Olive MillOURS AND OURS ALONE
You know when the strong, exciting and lively taste of our Extra Virgin Olive Oillingers in your mouth and, if you close your eyes, you can almost feel the wind rustling through the leaves of our olive grove.
Well, that taste comes from our olive mill – ours and ours alone – to create an unforgettable organic extra virgin olive oil. Because quality gives rise to tastes, aromas and sensations that are truly unique, and truly organic.
It is all contained within a perfect circle, like the shape of a single precious drop of our organic extra virgin olive oil: the territory, the olive groves, the olive mill, the oil.
The story begins in Torrerivera, when we chose to control every moment of transformation of our olives into extra virgin olive oil, from harvest to processing. Only in this way could we maintain intact the aromas, tastes, nutritional qualities and organoleptic excellence, following step by step the creation of ourorganic oil.
So we chose to build our olive mill, adding the latest technology to the natural taste of a great oil tradition, to bring it fresh and genuine to your table.
We harvest the olives in season, respecting the ripening times of the different varieties, and take them to the mill as quickly as possible, to preserve all their organoleptic qualities.
To give life to our organic extra virgin olive oil, whether from the various monocultivars or as a fragrant blend, the olives are crushed soon after harvesting, to avoid the natural processes of oxidation and deterioration of the freshly harvested olives.
It’s fantastic: it takes months of work to obtain the olives we want to use to give you an extraordinary organic oil, Months of patience, of waiting and working
and then everything speeds up and the entire process, from crushing to extraction, takes place in ten minutes – controlled temperature, cold pressed, no added water and milled under vacuum.
Of course, there are excellent reasons for speeding up the process that transforms the olives we harvest into an extraordinary Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil: less time in contact with the olive vegetation water and the air produces an oil that preserves all its extraordinary heritage of aromatic and nutritional substances, to reveal all the nuances and aromas of our land at the first taste.
After extraction, we store ourTorre Rivera organic extra virgin olive oil in stainless steel tanks, in environments with a constant temperature of about 16° C.
Now you can cut a slice of our bread and taste why our organic extra virgin olive oil is made with so much love.