El Empiedro extra virgin olive oil is a superior category juice obtained directly from olives and only through mechanical procedures. Likewise, it is protected under the Denomination of Origin Priego de Córdoba. Something that gives it a greater guarantee due to the strict controls that they have to comply with. Buy El Empiedro EVOO means enjoying a top quality olive oil and tasting notes comparable to any gourmetolive oil on the market.
Origin and Production of El Empiedro
The olive groves are located in the Sierras Subbéticas Natural Park. The best olives are selected from among all the cooperative members’ farms to produce this gourmet olive oil. Likewise, the selected olives belong to the Picuda and Hojiblanca varieties, native to the area and highly valued in the olive oil sector.
Quality standards and Awards
There are several occasions in which they have held prominent positions in world rankings of EVOO. As an example, we highlight the following:
- WORLD’S BEST OLIVE OIL: in the last four years it has ranked between sixth and ninth among the best olive oils in the world.
- EVOO WORLD RANKING: in 2016 it entered the Top 10, specifically it ranked fourth, in 2018 it was thirteenth, and in 2019 it ranked eighth.
Cooperativa La Purísima de Priego de Córdoba
La Purísima is a cooperative society located in Priego de Córdoba (Córdoba), right in the Sierras Subbéticas Park. And of which more than nine hundred partners are part, who together with the 400 hectares of the oil mill’s own farm, annually produce an average harvest of 15 thousand tons of olives. These olives are of the Hojiblanca, Picuda and Picual varieties, and come from mountain olive groves due to the orographic singularity of the area.
Buy El Empiedro EVOO, you could enjoy the quality of a gourmet EVOO and help the world of the cooperative societies.