

The Spanish Embassy in Tokyo selects ESAO for seminars on olive oil aimed at Japanese importers.

First School of the olive sector registered as Organizing Entity of Fundae, the State Foundation for Employment Training.


Launch of the first online olive oil tasting course in Spanish, English and French.


The Università Mediterranea of Reggio Calabria (Italy) selects ESAO as an expert on the situation of the olive oil market in Spain.

Signature of a collaboration agreement with the University of Seville (Spain) and the Polytechnic Institute of Beja (Portugal).


First School specialised on the olive oil sector at international level that obtains the ISO 9001 quality certificate in all its training areas.


Launch of the first online campus at international level specialized in the olive sector, including both the Master Olive Oil Consultant Certification and the Olive Oil Sommelier Certification.


Launch of the first online and free Guide of the Best Extra Virgin Olive Oils in the world.


Free PDF Download: Your First Step on the Road to Olive Oil

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