Picture by Barbara Jackson from Pixabay There’s no shortage of prose on the subject with more or less heightened truth. But few articles are inclined to answer the question precisely and completely, so we decided to give our own version and vision of what defines a quality olive oil.
A convincing study links fat found in food and almost all frequent cancers. Most information comes from a study on fat consumption in many countries. Those with a higher fat supply are the same with the most numerous breast, prostate and kidney cancers. Even more preoccupying: During the last
Olive and argan oils protect the same way, but olive oil protects better.. The biodisponibility of polyphenols and the antioxidant power of argan oil are analysed and compared to that of olive oil. A high quantity of polyphenols found in argan oil is absorbed by bowel cells. Argan oil,
In May 2015, the domaine des Opies was labelled « Nature et progrès » (Nature and progress). To guarantee you natural quality in our olive oil, we got closer to the “Nature and Progrès” federation. Easily reachable because it is based near us, was have thought that “Nature et
The current negotiation on the TTIP between the EU and the US aims to set up a free-trade agreement between the two regions. The agreement is a cause of concern for ecologists and consumers as it can lead to an increase of the quantity of pesticides in our food.
Materre.net Materre.net is a retailer which is engaged in quality and offers to its clients organic products, produced locally. With more than 200 selling places located in the South of France, this retailer sells vegetables, fruits, bread, eggs, meat and cheese coming directly from the producers that are the
In response to this letter, that deals with the causes of the very poor production of 2014 and advises to act immediately and use Dimeothate, a pesticide against flies, even if it’s forbidden, we would like to add the words of some loving olive growers that are concerned about
Let’s be honest, the 2014 harvest is close to zero. And the Domaine des Opies is no exception. With a production reduced by ten. Although trees were full of olives thanks to a sweet Spring, and even Winter, nature, as if it was telling us not to ask for
In Winter, later than for olives grown for oil, begins the harvest of table olives. “Black” olives, loved by those who enjoy thrills, appear on the trees. However, the fruit doesn’t become entirely black but purplish, brown. The beautiful and perfect black colour of some table olives is made
Winter care for olive trees is a calm care, a rest period with a little bit of worry. Winter is the time of the year when nature takes its rights and during which the only human action is the limitation of the consequences of any excess. The letting go