Pedro Barato

Olive oils from Spain, a commitment to the future

Spain is the largest producer and exporter of Olive Oil in the world with more than 340 million olive trees, which cover an area of ​​some 2.5 million hectares, the source of half the Olive Oil in the world.

Enjoy raw food lifestyle

Raw Food Lifestyle

You're well aware of how much we love the Mediterranean Diet. We are big advocates of this lifestyle because it allows you to eat a healthy, varied diet without cutting out foods - you can just make them healthier thanks to Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Spain.  This is why we're talking about Raw Food. This new trend inspires us and easily adapts to our Mediterranean lifestyle.

Olive Oils frokm Spain, the gift of health

Give the Gift of Health, Give Olive Oils From Spain

Get it right, every time. Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Spain is the best gift, here’s why:

Why give Olive Oils from Spain? 

Spain is the global leader in quality and quantity of Olive Oil produced and sold.               

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Haute Cuisine 2015: Trends that come and trends that go

Haute Cuisine 2015

The turn of the year is the best time to look back and take stock of what 2014 offered us and hazard a guess as to what 2015 has in store. Do any of these terms ring a bell with you: food truck, pop-up restaurant, insects as food, savoury cocktails or tapas

 king’s cake with Olive Oils from Spain

Learn how to make a king’s cake with Olive Oils from Spain

The Hermitage Garden in Moscow was filled with magic the weekend of 21 and 22 December. Hundreds of visitors enjoyed the Seasons magazine Christmas Fair, where visitors could experience the wonders of Christmas – buying fir trees, festive decorations and gifts that are not easily found, and sampling traditional food and drink. All in all, it was a unique weekend that also boasted the presence of several renowned chefs. 





但是荣誉归于罗马——世界的中心。  “帝国和皇帝用一盘小扁豆购买平民的政治权力。帝国皇帝不得不在罗马维持社会和平,并通过低成本提供食物进行。罗马帝国的存亡取决于来自贝提卡的橄榄油。”我们现在所知的被称为泰斯塔西奥山堆的巨大的垃圾堆放场证明了这一点。雷密萨尔教授和他的团队多年来一直在进行研究: “这是一个绝对的人造山堆,完全是由废油瓶组成的,其周长近一公里,高度近乎50米,从前那个时候还要大得多。它曾是一个有组织的垃圾堆放场。现在我们可以计算出从奥古斯都时期到公元三世纪在首都消费的橄榄油的80%到85%来自贝提卡。” 

Monte Testaccio




Monte Testaccio

Spanish olive groves fed the Roman Empire

“The amphoras of Baetica oil are the most abundant or most common in all of the Western Roman Empire.  Amphoras appear throughout all of Britain, in Wales, as well as in Belgium and Germany and even Switzerland.  They were also transported to Alexandria, Egypt, a distribution port which in turn shipped the oil to places as remote as Arikamedu, on the Eastern coast of India.”  Thus, amphoras containing oil from the banks of the Guadalquivir River in Andalusia traveled 8,000 kilometers to India two millennia ago!



西班牙出口橄榄油至超过 170 个国家。世界上也只有 190多个国家,这表示几乎全世界每个角落都能找到西班牙的橄榄油。


这是个不争的事实。这段惊人的历史也让我们兴奋不已。在文德兰达这个英格兰偏远的郡,有一座古罗马军营的废墟。这座军营建于公元 85 年,设置的目的是为了防卫罗马帝国边境的哈德良长城。 两千年后的我们怎么知道那些罗马士兵也会食用来自贝提卡(Baetica,今日西班牙安达卢西亚一带)的橄榄油呢?因为他们用来运送橄榄油的“容器”被保留了下来(216 罗马磅容量,大约 70 公斤的双耳瓶)。