Más de 125 años nos avalan como expertos en el mundo del Aceite de Oliva Virgen Extra.
In Persia and Mesopotamia.
Drove the export of olive oil to other Mediterranean countries, particularly Egypt.
The cultivation of olives began to spread to southern Italy, northern Africa and the south of France.
Their extensive maritime commerce spread olive growing to the countries of the eastern Mediterranean.
Olive oil and the olive branch were a central part of Greek culture. Oil was applied to Olympic athletes’ bodies and used to adorn their heads after victory. In fact, athletes were also paid in olive oil.
Production of olive oil increased to the point that it was distributed throughout the entire Roman Empire.
Appeared in the holy books of all major religions. They are mentioned in the Old and New Testament of the Bible and in the Quran.
After a pronounced decline following the fall of the Roman Empire, olive groves flourished again in Italy. Olive farming had thrived in the eastern Mediterranean.
To the New World brought olive farming to the United States.
Popeye and Olive Oyl appear together in a comic strip for the first time, then on film in 1933.
Since 2012, olive oil has been recognized as Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO.
The best Extra Virgin Olive Oils require the perfect combination to bring all the flavors and nuances together, creating a work of art. To create something unique, we must go to the source – the heart of the Mediterranean.
High-quality oil can only be obtained by selecting the ideal variety. At Carapelli, we take great care in our work with high-quality varieties. Learn about each type of olive here: