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Olive Wellness Institute

Olive Wellness Institute


About Olive Wellness Institute

The Olive Wellness InstituteTM is a social responsibility venture, sponsored by Boundary Bend Limited and informed by an independent scientific Advisory Panel, with a mission to promote the dissemination of credible science related to Extra Virgin Olive Oil and other products derived from the olive tree.

Boundary Bend Limited is a leading producer of premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil with olive groves and olive mills in Australia and California USA, and owns Australia’s leading olive oil brands Cobram Estate and Red Island.  

Through the Olive Wellness InstituteTM, Boundary Bend Limited will help to educate, empower collaboration and grow the body of health-related evidence for olive products.

This project is also partially funded by Hort Innovation, using the Olive Fund research and development levy and contributions from the Australian Government. Hort Innovation is the grower owned, not-for-profit research and development corporation for Australian horticulture.

The strategic levy investment project Educating Health Professionals about Australian Olive Products OL19001 is part of the Hort Innovation Olive Fund.


Our Story

The Olive Wellness InstituteTM is a science repository on the nutrition, health and wellness benefits of olives and olive products, which is all subject to extensive peer review. The institute is guided by scientific experts that specialise in the nutrition, health and wellness benefits related to olive products.

This website is intended to be the go to source of credible information relating to the nutrition, health and wellness benefits of olives and olive products, such as Extra Virgin Olive Oil and other products derived from the olive tree.


Olive Health and Wellness

The olive tree is nature’s ancient source of health and wellness – it is naturally rich in healthy compounds. It is one of the oldest known cultivated trees in the world, and in many countries has been used for various health and wellness purposes since antiquity.


Our Mission

To increase awareness of Extra Virgin Olive Oil and other olive products by gathering, sharing and promoting expert, credible and evidence-based information on their nutrition, health and wellness benefits.

Ask our staff for the code word to go in the draw to win an olive health and wellness hamper valued at $100!


Olive Wellness Institute Team


Not all Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) is of high quality. To ensure you are buying authentic EVOO that is of a high quality follow the principles detailed in this guidance form below
The Olive Wellness Institute has created a dynamic oil comparison tool where you can assess the different characteristics of common cooking oils - We have also developed a downloadable booklet housing all the content related to oil comparisons, to help guide evidence-based recommendations for your patients.
A curated collection of Mediterranean Diet inspired recipes featuring Extra Virgin Olive Oil
A review of recent systematic literature reviews