Olio extra vergine italiano
“Extra virgin olive oil, the prime ingredient in Italian cooking”
Mazzacchino extra virgin olive oil is produced in Sicily, the largest island in the Mediterranean. Sicily is a land full of culture and history with great climate and warm hearted people. The land is surrounded by the the sea and dominated by Europe’s highest active volcano Mt. Etna. The island has various characteristic micro climates, which results in a large variety of high quality extra virgin olive oils.
Generations of men and women have cultivated a large variety of olives respecting the uniqueness of the environment and ancient traditions. Nowadays the traditional methods of olive growing are combined with modern technology for pressing.
Therefore Sicily offers some of the best varieties of extra virgin olive oil. In every single drop of Mazzacchino you will sense the rich fragrances of the Sicilian countryside.
“Very good olive oil, balanced, delicate, ripe and persistent”
Gennaro di Paolo – Olive Oil Sommelier
We are proud that Mazzacchino has received a silver award at the Masters of Olive Oil International Contest held in Sanremo in 2020. The international jury has assigned as well as the prestigious High-Quality-Standard recognition, placing Mazzacchino among the best extra virgin olive oils in the world.
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Experience and tradition
“working together with local farmers”
Country life in Sicily is our great passion. At Mazzacchino we have our own olive trees for our extra virgin olive oil, but besides our own production we yearly make a selection of the great local olive oils produced by small farmers to make them available to a wider public. We are convinced that many of the of small-scale producers in Sicily produce some of the best olive oils in the world with a distinctive mix of intense, fruity, rustic and elegant flavors. Mazzacchino is something different to the olive oils you find in the average supermarket.
- Only carefully selected Sicilian olives
- Only hand picked olives
- Only cold pressing within 15 hours from the harvest
- Only olives from small-scale local producers