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Buying your Olive Oil!

Are you a bit lost when buying  your olive oil (EVOO)? If this is the case I am going to give you a few tips to help you make your decision. They will apply especially to choosing finishing oils.  It means EVOO that we use raw oil for dipping with bread, toast bread, salads, soups, [...]

Food pairing

The notion of food pairing is based on combining different foods with Extra Virgin Olive Oil in order to achieve a particular result. In other words, for me it would be the intelligent use of EVOO in the kitchen, with the intention of making the most of it. Since we have  fruity, bitter and spicy [...]

Flos Olei 2016, The best Olive Oils

Flos Olei 2016 has been published recently (Oct 2015) and we are very proud to announce that some of the oils we are marketing are again included in it.Hurra! Some of them are rated very highly indeed and our oils scored (out of 100) as follows: Finca La Torre- Top 20 “The Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil of [...]

Olive oil ice cream

Olive Oil ice cream is another fantastic way to enjoy your favourite EVOO. I thought it would be a good idea to share this with you now, as summer is normally the best time of the year for ice cream (although the weather is not always as warm as it's supposed to be, but never [...]

World’s Best Extra Virgin Olive Oils (EVOO)

Which are the World's Best Extra Virgin Olive Oils ? There is no doubt that Spain is the number one producer of Olive Oil in the world (60% of worldwide production in 2013/14). But perhaps what not many people know is that Spain also produces very good quality oils. According to the ranking of the [...]

Keep away from heat and light

Keep away from heat and light is an instruction that we read on bottles of E.V.O.O. From December 2014 keep away from heat and light is a compulsory piece of information that has to appear on every single bottle of EVOO in order to comply with E.U regulation. But why is this a legal labeling [...]

Food Unwrapped

Food Uwrapped did a program on Monday the 16th of March about the Olive Oil sector in the UK,  they also selected six EVOO from different supermarkets to check if they were up to scratch. Fraud or mislabelling has always been a continuous problem in the Olive Oil industry. For this reason, when the  production team [...]

Bottling companies

Bottling companies are commercial enterprises whose output is the bottling of beverages for distribution, in our case Olive Oil. There are many around the world, even in the UK. Their business is to buy huge amounts of Olive Oil (Extra Virgin, Virgin or pure Olive Oil), pour into a bottle and then distribute the final [...]

Cazorla

Cazorla may sound quite familiar to you if you are a football fan. Cazorla  is the surname of a Spanish football player (Santi) from Arsenal F.C in London.  But Cazorla is also a lovely little town near  Jaen, surrounded by lovely mountains from the Sierra de Cazorla, Segura y Las Villas  National Park and also by hundreds of [...]

Oleocanthal

'Oleocanthal' was an unknown word for me until I started to learn about the health benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Today it is more familiar to me, even more so after going  to a conference in Cordoba (Spain) on 21 November 2014 (after my two week course in Jaen). The conference was conducted by the American [...]