In the heart of the Benevento Sannio since 1840 .
The Frantoio Romano has been dedicated for over a century to the cultivation and production of extra virgin olive oil extracted from native varieties of olive trees near the Taburno. In particular the Ortice : a medium vigor cultivar with a characteristic upright bearing that originates extraordinary qualities of Ortice and Ortice Riserva monovarietal from which derive the Roman blend extra virgin and the Gold blend.
The Roman Frantoio has been immersed for four generations in the hills of Ponte, a small village in the province of Benevento populated by ancient olive trees of Greek and Phoenician origin already planted in Roman times and praised by Virgil in the Georgics with the verses " Iuvat olea magnum vestire Taburnum " . The Frantonio began its activity in the second half of the nineteenth century, when electricity is still absent, the millstone with stone wheel is activated by animal traction and the oil is obtained with a wooden screw press.
In 2004 Frantoio Romano introduces the Pieralisi Group's new technology continuous cycle plants to the company for washing, crushing, malaxing, extraction and separation activities that guarantee optimal processing processes. The company holds the organic certification issued by the Mediterranean Institute of Certification (IMC) and is committed daily to achieving the criteria of environmental sustainability through the protection and care of the territory to which it belongs.
Frantonio Romano mainly cultivates and selects the Ortice variety , which guarantees an Italian extra virgin olive oil with unmistakable bitter-spicy notes and the right intensity that bursts on the nose with ample and elegant notes of fresh tomato, strong vegetal hints and chemical parameters. optimal physicists: one of the best Campania oil born in the Sannio area and boasts the traceability of the supply chain and the " High Quality" IOO% "stamp, which certify the quality and integrity of the product.
The company is managed by Alberto Romano , a Samnite entrepreneur in the oil sector. La di lui is a perfect synergy between natural resources, technological and production know-how, sector knowledge, territorial and family history. La di lui is a story of sacrifice and humility that sublimates in the production of Italian extra virgin olive oils with international recognition.
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