Prince Albert | Our Extra Virgin Olive Oil is blended from a seasonal selection of Frantoio, Leccino, Coratina, Barnea, Dor Carlo, Koroneiki or Favolosa varieties. It is a well balanced, soft, medium style Extra Virgin Olive Oil with good, green fruit, grass & artichoke plus a hint of ripe olives. The olives are grown, produced and bottled on the estate, the contents of this tin is 100% local, and a 100 % quality, a gold medal Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
Fruit is grown and harvested in orchards in Prince Albert and outside the town near the Gamka river. The Great Karoo is a sparsely populated, semi desert area and a unique olive growing region of South Africa. The region is known for its clean and healthy air with ample sunlight and very cold winters. In the Swartberg and Nuweveld Mountains catchment area there is ample fresh water. The first trees were planted in 2006 in Prince Albert and more trees were planted through to 2010. In total about 75,000 trees are planted on approximately 145ha.