Cruz de Piedra, Maipú

MENDOZA, ARGENTINA.

Founded in 1906, Laur was a pioneer not only in the implementation of olive trees in Mendoza but also in the olive oil industry. In 2019, it was named the 4th most important olive oil factory in the world and the 1st one in Argentina.

Timeline

OUR STORY
THROUGH TIME

1906
Foundation
Our olive oil factory was founded by Francisco Laur, a French immigrant from the region of Loire, in the south of France. He moved to Cruz de Piedra, Maipu, in the early 1900s.
1996
Technological Innovation
From 1996, a process of technological innovation was implemented. We incorporated modern machines to extract olive, which belong to the so-called continuous centrifugal extraction system.
2010
New owners
In 2010, the factory was bought by the Millan family.
2012
General manager and winemaker
Gabriel Guardia has been the general manager and winemaker at Laur from 2012.
2019
4th in the world
In 2019, Laur was named the 4th most important olive oil factory in the world and the 1st one in Argentina by the EVOO World Ranking.
Company Owner

JOSÉ MILLÁN

The Millan family acquired the Olive oil factory in 2010. In that moment, Jose Millan decided that he wanted it to be the best olive oil factory in Argentina. He had a clear vision.

José Millán
Gabriel Guardia
Our manager and winemaker

GABRIEL GUARDIA

Winemaker graduated from Don Bosco, as General Manager he placed Laur as the 4th most important in the world.

In 8 years

165 AWARDS

With a growing number of awards each year, the Mendocinian olive oil factory strengthens its place as one of the top ten in the world and number one in Argentina.

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