Our Olive Oil

A perfect balance of fruitiness, a hint of appropriately attractive bitterness and optimal pungency.

Awards

Vesuvio Estates has consistently won awards at prestigious international olive oil competitions and events.

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About Us

As South Africa’s largest olive oil producer, Vesuvio takes pride in the top quality of our operations, from our generous trees to your abundant table

Recipes

Vesuvio Extra Virgin Olive Oil is a versatile gourmet oil that will meet all your daily cooking needs.

Processing

At Vesuvio Estates, processing, storage and bottling processes are HACCP controlled ensuring that the best possible hygiene and traceability practices are followed.

Our Products

Made from machine harvested olives from the Vesuvio Estates.

Fatty Facts

Extra Virgin Olive Oil is:

  • the only vegetable oil that humans can consume immediately after pressing – a completely natural product that needs no refining
  • 72% healthy mono-unsaturated fat
  • 12% essential fatty acids omega-6 and omega-3
  • 14% poly-unsaturated fat
  • commonly recommended by nutrition experts worldwide as a substitute for saturated fats
  • an excellent source of fat soluble anti-oxidant vitamins A and E, beta-carotene, phenols and poly-phenols
  • an essential part of the balanced Mediterranean diet
  • free of cholesterol and sodium (salt)