Olive Oil Maker and Olive Oil Business Consultant, Marco is leading several olive oil projects all over the world. He gained his technical experience in the field of milling olives in Tuscany since he was seventeen years old. After qualifying in economics, he has been dedicated to agriculture and his passion: olive oils. He is an extra virgin olive oil taster and a professional olive oil maker since 2001. At that time he was leading the organic production of BIOLIVE, Argentina, running an orchard of 3,700 acres and a mill of ten tons per hour capacity. In 2006 he founded SCANU OLIVICULTORI, his olive business & consulting company, creating new extra virgin olive oils such us Olivos Patagonicos, D’Isola in Argentina, and was also the quality manager in Colinas de Garzon and Olivares de Rocha, Uruguay, and General Manager in Dievole, Tuscany, Italy.

Now he is operating as an international consultant. His specialized consultancy focuses on extra virgin olive oil high quality production, projecting and consultancy for olive orchard management, projecting and consultancy for olive mills management, chemical and sensorial analysis, blends for international markets, personalized sensorial profile for company brands, training and marketing.

Some prizes all over the world:

2016 International Awards:  MARCO OREGGIA TOP20, ITALY - IL MAGNIFICO, ITALY - SOL D’ORO, Northern Hemisphere, ITALY – AIPO 1° PRIZE, ITALY - MARCO MUGELLI AWARD, LOS ANGELES International Competition, USA - 3 GOLD MEDALS in NYOOC, USA - PREMIER MEDAL in OLIVE JAPAN, JAPAN - 2 GOLD MEDALS in Oil China Competition, CHINA.

2015 International Awards: AIPO 1° PRIZE, ITALY - ARMONIA 2 FIRST CLASSIFIED, ITALY - MARCO MUGELLI AWARD, LOS ANGELES International Competition, USA - 2 GOLD MEDALS in NYOOC, USA – PREMIER MEDAL in OLIVE JAPAN, JAPAN.

2014 International Awards: DIPLOMA DI GRAN MENZIONE - XXIII PREMIO INTERNAZIONALE LEONE D’ORO DEI MASTRI OLEARI - 2 GOLD MEDALS in NYOOC, USA - 1 GOLD MEDAL, LOS ANGELES International Competition, USA


2012 International Awards: GRAN OLIVO DE ORO, CUYOLIVA, ARGENTINA

2010 International Awards: GRAN OLIVO DE ORO, CUYOLIVA, ARGENTINA

2004 International Awards: BYOL Special Award, ITALY

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