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ORGANIC Olive oil/Spain

Valderrama, Ocal, extra virgin

Olive oil/Spain
EU Bio
  • from fully ripe organic olives from Spain
  • from a family-run farm northeast of Córdoba
  • fresh and grassy taste
  • ideal for Mediterranean cuisine
  • suitable for steaming and short frying
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17,90 €*
500 ml
35,80 € / 1 l
*incl. 7 % tax plus shipping

Since 1853, the Valderrama family has been cultivating their olive grove with care and dedication. That is a prerequisite for virgin olive oil extra of exquisite quality. Back in 1920, José M. Valderrama's grandfather founded the first olive oil factory on the family's finca property in Montilla, around 50 km northeast of Córdoba. The combination of 100 years family experience and tradition with modern technology standards make Valderrama so special. Immediate processing of the olives guarantees a product of high quality. It only takes some 45 minutes from the harvesting until the first drops of "fresh olive juice" are extracted. This results in a maximum of aroma and taste of the final product.

Thanks to the gentle production process of the olive variety "ocal", the fully ripe olives produce a very mild olive oil with a fruity-fresh taste. The bitter taste and scratchy throat sensation of many other olive oils are hardly perceptible in this oil. The mild, fruity taste of this olive oil makes it a special Mediterranean enjoyment. It is ideal for Mediterranean salads, tapas and warm dishes - and too precious to be used for frying.

The olive plantation is situated in the province of Córdoba, near Montilla. On the finca San Rafael, you can find around 12 000 old olive trees of the varieties Arbequinos, Hojiblancos, Picudos and Ocales - some of them are more than 100 years old.

Production process and extraction of olive oil

The production process starts with the harvesting of fully ripe olives. They are shook from the trees  through strong vibration or with combs, collected on a clean blanket and transported to the oil mill in baskets. In the oil mill, the freshly harvested olives are washed first and milled only few minutes later.

Both the pulp and the kernel and crushed between two grinding discs to a fine paste, containing olive oil. In the next step, the paste is centrifuged to separate the olive oil from watery pulp. The extraction of the olive oil only takes a few minutes and the temperature in the gentle production process does not exceed 20 °C. This entirely mechanical process preserves the valuable ingredients of the olive oil as far as possible. Around 9 to 10 kg fully ripe olives are needed to produce one liter of precious olive oil.

The entire process of the olives, from the tree to storage in olive oil tanks is completed within a few hours. The oil is stored well chilled and covered with inert gas (nitrogen) to prevent oxidation of mono- and polyunsaturated fatty acids until bottling.


An especially mild and fruity oil of the rare olive variety ocal. It does not taste bitter and does not scratch the throat.
Ideal for salads or Spanish tapas, for fish or meat marinades, cheese and antipasti. Goes well with baguette or bread as a simple yet delicious starter.


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from Elena Popova at 11.08.2023
Ich gebe diesem Öl momentan nur zwei Sterne. Ich weiß nicht, was mit diesem Produkt passierte, warum das Öl plötzlich anders geworden ist. Wir kennen das Öl seit Jahren. Trotz des hohen Preises kaufen wir dieses Öl wegen eines eigenartigen Geschmacks - nicht sehr bitter, dafür aber sehr früchtig. Die letzten Flaschen sind... mehr >>
anders - bitter und wenig früchtig. Ich bin beim Überlegen, ob es sich löhnt dieses Öl jetzt zu kaufen. Sehr schade!
from Vera Schröter at 13.07.2022
Dieses Öl ist beim Verzehr zuerst mild im Mund und kratzt dann im Hals wenn man es schluckt. Es wäre schön gewesen, diesen Hinweis bei der Produktbeschreibung zu finden. Dann hätte ich mich für ein anderes mildes Öl entschieden.
from Ute Herrmann at 24.11.2016
Hat leider nicht meinen Geschmack getroffen. Ist mir leider zu mild und schmeckt mir nicht fruchtig genug. Ich werde es für mich nicht noch einmal bestellen.
from Katja Schüre at 21.03.2016
Geschmacklich zu fade
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Specification and ingredients

Olive oil/Spain

Average energy and nutrient content for 100 g

3400 kJ / 824 kcal
92 g
14 g
76 g
0 g
    of which Sugars
0 g
0 g
0 g

Please enjoy our products as part of a diverse and balanced nutrition.

As a product of nature the composition of the oil can vary, the given specifications are therefore average values.


Olive oil, certified organic


Store in a cool and dark place.

Fatty acids diagram

saturated fatty acids
14 g
monounsaturated fatty acids
76 g
diunsaturated fatty acids (Omega-6)
8 g
triple unsaturated fatty acids (Omega-3)
2 g

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