Olive oils from the Calabria region are rare to be found outside Italy due to the fact that there are no big mills and their olives tend to have a lower yield, but at Italyabroad.com we are all about small, independent producers.
This is a fantastic organic extra virgin olive oil made with Dolce di Rossano, a native olive variety, so called “monocultivar”, made with just one olive variety, grown in olive groves in hills facing the Ionian Sea, manually harvested. This extra virgin olive oil has a very low acidity, a nose with almonds notes and a delicate palate, almost sweet, perfect for those who do not like peppery oils.
This extra virgin olive oil is to bed use raw to finish dishes, from fish to meat, to salad, it is a perfect compliment.
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Frantoio Converso is located in Rossano, Calabria, an enchanting town located between the Ionian Sea and the hills, an area where olive growing goes back to centuries and it is in this context that the Converso family has been growing olives since 1800.
The oil of the Frantoio Converso, produced in a very modern mill, is obtained pressing organically grown olives grown in their olive groves and it is the result of two centuries of olive growing tradition.
The Converso family is involved in all stages, from harvesting to packaging and the new generation has now taken over.