The Olive Branch Blog
Our new harvest Extra Virgin Olive Oil has landed and as we inform you of this, we are excited to introduce the new branding for our oil. You may be aware that regulation for extra virgin olive oil is tightening as the market is flooded with blended oils made with olives from several different...
Monday 11th August was like being back at school. It was the day the Great Taste Awards were released and we were full of anticipation and as nervous as a teenager waiting for our A-level results! At approximately 5.30pm we received a message in our inbox confirming...read more
Last week we were exhibiting at the BBC Good Food Summer Show at the Birmingham NEC. We take part in lots of shows around the country as it is very important for us to engage directly with the public to showcase our brand and get feedback on our products. This time...read more
We're bouncing off the walls here at Olive Branch HQ as we find out we've won the silver prize in the Prix les Épicures, a French fine food awards scheme, similar to the Great Taste Awards in the UK. The French gastronomic world is home to some of the world’s most...read more
Olive oil is one of the few oils that contains natural antioxidants, particularly one called polyphenol. Polyphenols have natural anti-inflammatory properties which have a host of beneficial effects from healing sunburn to lowering cholesterol, blood pressure, and...read more
It’s not long until the tomato harvest in Greece. We’ve just been visiting our farmers who grow the tomatoes we use for our Mezze products. The tomatoes seeds are planted in rows on very fertile land not far from the sea. The neat rows of green vines are now beginning...read more
Do you know the story of our ‘Sweet Olive, Fig & Almond Relish’? Taking the humble Kalamata Olive to a whole new level, we were inspired to create this product back in 2012 as we were watching the Masterchef final, where finalist Andrew Kojima created a dessert...read more
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We are a Greek food company producing a range of products using classic Greek ingredients with our unique touch. We make our own olive oil on our family farm in SE Crete and we also make Chunky Olive Tapenade, Greek Mezze dips and a big range of marinated olives & antipasti. We supply fine food shops and restaurants around the UK.