From aglio e olio pasta to delectable hummus, olive oil is a staple ingredient in many world cuisines. While has often called for other oils, the health benefits of olive oil have always been widely accepted. For most people, the best quality Extra Virgin Olive Oil is a flavour-rich ingredient that is made in the olive groves of Spain, Italy and Greece.
But closer to home, high-quality olives have been grown in Rajasthan since 2006. Over the years, the Rajasthan Olive Cultivation Limited has established cultivation in different regions including Sri Gangapur, Nagpur, Bikaner, Jalore, Alwar, , and such.
Jaypore Olives was founded as a way to realise the dream to build a truly Indian olive oil brand that was at par with international standards. Taking an artisanal approach to the business, the brand focuses on nuances of flavour that come through each product. They seek to promote local olive cultivation in, educate people about the possibilities associated with olive cultivation in India and elevate Indian Olive Oil to a global level.
The brand pays heed to each step of the production, from following the right farming practices to ensuring the maximum utilisation of all parts of the olive tree, including olive leaf tea. The farms that Jaypore Olives works with, grow various olive varieties. Employing superior irrigation systems and tactics, the farms make the most of the arid lands of Rajasthan to give a viable harvest. Whether it is the Arbequina or the Barnea, the different varieties have different flavour profiles and are handpicked, and extracted with rapt attention to capture these flavour nuances and the best possible quality. The fruits are extracted with care and transported from the farms without any adulteration and extracted in a state-of-the-art extraction plant in Bikaner.
The Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Jaypore Olives is the first press of olives grown in Rajasthan. The fruit is cold extracted to retain its best flavour and quality. This is what imparts the oil with an intense green hue and fragrant aroma. The extra virgin olive oil from Jaypore Olives also claims to have 0.48 Oleic acid content, which is superior even by global standards. One of the other interesting products that the brand offersis their Olive . This product is made from the nectar of olive flowers, is acquired in small batches and has distinct herby flavour. They also offer four variants of olive leaf tea - Hibiscus, Chamomile, Blue Pea And Classic.
Whether you have a deep love for olive oil or are simply interested to try out a truly Indian Olive brand, Jaypore Olives is something that you should explore.
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