Interview to Gonçalo Morais Tristão. Goçalo is the President of CEPAAL and has extensive experience in production and association in the olive sector. He is usually invited to share his knowledge and experience in workshops, focus group and other events.
CEPAAL is a non-profit association, based in Moura, whose goal is to increase the value of Olive Oil from Alentejo and promote it within Portugal and abroad. Members includes 26 producers and it is linked to the olive-growing and olive oil sector. CEPAAL offers a wide range of services such as technical support for production, labeling and legislation; collection service for competitions, etc. CEPAAL also leads the organisation of the World Olive Oil Summit that takes place annually in June in the Portuguese city of Santarém.