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The man behind the olive tree

October 27 2016

AFTER graduating from Marcus Oldham in 1993, Rob McGavin decided to pursue a career in horticulture, and purchased a small vineyard in the Riverland of South Australia. Five years later, Mr McGavin, and fellow Marcus Oldham graduate Paul Riordan, founded Boundary Bend Limited, Australia’s largest vertically integrated olive company, that specialises in the production of […]

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Boundary Bend Olives eyes the global stage

June 6 2016

Growing demand from health-conscious Australian consumers for local extra virgin olive oil is fuelling a dramatic switch away from cheaper imports from Spain, Italy and Greece of dubious quality and origin. Just three years ago, 73 per cent of the $250 million retail market for olive oils was filled by imports, with local producers grabbing […]

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Best in Class at the 2016 New York International Olive Oil Competition

May 16 2016

MELBOURNE May, 2016 — Cobram Estate, Australia’s most awarded Extra Virgin olive oil producer, has followed up its stunning performance at the 2015 New York International Olive Oil Competition with another great medal haul at the 2016 Competition. Announced in New York, Cobram Estate collected an unprecedented three gold medals, a silver and a Best […]

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Ode to the Olive

May 6 2016

MELBOURNE May 2016 – Local outfit Cobram Estate Olive oils – quite an Australian success story. Way up in Boundary Bend near Cobram, they’ve got one million olive trees and a huge processing plant and they are churning out quite literally some of the best olive oil in the world – the place is littered […]

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Rob McGavin from Boundary Bend Estate discusses olive oil sales in America

March 28 2016

Listen here to Rob McGavin discuss olive oil sales in America Source: ABC News | Duration: 4min 40sec

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To win over younger generations of customers comes down to one thing — telling the truth

March 28 2016

Boundary Bend has started selling products targeted at Millennials (otherwise known as Generation Y) in the United States who have a high disposable income. The estate’s Rob McGavin said market research showed word of mouth was key to growing a reputation in the market. “How the product looks and feels both in terms of bottle […]

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