In our Alfa-Lavaal continuous cycle oil press, the oil
extraction process is divided into different stages of
When olives arrive in our oil press they are at the moment
stored in pierced hampers to permit the passing of the
air for a better preservation.
An essential precautions is the working of the olives
within 24 hours.
The olives manufacturig cycle foresees:
CLEANING OF THE OLIVES
The olives are washed and leaves, twigs and soil are
removed because could cause a malfunction of the system.
The milling is useful to prepare the dough in the right
size for the following stages of manufacturing.
In this stage the dough obtained in the press is mixed,
then kneaded four times.
The constant movement of the dough helps the aggregation
of the drops of oil.
When the dough is ready is channelled in the decanter,
where the oil is separated by water and husk.
The oil extracted by the decanter is purified by any
remaining water, then destined to the consumption.
The oil obtained is put in the cisterns of stainless
steel which, connetted with different manufacturing
lines, permit the arrival of the oil directly in bottles
or cans, which are filled, sealed with the cap and wrapped
in boxes, assuring the greatest higiene