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.

Pasta & Patate Al Forno

Serves 6 Ingredients 1.5kg potatoes, peeled and cut into medium-sized cubes 500g short pasta (such as penne) 200ml Vesuvio Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 onion, finely sliced 1 sprig of rosemary, finely chopped Salt and black pepper to taste Parmesan …
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Spaghetti, Aglio, Olio & Peperoncino

Serves 6 Ingredients 600g spaghetti 200ml Vesuvio Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 small red chilli, chopped A handful of parsley, washed and finely chopped 4 peeled garlic cloves, chopped Cook the spaghetti and drain, reserving 2 to 3 tablespoons of …
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Chicken Salad

Serves 6 Ingredients 1 large roasted chicken, cooled and cut into small pieces 600g cooked ham, cubed 3 celery stalks, finely chopped 6 carrots, cleaned and cubed Juice of ½ a lemon 60ml Vesuvio Extra Virgin Olive Oil Salt and …
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Sorrento Pesto

Serve as a sauce for pasta or vegetables, or as topping for pizza and potatoes, or as a spread or dip Ingredients 40 large basil leaves 4 peeled garlic cloves 250 ml Vesuvio Extra Virgin Olive Oil 50g pine nuts …
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Oil Makers Beans In Olive Oil

Serves 4 – 6 as a cold side dish Ingredients 400g canned green beans 400g canned butter beans 400g canned kidney beans Salt and pepper to taste 1 teaspoon crushed garlic A handful of chopped parsley 60 ml Vesuvio Extra …
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Tips

Storage Extra Virgin Olive Oil is light, temperature and oxygen sensitive. Exposure can result in the oil becoming rancid.  If the quality of the Extra Virgin Olive Oil is good and it is properly stored, shelf life can be up …
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Uses

Vesuvio Extra Virgin Olive Oil is a versatile gourmet oil that will meet all your daily cooking needs. It is ideal for: Grilling, frying and stir-frying meat, fish, poultry, vegetables, eggs, cheeses Roasting meat, fish, poultry and vegetables Baking breads, …
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