Ecology and Innovation build sinergies for the biodynamic almond certification. A world first that obeys principles of sustainability and regeneration of nature as well as a background of innovation and cutting-edge technology in production, in service of the environment. Certified by Demeter, the largest certification organization for biodynamic agriculture, and one of the three predominant organic certifiers, our almonds become a worldwide benchmark for biodynamic almond cultivated in hedgerow system, five almond varieties framed in a global biodiversity recovery and regeneration environmental project.
In a mild summer morning, Cortijo el Puerto has received Leone D’Oro tasting team, the famous International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Contest, with its director Maria Paola Gabusi leading it. Here, the have known our Precision and Organic Project, walking around the farm and enjoying the rich ecosystem that harmoniously integrates agriculture and livestock. We also invite you to read the thorough and interesting post of the Italian Blog Olissea, by Caterina Mazzocolin y Miriam Bianchi, both experts in EVOO.
“Luna” Collection by Cortijo el Puerto triumphs in New York!!! The three Organic EVOO Coupages have participated this year in the prestigious Contest and have been awarded with three Gold Medals!!!.For the fourth consecutive year, our Extra Virgin Olive Oils receive recognition at the NYIOOC, The New York International Olive Oil Competition. This year we have introduced the newly released Luna Collection, with full success!!!
10 medals for Cortijo el Puerto in Greece !!!!
7 Varieties and 3 Coupages submitted to the contest and all of them awarded!
The prestigious “International Olive Oil Competition Athena” (ATHIOOC) is an international olive oil contest held every year in Greece (this edition 2019 in Nafplion, Argolis). ATHIOOC is the fastest growing international olive oil competition in the world and has already gained the respect of hundreds of olive oil producers and international judges. We are very, very happy. This confirms again that our Organic 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 completely in love with our project committed to protection of biodiversity and top quality!
Green, Veraison and Ripe, three olive moments, give name to this new organic and gourmet series that we introduce you today.
The full moon, symbol of Cortijo el Puerto, illuminates the harvest nights of October, November and December. Luna Collection (Moon) consists of three Organic EVOO, a selection of different moments of olive maturity (green, purple, black) that comes to show how the oil produced from these olives evolves during the months of October, November and December. Read the post and know more about tasting note & pairing.
Such a good start into the New Year!!!
IngeOliva SL- Cortijo el Puerto has been awarded with 77 international prizes in 2018, which has given it second place in the World Ranking of EVOO producing companies, only surpassed by the prestigious company Almazaras de la Subbética. Our awards in New York, Los Angeles, Japan, Italy, Israel, Argentina lend a special significance to this final magnificent result.
Best wishes and Eco New Year!
It is always there, at the end of the year. And with Christmas, family, memories, the review of the year… Christmas is a state of mind, a perspective, an attitude… and then we feel a little more capable of transforming the world.
In Cortijo el Puerto, we share this positive thinking and this taking stock: our 2018 has been a year of harvest and consolidation. From Cortijo el Puerto we wish you all a very happy Christmas. May this year’s achievements be only the seeds planted and harvested with great success in the years to come. Merry Christmas and happy holidays!
Black is also a trend in Cortijo el Puerto!
This endangered species that live in our Organic Farm Cortijo el Puerto farm has attracted the attention of the media and has been highlighted in “Tierra y Mar”(Land and Sea), a famous agribusiness and environmental journalism program that we invite you to see.
Our sheep in Cortijo el Puerto have recently been certified as organic Livestock!
Cortijo el Puerto’s commitment to biodiversity and ecology encompasses both flora and fauna, therefore we are organic certified in both Agriculture and Livestock.
To produce any livestock product with the rating of ecological, organic or biological in Europe is necessary to be certified under European Standard -Reg (EC) 834/2007) and Reg (EC) 889/2008.
This Regulation establishes the requirements to be met for livestock production based on respect for natural cycles, animal welfare, manteinance of biodiversity, livestock products obtained without the use of synthetic chemicals or GMOs. Green, circular, bio economy at Cortijo el Puerto.
Cortijo El Puerto (INGEOLIVA. S.L.) has been granted with the INNOVATIVE SME certificate!!!
This certificate is granted by the Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities to companies that meet a number of requirements, and essentially, have an innovative character that enables a public policy that helps its growth and Sustainability. It is a recognition attached to Public Registry.
We are proud and happy!!!
Cortijo el Puerto (INGEOLIVA, SL) considers R + D + i as its basis and part of its DNA, a feature that identifies us and allows us to position the brand as a benchmark in environmentally-friendly agricultural production, through the creation and support of balanced ecosystems.
These days we harvest our organic almonds at Cortijo el Puerto.
A small serenade, the breeze, cicadas by day and crickets by night, accompany our blue harvester by the rows of almond trees.
This post tells a little bit of the story.
Quality, Ecology and Innovation are core features of Cortijo el Puerto. Our almond crops in hedgerow system have been issued the organic certification, granted by the CAAE (Andalusian Committee of Ecological Agriculture). This recognition adds to the other major crop of the farm, the Olive, also Organic certified.
News like this are cause for celebration!!!
We overcome the limits of the olive grove and we extend to the almond tree, that makes IngeOliva a national pioneer of the organic certified almond tree in hedgerow system.
Sun, a good rest and Mediterranean diet … a great combination for summer vacations.
Gazpacho, multiple combinations of salads, breads, fish …
We propose you a small tour of this delicious food pattern and some eco-recipes, natural and healthy with Organic EVOO Cortijo el Puerto.
Mediterranean Diet is based on the region’s traditional fruits, vegetables, beans, nuts, seafood, dairy and olive oil. It is also a nutritional model so universally appreciated that belongs to the cultural, historical, social, territorial and environmental lifestyle of us, the Mediterranean people.
“Revolutionary concept with the images of farm animals on the label and a casual format, reminiscent of a pharmacy syrup bottle”
In this master formula EVOOLEUM has defined the concept and packaging of Cortijo el Puerto, awarded the bronze in the category of Best Innovative Design.
This edition, EVOOLEUM International Contest Awards rewards the 100 best extra virgin olive oil in the world and become more international. The jury, elected especially for these prizes, is composed of leading personalities of the world of fashion, design and communication. Our EVOO, according to the jury, stood out, precisely for what we wanted to represent: the communion of animals and creatures of the farm with our oil, the result of an ecological farming and loving care where each of the olive varieties is represented by one of our inhabitants.
The “Nano-Granja” (Nano Farm) Collection Cortijo el Puerto is an internationally recognised gourmet series of ten single-varietal EVOO from Arbosana, Arbequina, Koroneiki, Hojiblanca, Picual, Chiquitita, Manzanilla Cacereña, Oliana, Cornicabra and Picuda olives. 100% Organic and First Day of Harvest EVOO in a limited edition. This format allows us to compare every subtle nuance of the ten varieties. Top Quality and excellent flavour, all of them widely awarded from China to New York. In this post you can also find some tasting notes and pairings.
すばらしい, Subarashī, Fabulous !!!
Our Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oils have been awarded at the OLIVE JAPAN International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition whose recent edition was held in Tokyo and organized by The Olive Oil Sommelier Association of Japan (OSAJ).
This renowned competition has recognized 6 of our varieties awarding them gold medals. Congrats to Cortijo el Puerto Picudo, Picual, Hojiblanca, Arbosana, Arbequina and Koroneiki Extra Virgin Olive Oil!!!
The event aims to train Japanese consumers about extra virgin olive oil, led by experts with extensive knowledge in the selection, tasting and pairings of EVOO.
What a joy !!!, Awards are pouring in for our “Granja” Collection…
The 5 EVOO submitted to the prestigious Italian BIOL competition have been awarded:
Extra Gold: Arbosana, Hojiblanca Picudo and Picual varieties.
Gold: Arbequina variety.
BIOL is one of the world’s largest, most important organic extra virgin olive oil competitions. These results make us especially excited because they reward the quality and organic agriculture that we carry out with such enthusiasm, commitment and innovation in Cortijo el Puerto, Lora del Río (Sevilla).
For a third consecutive year, our Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oils have been awarded at the NYIOOC. Picudo, Picual, Hojiblanca, Arbosana, Arbequina and Oliana Organic extra Virgin Olive Oil have been awarded gold medals!!!. These awards provide us with enthusiasm and encourage us to continue working hard to improve more and more and keep the level of our 100% organic EVOO, expanding the range of varieties and formats. Thanks again!!!
Royeta de Asque, the fabulous mix of tradition and innovation: come and know this Aragonese Olive tree variety at Cortijo el Puerto
Royeta de Asque, the new organic EVOO variety in our “Granja” Collection comes from the Aragonese Somontano. It is a curious mix of tradition and Innovation: this variety comes from an unique remarkable olive tree that is several hundred years old noted for its rarity and its adaptation to the southern lands. The quality of its Organic EVOO is excellent and with a high polyphenols content. We invite you to try our exclusive and unique collection of monovarietals and also to know our farm and work philosophy, based on precision agriculture, ecology and commitment to quality.
The Granja family keeps growing and today we introduce the MINI GRANJA collection 4 x 250 ml.
100% Organic EVOO, pure olive juice from Arbequina, Arbosana, Picudo and Picual varieties. First day of harvest.
Cortijo el Puerto Mini Granja collection consists of a set of 4 bottles in gray and opaque glass of 250 ml with pink stopper and boxed in an attractive gift box easy to transport and ideal for special occasions.
This set of four different EVOO varieties of superior category allows us to pair each plate with its ideal variety in order to appreciate nuances, aromas, flavours and organoleptic sensations of these different monovarietals.
In addition these bottles are labeled in Braille and use greaseproof paper.
In order to preserve the EVOO we recommend storing them in a cool dark place and away from the light and heat. This will ensure its properties for up to two years.
Our Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oils are harvested at night avoiding artificial cooling methods, so the whole process is natural and sustainable.
In this nineteenth edition of the 2018 edition of the International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition (Los Angeles, United States) no more and no less than 685 EVOO samples belonging to 371 producers from the following countries have participated in this prestigious contest: Argentina, Australia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Chile, China, Croatia, France, Greece, Italy, Lebanon, Japan, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, South Africa, Tunisia, Turkey, Uruguay and the United States.
Cortijo el Puerto has been awarded:
Ø Cortijo el Puerto Hojiblanca, Best of Class, Gold Medal
Ø Cortijo el Puerto Oliana, Best of Class, Gold Medal
Ø Cortijo Puerto Arbosana, Silver Medal
Ø Cortijo el Puerto Arbequina, Silver Medal
Ø Cortijo Puerto Picudo, Silver Medal
Ø Cortijo Puerto Picual, Bronze Medal
Our team wants to thank all of you who support us and make possible and inspiring our everyday work. We are 100% organic and completely in love with our Project: healthy ecosystem, protection of biodiversity and top quality !
“Manzanilla Cacereña”, is the new organic EVOO variety in the Granja Collection.
Cortijo el Puerto is 100% organic farming and Manzanilla Cacereña is cultivated promoting soil quality and agricultural sustainability adding a special value to this excellent and complex oil. This season is fruity green olives, with herbaceous notes like freshly cut grass, cinnamon, floral and fennel. In the mouth it is sweet, not bitter and little spicy, suggests fruits and background with hazelnuts, a very balanced oil. Ready to taste and discover!
The Chiquitita-Sikitita variety, R&D and a delicious taste that can be savored in the Organic EVOO Cortijo el Puerto
‘Sikitita’ or Chiquitita is the first variety of olive tree selected for its use in hedgerow system and is the result of research for genetic improvement of olive trees led by Diego Barranco and Luis Rallo (A joint development by the University of Córdoba and the Andalusia Research Institute for Agriculture and Fisheries – IFAPA). The ecological EVOO Chiquitita of Cortijo el Puerto for this season is fruity, of green olives with mature notes of medium intensity, with a cinnamon and fennel background, balancing on the palate with sweet light bitterness and a medium pungency and a nice background of nuts.
According to the recently released EVOO World Ranking the Spanish and Organic Company IngeOliva (Cortijo el Puerto) appears in first place as the most awarded company in Spain and the world in 2017. With fifty-eight awards in the 2017 campaign, Cortijo el Puerto has become world number one. Our awards in New York, Los Angeles, Japan, Italy, Israel or Argentina lend a special significance to this final magnificent result.
Cortijo el Puerto Organic EVOO becomes a pioneer and warmly welcomes the introduction of Braille and the use of tactile marks on the information packaging for people with special needs
Cortijo el Puerto, is the first company to implement the use of the new QR code localization system in the food industry, supported by with the advice of ONCE through The Spanish Braille Commission (CBE, from its Spanish initials). In addition, in our continuous commitment to innovation and accessibility we have extended Braille labeling to 100 ml, 250 ml, 500 ml bottles and in the cases of the Nano, Micro and Mini Granja collections. The QR code, with its corresponding identification tactile mark, is located in the lower right part of the label.
We increasingly seek social inclusion and accessibility to information about our Extra Virgin Olive Oil for people with visual disabilities and show that barriers can be reduced with actions like these.
Rachel Bickford, Agricultural Attaché at American Embassy pays Cortijo el Puerto a visit together with the major, Antonio Enemorado. Ms. Bickford is a passionate and experienced Agricultural Attaché with former positions from Chile to South Africa.
The ecological and precision agriculture that we practice in Cortijo el Puerto also has a purpose of broadcasting our project of improvement and commitment to the environment, we want to share our good environmental practices and show that quality and ecology are a perfect match.
Cortijo el Puerto in the Organic Food Fair Biocultura Madrid 2017: Ecology as a way of life. An excellent showcase for the organic and ecological sector where we have met many professionals and assistants who share our passion for a global ecological project, in which the whole process is pampered in favour of the land, flora, fauna and human beings in order to conserve and improve our planet and ecosystems, protect biodiversity and also create healthy and highly nutritious products with the great taste of nature.
What a thrill! the season’s freshest EVOO is coming! Our Granja Collection, pure and organic olive juice. Only the olives in perfect condition are harvested, always at night, at the end of October, transported in boxes, maintaining low temperatures throughout the process and quickly milled with cold extraction technique. As a result, Our EVOO is extraordinary rich in polyphenols and biophenols, very beneficial for health. You just have to look at the pictures to feel that quality !!!!
Ten medals in one of the most prestigious international contests for EVOO, whose last edition has just been celebrated in Mendoza, Argentina. We are so glad about this recent success! Thank you for a great event!
Cortijo el Puerto participated in the 4th edition of Soil Day, The seminars were organised by the Institute of Sustainable Agriculture, the University of Córdoba and the Environmental Management Institute of Córdoba (IMGEMA) in the Córdoba Royal Botanical Garden....
La Colección Granja de AOVE de Cortijo el Puerto obtiene seis Medallas de Oro y tres premios al mejor Diseño de Packaging en TERRAOLIVO 2017. Estamos emocionados por el éxito que han conseguido los seis Aceites de Oliva Virgen Extra (AOVE) en TERRAOLIVO 2017,...
Our Extra Virgin Olive Oils have been awarded in the 15th edition of the annual competition "World Edible Oils International Contest". AVPA, the Agency for the Valorization of Agricultural Products. AVPA, is a non-governmental, non-profit organization, essentially...
Our Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil Cortijo el Puerto has been awarded 4 medals at the prestigious International Contest of EVOO DOMINA IOOC held in Palermo (Italy)
Our original packaging (design by Cabello X Mure), which associates the farm animals to each of our EVOO varieties, has received the prestigious Leone d'Oro 2017 Best Packaging Award in Milan, Italy. Also our varieties have been awarded two Grand Menzione, for the...
Cortijo el Puerto welcomes the Andalusian Trade Promotion Agency and the Agricultural Training Research Centre of Cabra, Córdoba. Benito Márquez (Extenda), led and accompanied a group of sixteen foreign companies from Peru, Chile, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, South...
Cortijo el Puerto collaborates with ‘ONCE’ (Foundation in Support of the Blind and visually impaired) and labels the varieties of the Farm Collection in Braille
Cortijo el Puerto labels six of its EVOO varieties in Braille assisted by "ONCE" , Foundation in Support of the Blind and visually impaired: Arbequina, Arbosana, Picual, Picudo, Koroneiki and Oliana. Labelling in Braille our Extra Virgin Olive Oil allows ands...
Koroneiki, a variety coming from Greece and one of the icons of the Greek olive, arrives to the Farm Collection (Colección Granja) at Cortijo el Puerto. The fruit is small, ovoid and slightly asymmetric. It ripens early and its yields are high and constant. It's quick...
Launched as a world first by Cortijo el Puerto, Oliana variety (Agromillora Genetic Program, 1998) is also the first olive variety of R & D cultivated in hedgerow system. Oliana variety is fruit of a genetic improvement programme which began at Barcelona-based...