History

A tree deeply rooted to Spanish tradition

The olive
cultivation
harks back
in history

Olive trees have been used in the Mediterranean for thousands of years. Their fruit can be found throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Olives reached the Americas in the 16th century hand in hand with the Spanish settlers.

Right from the start, oil was extracted from olives whereas the fruit was eaten on its own. In fact, we know that more than 2000 years ago there were popular recipes of olives in brine all over the Mediterranean.

Nowadays, the table olive production in Spain is a major industry. A lot of improvements and technologies have been introduced to obtain the best quality out of this unique fruit.

However, in essence, Spanish olives are faithful to its culture and traditions, exporting the goods of Mediterranean diet the world over.

History

A tree deeply rooted to Spanish tradition

The olive
cultivation
harks back
in history

Olive trees have been used in the Mediterranean for thousands of years. Their fruit can be found throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Olives reached the Americas in the 16th century hand in hand with the Spanish settlers.

Nowadays, the table olive production in Spain is a major industry. A lot of improvements and technologies have been introduced to obtain the best quality out of this unique fruit.

However, in essence, Spanish olives are faithful to its culture and traditions, exporting the goods of Mediterranean diet the world over.