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The Olive oil shop

Some bottles can be bought in different sizes.

A word in advance:

 

EVOO stands for 'Extra Virgin Olive Oil' in English. Translated into Spanish, the abbreviation is AOVE or 'Aceite de Oliva Virgen Extra'.

On the label of our bottles you may find AOVE,  but EVOO means the same.

 

AOVE or EVOO is the highest quality olive oil available and is produced through mechanical extraction without the use of chemicals or excessive heat. In Spain, the 'extra virgin' and 'virgin' categories are protected by very strict laws, similar to the laws for wine and sherry.

Casa Junius is not mixing olives from different groves, not blending different oils nor different years into one batch of bottles.

Monttosa collection

Additional information about your Extra Virgin olive oil bottle.

 

In this section you will find additional information about the source and production of your Casa Junius Extra Virgin olive oil bottle. It is like "Track & Trace" to the source of your bottle. Only bottles, produced by Casa Junius and with Casa Junius on the label + a batch number  provide this additional information. On the label of the bottle you will find a date and batch number.

 

Is olive oil healthy? Just click the link and read on. In Spain people often use olive oil instead of butter for example at preparing a Catalana sandwich.

Olives have a long history. In the hills of the Axarquia there are many the traditional olives groves. The sources of all our oils are the olive groves around Casa Junius. Our olives are not mixed with olives from different olive groves nor is our oil blended with oil from other olive groves. Our oil is what we call: 'Single olive' of monocultivar. The batch/quality of our end product, our extra virgin olive oil, can therefore be traced back to the olive grove and the subsequent processing process. Each batch is given a unique number. Harvesting dates and production dates are recorded and are very important for the final quality and taste of the oil in your bottle.

On the label of every bottle you will find a date and a batchnumber. Select both information in the dropdown buttons and you will find where your oil comes from, the exact location of the grove, production date, total amount of oil, etc. 

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Name of grove or farmer

Casa Junius

Casa Junius bezit ongeveer 10 olijfbomen, die elk jaar ongeveer 250 kg olijven produceren. Ons pand was tot zo'n 20 jaar geleden een boerderij. Toen de laatste boer Antonio stierf, werd het gebouw verbouwd tot vakantieappartementen. Sindsdien zijn er veel verbeteringen aangebracht.

Bottles on stock

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Olive variety

Verdiales

Google Maps location

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Total kg of olives harvested for Casa Junius at this location

250

Copy the Google Plus code and paste this code into Google Maps. You will find the exact location of the olive grove.

This amount of kg is used for the production of the Casa Junius olive oil. Many olive groves produce more olives, which will be sold to the cooperative.

Biological

true

Tuesday, 19 December 2023

Wednesday, 20 December 2023

Produced liters of olive oil

50

'true' means, that the olives are biological grown.

The harvest date and production date should be very close together, preferably within 24 hours. The olives should be as fresh as possible to be pressed to keep the quality of the oil high.

Early harvest

An early harvest yields spicy olive oil, which is used natural cold food, like in salads. The spicy taste is important here. A late harvest of more mature olives has a slightly rounder flavour. This oil you can use for backing meat and marinades. But .... as always, it is a matter of taste.

1 June 2025

Remarks

The next pictures offer a view of the grove during the harvest.

3 pictures of the olive grove
3 pictures of the olive grove
3 pictures of the olive grove

New 'Early Harvest' Extra Virgin olive oil expected December 2023

New 'Late Harvest' Extra Virgin olive oil expected February 2024

The next harvest of new olives for 'Early Harvest' olive oil is expected in December 2023 (first batch). Delivery of the first bottles of this oil is expected at the beginning of January 2024.

The second batch of the 'Late Harvest' will take place in February. Expected delivery of bottles will be March 2024.

You can pre-register by sending an email to chkrijnen@gmail.com

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