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Oro Lucano

ORO LUCANO company produce extra virgin olive oils . The olive groves are located in Basilicata in the area of the Metapontino, cradle of the ancient “Magna Graecia” (Greater Greece). The hand-picked olives are immediately brought to our mill to ensure the lowest possible oil acidity. The mill is a modern installation, that work at very low temperatures and without adding water, ensuring the final quality of the oil.

The brand ORO LUCANO collects extra virgin olive oils produced from Vincenzo and Maurizio Crocco and the “Olearia Nivuori” Company. The olive groves are located in Basilicata in the municipality of Montalbano Jonico, in province of Matera, the area of the Metapontino, cradle of the ancient “Magna Grecia” (Megálē Hellás, "Greater Greece"). The hand-picked olives are immediately brought to the Nivuori Company mill to ensure the lowest possible oil acidity. The mill is a modern installation, a continuous cycle one. The mill can work even at very low temperatures 1 ° Celsius and without adding water, ensuring the final quality of the oil. Tradition combined with innovation, produce oils of a very high quality. Our products We produce different qualities of extra virgin olive oil and between these two pitted oils Scientific research has shown experimentally that the quality of oils extracted from pitted olives is higher than that of oils obtained from whole fruit. The superior quality of pitted oils determine: • lower acidity and peroxide values; • Increased amounts of polyphenolic substances in oil; • Increased resistance to oxidation and better preservation of oil over time; • oils are more balanced with a lot of tipical aromatics substances. Our VENTOMARE and AFRODITE pitted extra virgin olive oils are rich in polyphenols. A great extra virgin olive oil contains 100 to 250 mg of polyphenols; from many of our groves, we have about 400 mg of polyphenols per liter of oil.

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Addressvia alba 56
Rome, 00182
Italy
County
Phone Number+39 3494675392
Fax Number
E-mail Addressmaurizio.crocco@fastwebnet.it
Website Addresshttp://www.orolucano.com
First Year in Business2009

  • Grower and/or Producer
    We grow olive trees

    Ogliarola of Bradano” typical variety of olive from metapontino and local cultivations, Coratina, Leccino, Picolin. Olive trees do not undergo any treatment, because immune from pests attack, they are not watered for the presence of a flap in the district also witnessed by the presence of many old wells that have always ensured the cultivation and the human settlement.
    We produce olive oil

    Our extra virgin olive oils derived from pitting and cold pressing of freshly picked olives by hand. The olive harvest begins in late October. The hand-picked olives are immediately brought to our mill to ensure the lowest possible oil acidity. Soon after milling, the oil is poured into stainless steel drums and allowed to settle for about six months when, clarified and without any type of filtering is bottled at the mill.

  • Maurizio.jpg Name maurizio crocco
    Title business manager
    E-mail maurizio.crocco@fastwebnet.it
    Telephone +39 3494675392
    1987/88 Bachelor’s degree in architectural design and planning - University of Rome 1990 Qualified in Architect Profession 1989/2008 teacher for several university courses and masters of: Architectural Planning, Interior Design, Digital and Generative Design 2000 PHD in Architecture with the graduation thesis in “History of the Town” 2001/2008 senior researcher in several research Projects 2007 I am established ARCHABOUT cultural association for architecture, art and theatre 2009 untill now I am established OROLUCANO