Eden Valley Olives is a fully established olive producing operation with state of the art processing facilities. The owners have looked to the future by allocating further areas for increasing the number of trees. Plans are approved for the addition of a tourist complex to fully integrate the potential of this enterprise, already located in a picturesque setting.
Situation: 65km south west of Moree via Terry Hie Hie
Area & Title: 577 Ha (1427 acres) freehold
Country: Rises gently away from flats along Berrigal Creek to a more sloping landscape towards the edges of the valley. Soils vary from red clay loam to sandy clay loam with some gravel content in places. Approximately 445 Ha have been cleared and developed for olive production or dryland farming. The remaining land consists of mostly native bushland.
Olive Production: Number of fields: 5
Trees Planted: 15,000
Varieties: Kalamata (olives)
Giant Kalamata (olives)
Hardys Mammoth (olives/oil)
Nevadillo Blanco (oil)
Rainfall: 650mm annual average
Water: Double frontage to Berrigal Creek, 8 dams with total capacity of 20megs, 1 x bore equipped with motor and pump, 1 x bore unequipped, 1 x well equipped with electric motor and submersible pump, 1 x well unequipped.
Irrigation Licence: 38 megalitre licence on Berrigal Creek
Improvements: Homestead: 3 bedroom timber home, kitchen, dining area, dining room, lounge room, enclosed verandah, detached meat-house, garage, set in established garden.
Other Accommodation: 10 rooms in dongas, toilet and shower blocks
Machinery Sheds: 2 skillion sheds
Olive Production Facilities: Oil Processing factory including oil press, office, testing laboratory, pulp extraction and storage facilities, 1 tonne per hour Pieralisi oil processing.
Olive processing factory including picking, packaging and storage facilities plus sorting conveyer and stainless steel benches.
Storage: 2 x olive pickling rooms, capable of holding approximately 100 tonne of barrel storage. 2 x portable storage containers.
Cool room: 4m x 9m unit