According to Flos Olei, the family Belic from Croatia is one of the best olive oil producers in the world for the fourth year in a row! The family carefully selects olives, handpicks them at the medium stage of ripening, and cold-pressed olives within 12 hours to create the supreme quality extra virgin olive oil.
But Oleum Viride story started when Mr Belic bought an olive grove as an anniversary present for his beloved wife back in 2002.
Country of Origin: Croatia
Intensity from the mildest to strongest flavoured olive oil:
- Vodnjanska Crnica
- Signature Blend "Selekcija Belic"
- Ascolana Tenera
Vodnjanska Crnica: grilled seafood, salads, minestrone, cheesecake
Signature Blend: Amazing when drizzled on grilled fish and vegetables, risottos, veal and lamb roasts, salads and vanilla-based desserts such as mousse or ice cream.
Buza: the best choice for any seafood dish and grilled vegetables
Ascolana Tenera: fish soups, bean soups, boiled red meats, boiled fish, vegetable pasta, curd or fresh cheese
Rosulja: turkey, chicken, red meat, mature cheeses, various pasta, especially ones made with anchovies
Size: 100 ml, 250 ml, 500 ml
Olive varieties: Ascolana Tenera, Buza, Rosulja, Vodnjanska Crnica, and Signature blend of 6 different olive varieties - Leccino, Vodnjanska crnica, Frantoio, Istarska Bjelica, Buza and Pendolino.
Polyphenols: 469 mg/kg (Selekcija Belic)
Harvest: October 2021 - Signature Blend, Buza; October 2020 - Vodnjanska Crnica, Ascolana Tenera, Rosulja