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Where Morocco Gold Olive Oil Originates

‘Unknown’ Morocco – with a rich heritage in olive cultivation

Nestling in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains, the Beni-Mellal region, about 200km from Marrakesh, produces olive oils of nationwide reputation, but are currently little known in Europe. The quality of the olive oil produced in Morocco is now being recognised through a recent survey by the International Olive Oil Council.

Moroccan Roman History

MOROCCO: A LONG HERITAGE

With a long heritage of growing olives, Morocco has been producing this ‘liquid-gold’ from the time of the Romans.

MOROCCO’S LANDSCAPE

The area benefits from a unique micro-climate ideal for olive cultivation, mild winters, and warm, dry summers. Long considered a ‘noble’ food by its local population, the region’s award winning olive oils now enjoy a national reputation.

Morocco Micro Climate Oil
Morocco Olive Tree

CULTURAL BACKGROUND

Centenary trees and traditional maasras (presses) testify to the centuries of olive cultivation .

WHY MOROCCO?

The area benefits from a unique micro-climate ideal for olive cultivation, mild winters, and warm, dry summers. Long considered a ‘noble’ food by its local population, the region’s award winning olive oils now enjoy a national reputation.

Morocco Ideal For Olive Oil
Morocco Woman Work Olive Oi

WOMEN IN AGRICULTURE

Empowering women and helping reduce poverty

Morocco Gold is produced by a cooperative which activity encourages women into agriculture. The agriculture sector in Morocco employs about 40% of the nation’s workforce, making it the largest employer in the country. Women make up around 43% of this workforce.

MOROCCO: A LONG HERITAGE

Morocco has a long heritage of producing olives and making oil. In recent years there has been considerable investment in modernisation by the Moroccan government and business.

The Moroccan government has implemented ‘Project Green’, a strategic initiative to dramatically increase the area of olives under cultivation from around 720,000 hectares to 1,300,000 hectares by 2020, an increase of over 80%.

Morocco Gold is the result of generations of knowledge, natural farming methods, combined with rigorous testing and traceability.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Extraction

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