Juno Olives is a medium-sized grove of almost 2,000 trees in the Wairarapa. It was established in 2001 and is owned by Ian and Karen Juno. As well as taking out Best Boutique in the 2017 New Zealand Extra Virgin Olive Oil Awards, Juno Olives is one of the most awarded groves in New Zealand. Juno Picual has a sweet flavor of ripe tomatoes with sweet vegetable hints. It is well-balanced with a lingering flavor and clean lively finish.
Olives New Zealand has more than 200 members, representing the majority of commercial olive groves and most of the smaller groves in New Zealand. Our growers vary in size from hobby groves of less than 100 trees to the commercial groves of 40,000 trees. Olives New Zealand sets and maintains quality standards for New Zealand-produced olive products, provides quality research and development and facilitates progressive direction for stakeholders in the olive industry.