Olive oil

extra virgin origin: spain

Origin Our extra virgin olive oil comes 100% from Spain.
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Production & description

Virgin extra olive oil is obtained by cold expression or other suitable mechanical means from the ripe drupes of Olea europaea L.

Olive oil extra virgin is yellow or greenish-yellow, transparent liquid with a characteristic odour. When cooled it begins to become cloudy at 10°C and becomes a butter-like mass at about 0°C.

Olive oil extra virgin origin: spain

Gustav Heess

When selecting our olive oil in Spain, we use the long-standing know-how of our employees on site in the selection of cooperatives and their olive oils. Our colleague in Spain is an officially recognized Catador (Olive oil tester and member of the olive oil panel of Baena). He is available all year round for us on the road to select the highest quality extra virgin olive oils. The olives are mainly produced by cooperatives between Cordoba and Seville.

After harvesting, the olives must be taken to the oil mill as soon as possible, as they must be processed within 24 hours after harvesting at the oil mill in order not to spoil. Once the olives arrive at the oil mill, the leaves are removed and the olives are washed. After a further quality control, the olives arrive at the oil mill via a conveyor system. There a roller crushes the fruit into a pulp. The mash is kneaded in the Malaxer so that the fine oil droplets in the fruit flesh combine to form larger drops. The oil is then separated from the fruit water and the solid components by a centrifuge.

In addition to the chemical and physical parameters, extra virgin olive oil is subjected to a sensory test, known as the panel test. According to a precise procedure laid down in the EU Regulation 2568/91, the oil is tested by a group of experts with a minimum of 8 and a maximum of 12 testers. In addition to checking for sensory defects such as pungent, musty or rancid, the positive attributes fruity, bitter and pungent are assessed and graded on a scale of 1 to 10. The panel head uses statistical methods to determine an evaluation of the oil from the individual results. The highest quality category "extra virgin" is awarded to an oil that has no defects and has a perceptible fruitiness.

After pressing and a successful panel test, the olive oil is safely protected from light and stored under nitrogen. As an additional quality control, there is an additional sensory control by a member of the German Olive Oil Panel in addition to analyses in our own laboratory accredited according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025. This enables us to guarantee the high quality of our extra virgin olive oil even over several batches.


  • Food

    • Very suitable for the Mediterranean cuisine
    • Extra virgin olive oil is used especially for dishes that do not require oil with a neutral taste
    • Especially suitable for cold dishes, e.g. in salad dressings, pestos or marinades
    • Can be flavoured very well with spices or herbs
    • Helps to preserve food by placing it in glasses with olive oil extra virgin in the absence of air
    • Also in the warm kitchen, extra virgin olive oil is suitable, but only at cooking temperatures below 180°C, e.g. during braising and steaming
INCI name: Olea Europaea Fruit Oil
CAS number: 8001-25-0
Botanical name: Olea Europea Sativa

Sustainability & responsibility

The small local farmers are supported in the cooperative. They receive a guaranteed income and are supported in all questions concerning olive growing.

25,000 kg
Tank truck

900 kg

190 kg

27 kg

General durability: Canister 12 months, drum 18 months, IBC 6 months

Nutritional values & composition

Nutritional value (per 100g)
Energy 3,700 kJ / 900 kcal
Fat 100 g
Saturated fatty acids 15 g
Monounsaturated fatty acids 79 g
Polyunsaturated fatty acids 6 g

Fatty acids ratio


C18:1 Oleic acid 56 – 85 %
C18:2 Linoleic acid 3.5 – 20 %
C18:3 Linolenic acid max. 1.2 %

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    Tank truck
  • 900 kg
  • 190 kg
  • 27 kg

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