International Soil Conservation Day is celebrated on July 7.
It is a date to highlight the benefits of proper operations and care on the ground for all. A commitment to the integrity of resources is essential to ensure their good condition and contribution to environmental balance in the future.
At Cortijo el Puerto we know that the soil is the foundation and that is why we have taken a step further in ecology and biodynamic (Demeter), reaffirming our project for the recovery of biodiversity and environmental regeneration. This Post is about it.
Bioclimatic and Green Ecological Building, the new Cortijo el Puerto Oil Mill is an integral project in renewables energies.
In this Post we explore the backbone that runs through all the processes of this Agro-industrial complex.
Geothermal, 100% renewable and sustainable with zero environmental impact, contributes to eliminate dependence on fossil fuels. Clean and highly efficient, Geothermal is here to stay.
Cortijo El Puerto joins the World Bee Day supporting biodiversity. If you like to walk among flowers or have a variety of fruits, vegetables, cereals … on your table it is thanks to them, to the pollinators !!!! Bee Day celebrations raise awareness about the threats to pollinators like bees by human activities. This year’s theme is “Bee engaged: Build Back Better for Bees”
The “torrijas”, along with the pestiños, the donuts … are typical & classic Spanish Easter dish. According to what they are dipped in, and the way they are presented, there are several delicious varieties: with wine, syrup, honey or sprinkled with sugar and cinnamon.
Today, from Cortijo el Puerto, we propose an easy recipe with eco products that you can cook with the little ones and enjoy at home these days: torrijas with honey. A real delight for all palates !!!
“We produce organic by supporting biodiversity and integrate all the elements that exist in nature within the farm, we cultivate awareness”
With this quote framed in a mosaic of Cortijo el Puerto Farm’s Ecosystem we start this post, inviting you to know about the real meaning of biodynamic agriculture for us. We invite you to read it and get to know more about our organic & biodynamic project
A commitment to ecology based on biodiversity: Cortijo el Puerto collaborator in the European project Showcase
Biodiversity, Ecology and Innovation are characteristic features of Cortijo el Puerto. This 2021 we have started with a sample of it in the recently signed collaboration agreement with the European Showcase Project.
The EU-funded SHOWCASE project aims to shed light on these issues by reviewing and testing the ecological effectiveness of a range of economic and societal incentives to implement biodiversity management in farming operations and examine farmer and public acceptance. The project is focusing on result-based incentives, involvement in citizen science biodiversity monitoring and biodiversity-based business models. Moreover, it will design communication strategies that are tailor-made for farmers and other key stakeholders operating in different socio-economic and environmental conditions.
Smooth and balanced, the extra virgin olive oil of the Arbequina variety is one of the most widely accepted among the general public. Today’s post goes about some reasons for this delicious EVOO,and our eco-biodynamic proposal.
Hojiblanca Organic and Biodynamic EVOO Cortijo el Puerto, Extra Virgin Olive Oil ideal with autumn fruits
Fancy a warming up activity by discovering varieties of olive oils?
King of the Mediterranean Diet and well known for its multiple benefits, antioxidant and rich in monounsaturated fats.
Organic Biodynamic Hojiblanca EVOO by Cortijo el Puerto is our proposal today
Emotional «ALIMENTOS DE ESPAÑA AWARD» ceremony, a fundamental milestone in our young company, IngeOliva-Cortijo el Puerto, awarded in the Organic Production category.
On October 22 in Madrid it took place with a limited capacity due to health restrictions. The event, chaired by the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (Ministerio de Agricultura, Pesca y Alimentación), Luis Planas, and led by Sergio Sauca, performed the ceremony for the delivery of the XXXII Food Awards of Spain, aimed at rewarding those who represent the best of all that is good, the excellence in our country in the field of food and gastronomy.
In these warm days of August we have harvested the organic and biodynamic almond that we grow in Cortijo el Puerto.
The fruit of the delicious and nutritious almond tree is gathered in our fields in the early light of the sun on these summer days accompanied by the small serenade, breeze and song of cicadas in the company of a multitude of insects, birds and small mammals that make up the landscape of biodiversity on the farm.
The harvest becomes the end of a long journey of research, work, effort and affection, a story that today we have invited you to know a little more in Cortijo el Puerto.
IngeOliva Cortijo el Puerto has been awarded in the Organic Production category!
An important milestone on our way! «AWARD” FOOD FROM SPAIN 2019 awarded by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food in the category of Organic Production (Ministerio de Agricultura, Pesca y Alimentación). We can’t be happier!!!!. Thank you so much
Organic refers to the way farmers raise and process the olives. It covers the use of potentially harmful substances.
Our Olive grove Cortijo el Puerto is 100% Organic & Biodynamic Certified. Organic certification agencies like CAAE or Demeter, monitor the farms and do frequent check-ups. It excludes the use of artificial fertilisers, the pesticides, and all sorts of other harmful chemicals. But its is not only a question of excluding but adding up…this is why here you have 10 good reasons to choose Organic & Biodynamic EVOO Cortijo el Puerto
8 Awards for our Organic & Biodynamic EVOO at the Athena International Olive Oil Competition ATHIOOC (Greece)
8 medals for Cortijo el Puerto in Greece !!!
All our varieties were submitted to the contest and all of them awarded!. We are very, very happy. This confirms again that our Organic & Biodynamic project and 100% organic EVOO are both competitive and of the highest quality. Our team wants to thank all of you who support us and make possible and inspiring our everyday work. We are 100% organic & biodynamic and completely in love with our project committed to protection of biodiversity and top quality!
We invite you to come and get to know us!
“We produce organic by supporting biodiversity, we integrate all the elements that exist in nature within the farm”
With this quote framed in a photo of olive trees among dandelions and a blue spring sky in Cortijo el Puerto, starts the interview that Oleo Magazine presents in its n. 180-181 April-September 2020.
The Professional Magazine of the world of oil and senior publication of Versys Ediciones S.L. interview with Enrique de la Torre CEO of IngeOliva-Cortijo el Puerto.
Ecology, Innovation, Quality, Biodynamics, Agriculture and livestock integration, Biodiversity, Multidisciplinarity, Agriculture 4.0, Sensors, Land, R & D, Family, EVOO … The article is indeed a thorough review of the work and the ecology and innovation project that we perform in Cortijo el Puerto.
Talking about the excellent quality of Organic extra virgin olive oil take us to its origin: the olive tree.
After all, EVOO is pure olive juice!
There are nearly 300 million olive trees in Spain, mainly concentrated in the centre and south of the country, and more than 250 different olive varieties, each with their own distinctive and particular qualities.
In this post we want to show you 8 different olive varieties 100% organic & biodynamic that we raise at Cortijo el Puerto (Lora del Río, Seville)
Ecology and Quality has been awarded! 8 medals for our organic and biodynamic EVOO at BIOL XXV International Prize (Italy).
These results make us especially excited.They reward the quality and organic agriculture that we grow and carry out with such enthusiasm, commitment and innovation at Cortijo el Puerto, Lora del Río (Sevilla).
BIOL International Prize is one of the world’s largest, most important Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competitions. The event offers a comparison of the best Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oils from the different continents, organized by the Consorzio Italiano per il Biologico and sponsored by the Italian Ministry of Agriculture.
Very, very happy!!! We keep on working on our Green Project that shows how 100% organic EVOO becomes competitive and of the highest quality.
Our congrats to all Participants!
Oliana Organic and Biodynamic EVOO is a very characteristic olive juice by Cortijo el Puerto: soft and tasty it has the aftertaste and quality of the rich and balanced ecosystem where it comes from. IWe invite you to get to know more about Oliana by reading this post.
5 Organic & biodynamic EVOO varieties by Cortijo el Puerto have been included in IberOleum, the Spanish Guide of the Extra Virgin olive oil.
IberOleum higlights the best oils in Spain, and gathers the best national EVOOs classified annually according to their quality, positive attributes and characteristics. It is, indeed a reference guide to promote and spread the EVOO culture all over the world.
Thanks again to IberOleum and our congratulations to the participants and organisers for the great 2020 EVOO guide
10 Awards for our Organic & Biodynamic EVOO at the L.A. International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition
10 medals for Cortijo el Puerto at the USA !!!
All our Organic & Biodynamic EVOO have been awarded in the International Competition of Extra Virgin Olive Oils in Los Angeles, a total of 10 medals, eight for the quality of our oils plus two for the packaging design. Our team wants to thank all of you who support us and make possible and inspiring our everyday work. We are completely in love with our project committed to protection of biodiversity and top quality!
Discovering new corners of cultural value, beauty and environmental importance, “Destination Andalusia” has recently arrived in Lora del Río.
One of the outstanding visit enclaves has been Cortijo el Puerto, a focus of biodiversity and an example of eco and oleotourism. Here, the tourist activity takes place without altering the balance of the environment, in full contact with Nature, learning and enjoying an environment that also offers the products of a healthy and rich ecosystem. Read more about it in this post.