olive oilUmbria, the Green Heart of Italy
At the geographical center of Italy, this land is known, thank its lushness, as the peninsula's "Green Heart." Its rolling hills and fertile plains are studded with picturesque towns, castles, and monasteries, recalling millennia of human habitation.
Beauty Comes First
olive oil for beautyNatural, Sustainable, Rich in Nutrients, Animal Free
Today, spa resorts and day spas offer a variety of pampering treats. But you can get the same benefits right at home. A bathtub or shower, quality time, and olive oil and soap are all you need. For centuries, Mediterranean women have turned to olive oil to condition their hair, making it shine. Italian actress Sophia Loren, today 87, told the media that the secret to her youthful looks is “the odd bath in virgin olive oil.” Olive oil has been used for skin treatments since biblical times—and in the twenty-first century, it’s finding its way back as a beauty product around the world.
500 varieties of olive trees with 41 DOP across Italy, which represent 40% of the world's olive trees species
In Italy, the yearly production is limited to 250.000 tons of oil. Just the 2% comes from Umbria.
milion olive trees
Umbria is covered by 7 million olive trees and it's the only region totally DOP with 5 sub-areas.
There are 230 active oil mills in Umbria. The olives are immediately after the harvesting.
Our Profesional TeamPassionate, devoted, enthusiasts
angela eva alunni
Rooted to her italian origins, Angela has been travelling around the globe for decades coupling her love for travel to her professional life. Devoted to the continuous exploration of the umbrian territory to discover micro farmers, who keep the tradition of doing things in a simple and traditional way. Compelled to support sustainable and small scale production. Her passion: food and the old traditional flavors of the rural and magic valleys where her family comes from.
henrik gylling crüger
Investor of innovative companies, but also grown in the traditional Danish countryside along with its values. Henrik is a supporter of old good times production methods, made of simple rituals and genuine ingredients as a counterintuitive but effective method of economic growth. After moving to Italy, He has developed a keen, enthusiastic interest for italian culinary traditions, that he considers integral part of the fascinating italian cultural heritage.
We support Umbrian olive oil micro farmers and family production. We work ad cooperate with them to pickup the surplus of their production of olives. These small farmers grow the olive trees following an ancient tradition that is passed from generation to generation. They work with care and sacrifice in a world not spoiled yet by industrialized logic. We want to protect their world, their lifestyle, their values and a sustainable and balanced production.
SELECTION 2021 2022Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Umbrian Farmers
We create DesignWe prioritize sustainability, small Artisans, unique Design.
The wood boxes are hand-made by a small artisan from Puglia, a region located in the very south of Italy.
The box is made of birch wood, the cover is hand-painted in black and the customization is realized on each side of the box on and on the front cover with a heat stamping technique.
Our customers report using the box as a spices container or for similar purposes, as they find it beautiful and nice to keep the box in the kitchen and place it on the table.
Olive Oil must be kept in a stable environment away from light and heat sources. Therefore the quality of the tank used to keep the oil is highly important.
For our tanks, we've chosen the best tanks producer from Austria.
The tank, in black matte color, protects the liquid from any external aggression preserving the oil's organoleptic properties and conferring a stable aroma and flavor throughout time.
A beautiful piece of design to show and use around your kitchen.
We love design. Therefore we looked for the best plate producer and we found it in California. A small design start-up that realizes customized plates in metal.
Every Plate is unique. Each piece reports the tank's number - we sell limited production oil that comes in small quantities, usually 100 cans - and the production and harvest references.
The Industrial Design style adds even more quality and prestige to this limited production farmer's olive oil. A rare exclusive product.
Your Tank will be delivered wrapped and protected by a fabric made of organic cotton velvet.