Since the beginning of our project we have always reporting the numerous benefits of the olive oil. First, as a concept: the cultivation of olive trees leaves us closer to the traditional way of life, our Mediterranean culture, our origins, the slow life and the maintenance of a form of the agriculture that is increasingly threatened and it is more and more necessary to preserve. Secondly, as a product, the extra virgin olive oil, and especially our olive oil, brings many benefits for our health. Today we would like to share an interesting article from the French website Néo-Nutrition, focused...

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...

Though it is not a recent issue, we would like to share an anecdote that we lived with some concerns several months. It was the (favorable) resolution of a paradox. We would like to tell you from the beginning, to show you how important it is to have an active voice in political decisions process. At the end of the year 2018 the Spanish Ministry of Health announced that it would be launching a new food labeling system, to make it easier for consumers to determine the quality of the products they were buying. Thus, instead of the usual traffic...

On January, the Spanish magazine SINC published a news of a recent scientific research lead by experts at Jaen University. The work shows new benefits of an olive-oil rich diet. Specifically, tests with mice have shown that the microbiota (or intestinal flora, the millions of bacteria that live within our digestive system and helps our feeding) gets benefited from a virgin extra olive oil consumption rather than from other kinds of fat one, as, for instance, butter. The complete research has been published at the academic journal Plos One. It also highlights the fact that the diet from virgin extra...

Hi! Im Aitana Ralda. In this new video featuring my Yaya Pili and myself, we present the recipe of one of the most delightful dishes in the Catalan late Winter: the Asparagus Omelette, with one of the most celebrated native products we have in our fields: the asparagus. For many of our friends and adopters that omelette was quite a surprise during the recent Encounter in the Oil and Asparagus Fair. Today we explain how to prepare it quickly. You only need eggs, asparagus (only the end), minced garlic, a pinch of salt and some Ralda+Friends olive oil. By the...