The Andalusian Agricultural Cooperative Nuestra Señora del Carmen, is located in Martos, in the heart of the region of the South Countryside of Jaén, given fertile lands near the river Guadalquivir, where the main activity is the cultivation of olive trees, mostly rainfed and Picual impregnating her virgin olive oils of special features and excellent in taste and smell
The town of Martos, from its Roman origins (twin colony Tuccitana augusta) through Muslim rule, until now, has been marked by the culture of the olive tree and its fruit and has developed an idiosyncratic around olive oil, reflected in its economy, customs and cuisine.
La Nuestra. Sra. Del Carmen cooperative was formed in year 1964 with 87 members. Since its inception, the company policy has been the desire for expansion and improvement of its facilities, services and products. Currently has over 350 members, a land area of 5,700 hectares of olive groves, with an estimated average production of five and a half million kilos of oil.
It has since 2004 a new factory, a pioneer in technical and technological progress and certification Quality Management and Environmental Management under ISO 9001 and 14001 respectively, helping to ensure, in all productive processes, traceability and food safety our final products.
The cooperative integrated into your organization a "Committee Demand" identifying needs and define solutions. It is our pillar for the company this customer-oriented and market-started we are guided by him in every decision, investment and change.
One of the pillars of the company policy has been the desire for expansion, sustained strategies for continuous improvement of our processes in all areas of the organization. In constant growth since its inception we be committed to continual renewal implementing technical and technological changes necessary for us to remain one of the leaders in the field of Virgin Olive Oil. Without leaving aside the taste for tradition and the obsession with quality in the final product, focus efforts on the lines of action undertaken for traceability and product safety, weight becoming increasingly drawn plans and projects in these areas. In the daily work and in all areas of the organization breathes the maximum commitment to quality and absolute dedication to the customer.
"Keep "saying this, not forgetting the future," improving "
The mission of the cooperative is to contribute to more effective relationships between farmers and end customers, providing greater value to the consumer through the identification of opportunities for improvement along the wide string.
A new challenge, that of environmental sustainability, setting new targets that positions in the framework of a committed, lively and ambitious in the field of Environmental Management Olive Oil is also assumed.
The process of producing this oil starts off with rigorous controls flowering and ripening of olives on the tree, followed by a careful collection and sorting of the fruit. The selected olives are milled in its facilities, controlling all the parameters of the production process to ensure the highest level of quality and safety of the oils obtained.
The whole production process would not be possible without the team of professionals active in the various departments of the company. Highly qualified professionals, continuous training process and whose sole purpose is the achievement and implementation of the principle of excellence in product and business management.
VIRGIN OLIVE OIL TORREDONJIMENO, SOUTHERN COUNTRYSIDE JAÉN