The blog Aceites de España just reminded us that it was in 2010 when UNESCO proclaimed the Mediterranean Diet as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. This recognition has served to give greater international popularity to a diet of which we are a proud and integral part. The Diet refers not only to the food we eat, but also to how it is produced and how it is consumed. Eating with more people (with family or friends) and doing it in a balanced way and from healthy and unprocessed foods such as our Extra Virgin Oilive Oil are basic requirements. In...

Just for a moment, we would like to bring you some positive news. Therefore, we offer you a review of the various benefits of olive oil for health and well-being. We have been collecting them from articles published both in academic researches and media. The key is that more and more Olive Oil properties are being discovered every day. However, these were well known by our ancient ancestors. Even in the times of the Egyptian Empire. Anti-inflammatory From the Spanish e-newspaper El Confidencial, we have learned that the University of Kanazawa, in Japan, proved that oleic acid has the ability...

We would like to share an interesting news about three events that will happen in a few days. They are very landmarks in the schedule of those who, like us, love everything related to the culture of olive trees and oil. First of all, we would like to highlight that on November 29, the 9th Millennial Olive Tree Congress will be held in Ulldecona (Tarragona). The program will include valuable conferences and workshops on oil-tourism, the conservation of ancient olive trees, the European cultural routes and the management of agrocultural heritage. Experts from all over Spain and, especially, from the...

We are very happy to announce that the millenary olive trees from the Sénia Territory (to which Godall belongs) have been declared by UNFAO as Important System of World Agricultural Heritage (SIPAM). On December 7, our local newspaper, Mes Ebre (see: https://bit.ly/2FHTryy) reported that this acknowledgment was approved by the GIAHS program of the FAO and its Scientific Advisory Group. The Scientific Advisory Group also congratulated all the people involved in the candidacy and stated that the bidding letter from Ms. Tere Adell (manager of the Senia Territory) was the best presentation letter received. Ralda & Friends, as well as...

Last March 10-11, our village of Godall held the 15th edition of its Oil and Asparagus Fair. As it happened in 2017, Ralda&Friends invited all its Friends and Adopters to our annual Encounteer in order to enjoy on the culture, the folklore and the gastronomy of our village. In the following link you can find Alfredos speech for the formal Opening of last years edition (which we are still honoured to recall): https://youtu.be/oy5Y4mC6oXM About 15 friends coming from different points of Europe travelled to meet and greet us. On March 11, morning, they were able to enjoy a popular breakfast made by...