Savantes also conducts Extra Virgin Olive Oil Savantes, the professional internationally renowned olive oil tasting program, based on understanding and using olive oil and table olives.
Savantes is now held in Australia, Europe, New Zealand, South Africa, United Kingdom and the United States.
Simon Field has also written, published and distributed The Olive Handbook, The Table Olive Handbook, The Extra Virgin Olive Oil Taster's Companion, The Olive Oil Maker's Handbook, and the Olive and Olive Oil Marketing Handbook.
Simon Field is also the Managing Director of Salsi Pty Ltd, a family company which produces and markets the Salsi brand of organically certified extra virgin olive oil and table olives, from a 4,500 tree organic olive grove near St Arnaud, Victoria, Australia.
His experience and expertise were recently recognized by the leading Spanish quality association QvExtra. The honor of the status of ‘Socio Colabarador’ was conferred in relation to his work in promoting high quality extra virgin olive oil through Savantes.
Salsi Pty Ltd also established Olive Business in 1999, running trade shows, conferences and olive industry promotions as well as launching olivebusiness.com.