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History of olives in Australia

1805 Olives were first planted in groves in Parramatta near Sydney. All the states except Tasmania were planted with some varieties of olive trees during the 1800s. 1830 South Australia began to lead the charge of the olive industry. 1851 Five varieties of Olive trees that had come from Marseilles went on to produce oil […]

The complete olive guide

Want to know the difference between a Chalkidiki and a Cerignola or a Superior and a Super Mammoth? In the 30 years we have been sharing olives from all over the world, the humble olive has come a long way from the solitary offering of a stuffed green olive. Check out our olive guide, taking […]

A message from the CEO

Sandhurst was started by Italian-born couple, Vince and Geraldine Lubrano in 1988. Today, it is run by their Australian sons, Mimmo and Ray. Being a family-owned business means that every product has a personal seal of approval and adheres to the highest levels of care and quality. To this day, Sandhurst remains an ongoing celebration […]