For thousands of years, olive oil has been important in all the civilizations that flourished in Tunisia. In ancient times, athletes used olive oil to knead their muscles, and women used it in order to have a soft and supple skin. Things didn’t really change, as it is still used today, and more than ever before. Tunisian olive oil became very famous thanks to its superior quality. In fact, olive trees are completely natural with no fertilizers added. Besides, farmers care to maintain traditional methods of cultivation and olive oil extraction.
Tunisian olive trees are of the oldest ones in the world. The traditional method of olive cultivation and olive oil production has been jealously kept, until today and made Tunisia one of the most important producers and exporters of olive oil right after Spain, Italy and Greece. Each year, a large quantity of olive oil is exported all over the world. Until today, olive cultivation is done manually and carefully by people who have a real passion for this field, to be sure to have the finest olive oil.
Tunisian Organic Unfiltered • Tunisian Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil comes from olive groves that apply the strictest organic farming practices. • Organic Olive Oil is produced with no additives or artificial flavors. • This Organic Olive Oil uses 100% natural rain irrigation and is a single source, single estate bottled. • It has an authentic...
FLAVORED OLIVE OIL • Tunisian Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil comes from olive groves that apply the strictest organic farming practices.• This Organic Olive Oil uses 100% natural rain irrigation and is a single source, single estate bottled. • La Megara features: Olive Oil with infused flavors of Pepper, Garlic, Basil, Truffle, Orange and Lemon. These...
• Chetoui is a 100% Tunisian variety direct from the Mediterranean. • Chetoui Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil is known to have a fruity flavor with hints of green almonds. • The Chetoui variety has a more robust taste and darker color than the Chemlali variety. • The intense flavor of this oil is perfect for salads or as a dip.
• Chemlali is a 100% Tunisian variety direct from the Mediterranean. • Chemlali Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil is known to have fruity and mild notes, making it more subtle than our Chetoui Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil. • It has a light, earthy aroma, which makes it perfect for almost all dishes, such as salads, sauces or grilled meat.
Tunisian green olives are delicately harvested by hand and are the first unripe fruit of the year.These olives are naturally rich in flavor and have a spicy taste which has sparked interest from numerous olive oil connoisseurs. La Megara uses only the highest quality Olive Oil from Tunisia, which has become the second largest producer in the world.