The "extra virgin olive oil" family
Andria. Puglia. Post-World War II. It’s time to roll up our sleeves, rebuild the rubble. To be spiritually reborn thanks to the work. Willpower is not lacking. In those years, Saverio, the forefather, was the one who placed the first brick of the mill, of what has become today the activity of Olio Guglielmi, a continuously evolving company. Thanks to Grandfather Saverio, a whole family is born, an “Extra virgin olive oil family “. Sons and nephews are dedicated to the cultivation of 160 hectares of olive groves, to olives harvesting and milling for producing a “genuinely” excellent extra virgin olive oil.
The Olive Mill
An olive farmer working with passion always pursues research. Technological innovation, the ambition for modernization has always existed in the “Extra virgin olive oil family “. The pearls of wisdom of the Apulian olive growing, passed down from generation to generation, are not only preserved but even enhanced by a vision about production that looks to future.Thus, the new Olive Mill was born. 21.000 square meters for 5 production lines. Here, thanks to the milling within few hours from the harvest, to an innovative extraction system and a strict control of all the production process phases, different extra virgin olive oils come to life.
The Olive Groves
The olive tree is a symbol. Leaves are an icon. Olives are an emblem. The olive groves for Olio Guglielmi are the engine of everything. The meticulous, careful and loving care arises from an extreme respect for nature and from the awareness that extra virgin oil is born on the branch, from the well-tended healthy fruit.Coratina, Peranzana and Ogliarola are just some of the typical Apulian olive varieties, protected by the accurate work on the fields, like a real asset to be safeguarded, that’s why olive groves are daily cared for personally by the family.