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Tapas Time

Visiting the picturesque region of Andalucía for a review of our olive oil supply base provided not only an experience to learn about the technical processes and current markets but an opportunity for an insight into everyday life in Spain.
Approaching, along a winding country lane, a valley of pale stone buildings nestled between steep hillsides of olive groves and treacherous mountains in the distance topped with snow.
Strolling around the quaint traditional Spanish town,

Spanish Liquid Gold

The buying and technical team from The Kerfoot Group have just returned from an annual audit of their key olive oil suppliers.  Here they share with us the olive oil manufacturing process as well as their thoughts on the market today. The majority of the Andalucía’s landscape in Spain is filled with row upon row of olive trees which makes for a beautiful landscape, as well as a fruitful olive production. Over 80% of Spain’s olives are harvested in Andalucía and with such diverse