Exploring the rich heritage and exceptional quality of extravirgin olive oil
Umbria boasts a real treasure: its extravirgin olive oil (EVO). This incredible product has a very long history dating back to the Romans when the fertile soils and favorable climate created the ideal conditions for its cultivation.
As trade routers expanded Umbria’s olive oil gained international acclaim for its exceptional quality.
The methods of harvesting and pressing have evolved over centuries and have changed a lot over the last twenty years with the cost of labour becoming more and more relevant .
Umbria is home to several indigenous varieties each imparting unique flavors and aromas to the olive oil. The Moraiolo, Leccino and Frantoio are among the most prominent each contributing to the complex and well-balanced profile of Umbrian Evo. The Moraiolo is definitely the one that gives the most distinguished taste with its touch of spiceness and bitterness.
Umbrian Evo is celebrated not only for its exquisite taste but also for its health enhancing properties. Rich in polyphenols, antioxidants, and mononsaturated fats it has been linked to numerous health benefits, including cardiovascular health and anti-inflammatory effects.
The low acidity and high quality production methods ensure that the olive oil retains its nutritional value and distinct flavor profile for a long time, However, olive oil should always be consumed fresh and never aged by purpose as all the good properties are at their highest when it’s freshly pressed.
No need to say Umbrian Evo plays a pivotal role in the region’s cuisine . Whether drizzled over a bruschetta , used in salad dressing or as finishing touch on meat it elevates the flovors of any traditional recipe.
Our olive oil is more than a basic ingredient: it’s a symbol of a region deeply connected to its agricultural roots. From the ancient groves to modern olive mills, the meticolous care taken in crafting this exceptional product reflects people’s commitment to preserve its culinary heritage.
As consumers worldwide seek high quality and healthy ingredients our olive oil is the answer to their needs.
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