After selling olive trees for almost a decade, Aaron Mount has finally decided to sell olive oil as well — but not from his own trees. Ancient Olive Trees CEO Aaron Mount is the company’s only full-time employee.
Mount, the CEO of Ancient Olive Trees, projects his company will sell about 1,000 of cases of olive oil in 2014. Ancient Olive Trees, the name of both the tree-selling and olive oil businesses run by Mount, launched the oil brand in September of last year and sold 300 cases in the last few months of 2013.
“I think olive oil will grow as a whole as people realize the benefits of olive oil,” Mount said. “That’s what inspired me.”Olive tree company has finally decided to sell olive oil...,