Tradition vs Efficiency

Tradition vs Efficiency

Are the olives picked in the same way as 100 years ago? Nowadays diverse techniques are used to pick the olives. The most recognized and commonly used methods today are the trunk shaker and the pneumatic comb. The trunk shaker is a mechanical method of picking done by clamping an...

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Do you know the difference between different types of oil?

Do you know the difference between different types of oil?

Even those of us who consider ourselves regular olive oil users and aficionados might struggle to say what the differences are between an extra virgin olive oil and a virgin olive oil. The quality? The origin? The type of olive used to make it? So let's clear up those doubts......

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The empeltre variety... what foods does it work best with?

The empeltre variety... what foods does it work best with?

“A wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human blessings. Let food be thy medicine”. - Hippocrates. "Let food be thy medicine," declared Hippocrates, and we couldn’t agree more. The exceptional health benefits of extra virgin olive oil (as we have described in previous articles) undoubtedly make...

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