Why are fat yields low in the South of Spain?

Why are so low this year fat yields in southern Spain? Through this post, written by Rafa Navarro, you will understand what are the key factors producing low fat yields this year in the South of Spain. Rafa Navarro is Professor at the Olive Oil School of Spain, Expert in Olive Grove Management and Teacher at the Olive Grove Management Course held in English by the Olive Oil School of Spain. Rafa assesses a number of clients totalling around 500,000 olive trees located in different fields mainly between the South of Spain and Portugal. The greatest dissuasive force for farmers to harvest their fruits at the beginning of the season…

When should olives be harvested to obtain top quality EVOO?

Master Miller at “Cortijo la Torre” José Luis Burgos explains how to know when and how to harvest. Objective: obtaining the highest quality in the extraction of your extra virgin olive oil (EVOO). José Luis Burgos has a proven track record in the development of quality EVOOs. He participates as speaker in some of the specialised Master Miller Courses of the Olive Oil School of Spain. When is the ideal moment to start harvesting the olives? The ideal moment to start planning the harvesting of the olives that we are going to devote to the production of a maximum quality Extra Virgin Olive Oil starts by the end of September…