On June 21st, the Lacrima Olea brand made its debut in such an emblematic space as the Boqueria Market, in the very historical center of Barcelona. The event coordinated by Pierre Ralda on behalf of Godall Cooperative was attended by 3 outstanding Olive Oil Hosts: the gastronomic journalist Tana Collados, the Barcelonas chef Ada Parellada (Semproniana Restaurant) and the Michelin one stars chef (and ambassador of Terres de l’Ebre) Jeroni Castell (Les Moles Restaurant) shared a round table and subsequent culinary demonstration on the benefits of extra virgin olive oil from Godall. Our village, its ancient olive trees, and the...

We are always happy to announce that science has found some new application or benefit for olive oil. We also like it when these benefits are confirmed. A few weeks ago, on Alimente, the section of the digital Spanish newspaper El Confidencial, published an article entitled “Why it is so good to take a spoonful of extra olive oil on an empty stomach every day“. Signed by Patricia Matey, the text reviews the properties that science has discovered in recent years. But, in our opinion, two very interesting ideas appeared. The first is that we Europeans from Mediterranean countries have...

We want to begin 2021 sharing a practical article with all our friends and clients. We want to explain the different types of oils (and olive products) that are currently marketed, to help you distinguish their characteristics. There are basically four types of oils. Sorted from highest to lowest quality they  are the following: Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO). It is the most valuable. It is exactly the juice of olives, pressed physically (manually or mechanically) and has a maximum acidity of 0.8º. It has a fruity aroma and no impurity. Virgin Olive Oil (VOO). It is also obtained by...

We are sure that you ate receiving as we do a lot of emails and messages regarding the Black Friday promotions. But this year, at Ralda+Friends we have decided to not join this planetary initiative which promotes any kind of consumption and expenses. As you may know, we are facing a particularly complicated year. If 12 months ago you had asked us how the situation would be in November 2020, nobody would have imagined the Covid19 crisis and its effect to the world economy.  Therefore, Ralda+Friends want to make a different proposal and set up a special promotion from now...

We are very proud to share with you some of the most recent achievements of Godall’s Cooperative, of which our family forms part and where we produce and bottle our Olive Oils.   1- New Corporate Branding and new Website (www.lacrimaolea.com). With different sections, since a blog until an online shop, available on several languages, this change is a new step to show to the world that the Olive Oil of Godall is becoming a real Premium Brand recognised in and out of our borders.   2- New varieties of Premium Oils, such as the Millenary Olive Oil, Ecological, Aromatic...