about us
The Spanish Association of Exporters and Industrialists of Table Olives, ASEMESA, is the organization that represents the manufacturing, marketing and export industry of this product, in which Spain is a world leader.

ASEMESA is one of the oldest business associations in Spain. It is a nationwide association headquartered in Seville, province where most of the production and industry of table olives is concentrated.

Both its denomination and its functions have evolved over time, although it has always remained faithful to the commitments with which it was born: to represent the sector and defend its interests.
mission
Contribute to the development of the Spanish table olive industry through coordination, defense and representation of their interests before the Public Administration and the other branches of the sector.
vision
Maintain and improve the position of ASEMESA as representative and interlocutor of the Spanish table olive industry.
values
  • Work vision of a professional nature defined by rigor and analysis.
  • Global approach in the analysis of issues in line with the international nature of the sector.
  • Commitment to collaboration with the Administration.
  • Search for debate and joint study of issues to always achieve maximum consensus.
association purposes

The purposes of the association are set out in article 5 of the Statutes: “ the defense of the collective professional interests of its affiliated companies dedicated to the elaboration, marketing or export of table olives, as well as their promotion and development and coordination and promotion of such interests.

In addition to what is established in its Statutes, ASEMESA's activities must serve the fulfillment of the objectives set by the General Assembly, which reflect the main concerns expressed by the associated companies and which are the following:

  • competition from emerging third countries
  • olive quality maintenance
  • survival of higher cost varieties
  • respect for the environment
  • profitability improvement
  • public recognition of the sector's contribution to society
management body
PRESIDENT
D. José Ignacio Montaño Díaz (AGRO SEVILLA ACEITUNAS, S.C.A.)
VICE PRESIDENTS
D. Francisco Javier Escalante Terrón (ACEITUNAS GUADALQUIVIR, S.L.)
D. Juan Manuel Camacho Bilbao (ÁNGEL CAMACHO ALIMENTACIÓN, S.L.)
SECRETARY
D. Antonio Carrasco Fernández (GOYA EN ESPAÑA, S.A.U.)
TREASURER
D. Ignacio Loring Lasarte (ESTEPAOLIVA S.L)
VOWELS
D. Antonio Berasaluce Díez (ACEITUNAS CAZORLA, S.L.)
D. Manuel Carrizosa Delgado (ACEITUNAS DE MESA, S.L.)
D. Jesús del Canto Hidalgo (EUROLIVA, S.A.)
D. Sebastián Castillo Palma (OLEO MORÓN, S.L.)
D. Carlos Jiménez Díaz (INTERNACIONAL OLIVARERA, S.A.)
D. José Muñoz Mauri (ACEITUNAS SEVILLANAS, S.A.)
D. Carlos Pardo Gascón (INDUSTRIAS ALIMENTARIAS DE NAVARRA, S.A.)
D. Salvador Reyes García (DCOOP, S.C.A)
D. Francisco Sánchez Blázquez (SANMER, S.A.)
D. Francisco Torrent Cruz (ACEITUNAS TORRENT, S.L.)
COMMISSIONS
Comisión de Calidad y Normas
Comisión de Promoción
Comisión de Investigación y Medio Ambiente
Comisión de Estrategia
GENERAL SECRETARY
D. Antonio de Mora Gutiérrez
DEPUTY DIRECTOR
D. José Manuel Escrig Soto
services and activities
market information

Providing members with the most complete and up-to-date information on the table olive market is one of ASEMESA's most important and valued activities.

  • Export statistics
  • Import tracking
  • National market
  • Production and stock balances
  • Harvesting capacities
monitoring and regulatory management

Follow-up of any type of regulation that may affect the sector and presentation of the corresponding claims.

participation in organizations and institutions

  • Civil Dialogue Group of Olives and Oil of the EU (former Consultative Committee)
  • International Olive Council
    • Advisory Committee on Olive Oil and Table Olives
    • Table Olive Standards Working Group
    • Statistics Working Group
  • Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness
    • International Trade Negotiations Advisory Committee
    • Sector Advisory Committee Strategy for the Internationalization of the Agrifood Sector
  • Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment
    • Plenary General Council Interprofessional Agrifood Organizations
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    • Sectorial Table of Olive Oil and Table Olives
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    • Advisory Council of the Food Information and Control Agency
  • Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Food and Environment
    • Andalusian Council of Olivar
    • Working Group Strategic Plan Agroindustria Andaluza
    • Olive table
  • Confederation of Entrepreneurs of Andalusia:
    • General Assembly and Board of Directors
    • General, Territorial and Sectorial Secretaries
    • International Relations Council
    • Environmental Business Council
  • Official Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Navigation of Seville:
    • International Affairs Committee
  • Federation of Food and Beverage Industries
    • Directors Committee
    • Board of Directors and General Assembly
    • Committee on Food Policy, Nutrition and Health
      • Working Group on Food Security and Quality
    • Competitiveness and Sustainability Committee
      • Chain Working Group
      • Dynamization Working Group
    • IAB Business Development Committee
      • Internationalization Working Group
    • Communication and Relationship with the Associate Committee
interaceituna

The Association of Exporters and Industrialists of Mesa Olive plays an important role within the Interprofessional of the sector, Interaceituna, being one of the promoters of its creation and actively participating in its governing bodies:

  • Technical Committee
  • Board of Directors
  • General Assembly
communication

ASEMESA continuously monitors all news and events related to the table olive sector and positions itself in the name of the industry in matters in which it is deemed convenient.

formation

With the objective of facilitating the associated companies the development of their activity and the fulfillment of the obligations established in the abundant regulations that affect the industry, the association organizes specific training courses to meet the needs that arise.

circulars

Keeping the associated companies perfectly informed constitutes a preferential object of the association, which is why the preparation of circulars receives special attention:

  • Regulations
  • Export reports and market monitoring
  • Foreign trade
  • Innovation and Technology
  • Aid and subsidies
  • Promotion
  • Press

memory 2018

links of interest
INTERACEITUNA-ORGANIZACIÓN INTERPROFESIONAL DE LA ACEITUNA DE MESA
www.interaceituna.es
AICA (Agencia de Información y Control Alimentarios)
www.aica.gob.es
CONSEJO OLEICOLA INTERNACIONAL
www.internationaloliveoil.org
FIAB- FEDERACIÓN ESPAÑOLA DE INDUSTRIAS DE LA ALIMENTACIÓN Y BEBIDAS
www.fiab.es
ICEX España Exportación e Inversiones
www.icex.es
EXTENDA – AGENCIA ANDALUZA DE PROMOCIÓN EXTERIOR
www.extenda.es
AVANTE EXTREMADURA
www.extremaduraavante.es
Mº Agricultura (MAPA)
www.mapa.es
MINCOTUR
www.mincotur.gob.es
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