The Board supports the mill with 92,000 euros for the installation of equipment to increase the quality of its products.

The Junta de Andalucía has granted the company "Campos de Uleila S.L." an aid of 92,950 euros for the installation of equipment to improve the oil extraction process. The investment to be made by the company will be 185,000 euros.

Campos de Uleila' has increased its production and therefore the investment of this line of aid will be dedicated to the purchase of new tanks to store more product and a protorreactor mixer and vertical centrifuge, which allows it to obtain a higher quality oil, being in turn more environmentally friendly as less waste is produced and energy savings and efficiency.

The 2016 call for the lines of aid for processing and marketing in the agri-food industries was endowed with 108.12 million euros and had different lines of action aimed at SMEs, the olive sector and large companies.

The aid for small and medium-sized companies benefited 113 SMEs in Andalusia as a whole, which will receive some 45 million subsidies to carry out investments worth 90 million euros. In the province of Almería, 15 companies will receive 5.8 million to carry out actions with a cost of 11.7 million euros.

The territorial delegate, José Manuel Ortiz Bono, has stated that the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development has published in the Official Gazette of the Junta de Andalucía (BOJA) the regulatory bases of the second call for aid aimed at agribusinesses in the autonomous community, which will add another 68.6 million euros to the 108.1 already made available to the sector in 2017 to support investments in processing, marketing and product development.

Campos de Uleila S.L. is a family oil mill located in Uleila del Campo, dedicated to the cultivation of olives and the purchase and sale of olives and their derivatives and the extraction, bottling, distribution and marketing of its oil.

The olives come from the farm property, with more than 15,000 olive trees and producers in the area, all the olives that are harvested are produced under integrated and organic production, is kept under strict controls throughout the production process, they have also achieved the official seal of Certified Quality of the Junta de Andalucía. The varieties with which they obtain their oil are picual, arbequina and hojiblanca.

Source: Almeria Newspaper