Hello, we’re Olivery. Olive oil made easy
We bottle the best Italian olive oil and deliver it to you whenever you need it. Quickly, simply and deliciously.
The bottle is re-usable and you can refill it by ordering a refill pack for less than 10 euros. The refill will be delivered through your letterbox so no need to stay home.
Olivery is the world’s very first olive oil in a Smart Bottle. From now on, you’ll never have to worry about your olive oil supply anymore. When your bottle is almost empty, the LED light changes from green to red and the chip sends a Bluetooth message to our mobile app, oLi. oLi asks if you’d like to order some more oil and then sends us a message if you do. Your order is then delivered in a sustainable refill pack that fits neatly through your letterbox, and, if you order before 17.00, your new oil will be on your doormat the following day.
Our smart bottle is made from Violettglass, a special type of light reflecting glass for a very good reason. Our friends at the engineering agency Miron in Switzerland did research into the behaviour of light in glass and it’s effect on the contents inside. They concluded that not all colours of the light spectrum cause fruit and veg to oxidise and, in fact, violet and infrared slow down the aging process. So Miron have helped us create a bottle that blocks all colours except these two. This special black glass means your Olivery oil stays perfect for up to six months. Just remember to screw the cap back on after.
At the moment, our refill pack is made from recyclable plastic – currently the best solution for sending olive oil by post. We’re working on two different possible solutions - plastic from recycled plastic and plastic from organic and compostable material (meaning you can recycle the packaging with all your other garden and kitchen waste). While both these packaging solutions are new for oil, they’ve been proven to work brilliantly with other food. So we’ve got a good feeling we’ll have a better solution in the not to distant future. We’re hoping to finish this project very soon but in the meantime, please recycle your refill pack with your other plastic waste.
Why do we use plastic instead of glass? Well, plastic is far more energy efficient for a start. To make or even recycle glass, you need to heat it to very high temperatures which increases the carbon footprint. Glass is also impractical and heavy to transport. Our refill pack is light, needs very little material to protect what’s inside and can be delivered through regular post.
It’s far more efficient and environmentally friendly than parcel deliveries or buying your oil from the supermarket. So olive oil in the post is the way forward. We’ve also designed our refill pack so that you can squeeze every last drop of oil into your bottle. Zero waste, maximum taste. Glass bottles leave between 6 and 14% of the product in packaging.
Register at Olivery, download our app oLi and make your first order via the app or our website. Once we’ve received your order, we’ll send your Smart Bottle and your first refill pack. Then you just fill up the bottle, link it to your smart phone via Bluetooth and that’s it. Cook away without worrying if you’re down to your last drop.
Once you’ve used 80% of your oil, the chip in your bottle sends a Bluetooth message to our app oLi and asks if you’d like to order some more oil. Simply click OK to confirm and you’re done. Enjoy the rest of your cooking.
As soon as we receive your confirmation, our logistics centre automatically sends you a new refill pack. Order before 17.00 and your new refill pack will arrive the next day, for less than 10 euros.
What’s more, the refill pack will be delivered through your letterbox so no need to stay home and wait for the delivery man.
And just in case you were worrying, your Smart Bottle has a Bluetooth connection with your phone - not a 24/7 direct hot line to us. That kind of George Orwell 1984 business would freak us out too.
Having a big family dinner? Organising the summer school barbecue? Or just need more oil for whatever you’re cooking? You can take charge of your own olive oil supplies by clicking on the app for an extra refill. We’ll make sure to send it that same day.
Click, click, go. It’s that simple.
Always having enough oil is only worthwhile if it’s the very best oil there is.
Luckily, Olivery oil is just that.
Our extra virgin olive oil is made from cold pressed olives in Puglia in the South Italy. In the middle of Puglia, you’ll find the Gargano National Park, a protected nature reserve of great beauty. The soil there is full of minerals and Gargano also happens to enjoy 300+ sunny days as well as a light sea breeze. Olive tree heaven, basically. The olives from this region are small yet packed with flavour making them ideal for top-notch olive oil.
Olive harvest - Shake it off
Selecting the best olives
Our olive oil is 100% pure nature. The olives are harvested when they are fully ripe and pressed immediately in order to preserve all the flavour and healthy antioxidants. After pressing, the oil is then filtered and spun so no water or pulp is left. No pulp and no water means you can heat your oil up to 260°C without it getting smoky or splashy. Grilling happiness awaits...
You can use Olivery oil for everything from grilling to dressings, from cooking to dipping – anything requiring excellent olive oil. And if for whatever reason, you don’t like our oil, you can send it back and we’ll refund you your money immediately. No questions asked.
After finishing his high school diploma, 17 year old Ridder had no idea what he wanted to be when he grew up. His dad told him to go and find a job and, being the adventurous sort, Ridder left home in a battered old Fiat to find work in the olive orchards of his beloved Italy. Three years later, he came home, minus the Fiat, but full of knowledge about olives, oil, recipes and enthusiasm. Ridder went on to found Liquido d’Oro in 2009 and successfully launched online olive oil in twelve countries across Europe.
Whilst checking a Kickstarter campaign, Ridder heard about these things called clever chips and it got him thinking. Could these chips be used to help people have the very best olive oil whenever they needed it?
He asked a few entrepreneurial friends to think about this new model with him and together with a marketeer, business guru, sales brain, logistics specialist and one very tall creative, Ridder set up Olivery.
Not everything in this world is running as smoothly as it should be. We’d like to do our part in changing that. At Olivery, we believe in the 10% model. If all companies in the world set aside 10% of their profits for good, then almost anything can be solved, right?
Our 10% goes to refugee children in the South of Italy where our oil comes from. We believe that all kids have the right to a proper education, no matter where they are or how they ended up there. Every kid deserves the opportunity to learn to read, write and gain other useful skills so that they can go on do even greater things when they grow up.
We need your support to make sure that we can start producing our first 1000 bottles. We will use the funds raised on Kickstarter for:
Manufacturing: Our reliable manufacturing partners need a minimum financial commitment to get started on a large manufacturing run. This is why we have set our funding target at €35.000. By hitting this funding goal, we will be able to put in a larger order with our partners, enabling us to serve the exact customer demand.
Testing: We will continue testing the Smart Bottle, refill packs and our app oLi to guarantee the best possible product by the time it launches in March 2019.
We’ve got the oil. We’ve got clever bottles. So now, we need your help to kickstart our first production run. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or send us a private message on Kickstarter.
Pre-order your own bottle today and help make this project reality.
Risks and challenges
With years of experience in producing Italian extra virgin olive oil, product design, product testing, e-commerce and logistics we are confident that we can deliver a perfect olive oil bottle to you based on the timeline defined in our campaign. We already have a first sample set of bottles and refills which are being tested as we speak.
We have gathered reliable and trustworthy manufacturer that always leads the way in innovation. Our production partner has years of experience in developing and producing industrial weighing electronics.
Over the past five years, we have produced thousands of olive oil bottles and shipped them all over the world. We will ship Olivery from distribution centers in The Netherlands and the US.
Our biggest risk is the unsuccessful completion of this Kickstarter campaign. We’re ready to go.
We will keep you posted
Is there nothing that can go wrong? Of course there is: setbacks, such as delays in our production process, can always occur. However, we will always find a solution.
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