The olive oil produced in the town of Colletorto holds all the best characteristics of an excellent extra virgin olive oil.
It is the result of skilful teamwork, that all begins with the careful nurturing of the olive groves, which in turn is followed by the harvest whereby the olives are picked when they are ripe and in their full colour. This is then terminated with the pressing of the olives: this process is carried out with the most modern and reliable technologies.
The black olive native to Colletorto is the most used kind of olive (80% of the pressed olives) for the production of the oil from Colletorto. This black olive is a typical variety that grows in optimum conditions, thanks to the micro climate of the area. It is for this reason that the extra virgin olive oil from Colletorto is of a such good quality. This extra virgin oil is characterized by its exclusive typicalness: it exists only here, in the countryside of Colletorto.
ARMONICO is the extra virgin olive oil from Colletorto, made by the pressing of fully, dark coloured olives. It can accompany any dish. Perfect for sauces and soups. Excellent for frying because it resists high temperatures.
BIOLOGICO è l'olio extravergine di Colletorto proveniente dalla molitura di olive appartenenti ad oliveti dell'agro di Colletorto che sono coltivati secondo i principi della coltivazione integrata e/o biologica, rispettando il valore del nostro territorio, il rapporto uomo-natura e la salute dei consumatori.
P.D.O. are the letters of distinction that are added to the labels on the bottles of the extra virgin olive oil from Colletorto. They are the abbreviation of Protected Designation of Origin and denote a superior quality of olive oil that originates from a protected area of production, in this case Colletorto, a small town located in the Molise region.
PRIMOLIO is the "novello", early harvest extra virgin olive oil from Colletorto. This is produced after the pressing of the first olives.