Farga Olive Oil: A Gift from Our Ancestors

The olive trees of the Farga varietal are trees with an open and robust appearance, that provide generous harvests in good years and blossom early to offer small-medium sized olives.

In Jaén, ‘Conquering Palates’ to Get a Fair Price for Olive Oil

How important is olive oil to people in Jaén? Just ask the Spanish province's council president, Francisco Reyes Martínez.
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An Interview with Juan Echanove

Committed to the cause, Juan has never faltered in his determination to spread the peculiarities of our raw materials.

Olive Oil History: Packaging, Transportation and Sale

The main hub of oil production in ancient Baetica was centered in the Valle Medio del Guadalquivir where potter centres made the large and heavy oil amphorae to transport oil.
Olive Oil Times Special

Manzanilla Cacereña

Of humble origins, like those of the people who have been farming it for centuries, the Manzanilla Cacereña olive is one of the most prized varietals among all those existing in Spain.

Casas de Hualdo: The Most Beautiful Olive Grove in the World

Observed from any of the hills surrounding the mill, Case de Hualdo looks like the illustration of a very lovely picture postcard.
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The Hojiblanca varietal is capable of adapting to extremes in which other varietals cannot always guarantee their own survival.

An Interview with Maximiliano Arteaga Blanco

His young company has become an international benchmark offering services designed to help olive oil producers achieve the best quality.