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.


Training and consolidation of the ESAO Team.


First National Prize – Communication in the Olive Oil Sector.

Official congratulatory telegram from the President of the Government Organism.


The Embassy of Spain in Tokyo selects ESAO to carry out seminars on olive oil aimed at Japanese importers.

First School in the olive sector accredited by the State Foundation for Employment Training of the Government of Spain.


First online virgin olive oil tasting training in Spanish, English and French.

First edition of the ESAO Awards in recognition of the highest quality EVOOs.


First Business School of the olive sector.


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


Signing of collaboration agreements with Universities in Spain and Portugal.

ESAO is selected as a continuous training entity for entities such as DCOOP or Aldi.

Obtaining the ISO 9001 quality certificate preserving the ESAO standards of excellence.


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.


The Chamber of Commerce of Messinia (Greece) selects ESAO as an expert on the situation of the olive oil market in Spain.


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