Sadly, these days are full of stress and difficulties all around the world. Here at Ralda+Friends we would send our warmest regards to everyone and, particularly, to all our friends and adopters who have helped us so far. We would also like to have a few words of support for all those people suffering from the Covid-19 disease or preparing themselves to receive the effects of a foreseeable economic crisis. As we have been informing you, since the confinement for the COVID-19 started, we have been forced to continuously adapt and change our plans. Thus, for example, we had to...

This years first piece of news is good! It is very probable that extra virgin olive oil has become one of the trendiest gifts in the United States las Xmas season. The news was anticipated by the Interprofessional Spanish Olive Oil association at the end of December, and it took into account the efforts of three international promotion campaigns, such as Aceites de Oliva de España, Olive Oil World Tour and The Taste of Maximum Quality. If the figures support this increase in sells, the data would represent a huge success in the international promotion of Spanish olive oils. Under...

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...

In Catalan language theres a saying that goes: Per Nadal, qui res no estrena, res no val. That means: In Xmas time, you must wear/use something brand new, or you will show no respect for traditions. This is precisely what we want to do with the look and feel of our webpage, which we have updated in the last days of 2018. From now on, those who browse www.raldafriends.com will find a more modern image and an interface that makes easier both the buying and the adoption processes to all of our visitors, friends and adopters. Our updated web keeps...

This public acknowledgement was given to us during the first day of the recent Fair of the Oil and Asparagus, on March 10. It has been our first prize since our project started. Last year we delivered an extraordinary Virgin Extra Olive Oil from the Picual variety, obtained from our exploitation at La Barranquera. Now that the the 2017-2018 Harvest has ended, we are pleased to announce you that we managed to carry some 18.667 kg of olives to the Godall Local Mill. These have produced an interesting 24,67% yield, that is: 4.607 kilos of top-quality olive oil. This is in fact the biggest production ever...