Barbera Frantoia Mandarin Extra Virgin 6 x250mL Olive Oil Italy
This listing is for 6 x 8.5oz bottles of BARBARA "Frantoia" Extra Virgin Olive Oil infused with natural Mandarin extract from Polermo, Sicily in Italy.
This fabulous olive oil is expressed using the old stone wheel or "Frantoia" (pictured on label) to crush the olives. In this way it has been done for centuries.
Extra Virgin Olive Oil “Frantoia” is produced from the olive trees planted in the western central hills of Sicily. Three varieties of olives: Nocellara, Ogliarola and Biancolilla are used for this oil. Hand picked from the trees, they are sent daily to the olive press where they are carefully crushed by traditional granite grinders. A cold centrifuge system is used for extraction, guaranteeing maximum hygiene. Tradition and advanced technology are joined together in the production of this elegant full bodied gold green olive oil, with a rich aroma, delicate fruity flavor and slight aftertaste of sweet almonds. In order to appreciate it at it’s best, use it raw on fish, fresh cheese, salads, vegetables and bread.
Four succeeding generations of Barberas have stood at the helm of this Sicilian firm, guiding it to the present time. The production of their extra Virgin olive oil is a labour of love and passion. Abiding by traditional values yet moving with a spirit of innovation, they obtain products of absolute integrity and superlative quality.
They have won a number of awards in the past, among these are the two gold medals from the international exhibition in Paris and the "Grand Prize" from the St. Louis exhibition. The most recent is the "Golden Lion" award, obtained at the Sol exhibition in Verona for their "Frantoia", defined as the best balanced and harmoniously fruity extra virgin in it's catagory.
The story of the award-winning Barbera Oil Mills began back in 1894. Four generations later, the firm's traditional values were to be united to today's innovative spirit, while the importance of modern technology in attaining a genuine improvement in quality was held uppermost. From this family, steeped in tradition, the motto,"Unless you were born for it, you can never become a master of oil making" was to become a central theme of the firm's culture. It is this unbounded fervour and and deeply felt awareness of the virtues of olive oil (it's qualities as a unique aliment have also been acclaimed by the most recent research in nutritional science), that make it possible, today, to obtain a product that keeps it authentic savour intact while mantaining the traditional flavour assured by time honoured pressing technique. The Manfredi Barbera Co. is a family firm that has remained fully aware of the need for continual inovations and has suceeded in making products available up to the present day, that boast of a genuinly unique flavour and have been obtained and bottled in accordance with the most rigorous qualitative and nutritional hygiene standards.
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