Beit Jala's Steel-Drum Extracted Olive Oil - Delicate and Nutty [Harvest Year: 2023]
Beit Jala's Steel-Drum Extracted Olive Oil - Delicate and Nutty [Harvest Year: 2023]
Beit Jala's Steel-Drum Extracted Olive Oil - Delicate and Nutty [Harvest Year: 2023]
Beit Jala's Steel-Drum Extracted Olive Oil - Delicate and Nutty [Harvest Year: 2023]

Beit Jala's Steel-Drum Extracted Olive Oil - Delicate and Nutty [Harvest Year: 2023]

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The Steel-Drum Extracted Olive Oil from Beit Jala, Palestine is described as a delicate and nutty oil with a unique mountainy character. This taste is achieved through the perfect ripening of olives grown in the lush hills of Beit Jala, the ideal climate and soil conditions of the region, and the modern steel drum method used to extract the oil. The steel drum method involves crushing the olives using a rotating steel drum and then extracting the oil using centrifugal force. This method helps to retain the oil's natural flavors and nutrients.

This olive oil can be used in a variety of ways, such as for cooking, baking, and as a dressing for salads. It is also a great finishing oil, which can be drizzled over dishes like grilled vegetables, meats, and bread.

16.9 fl oz (500ml).

Farmer - Basheer Elsous (read about him below 👇)

Nestled in the heart of the West Bank, the village of Aboud carries with it a rich tapestry of history and significance. Aboud, with its population of over 2,000, is a harmonious blend of Muslims and Christians, predominantly Eastern Orthodox. The village boasts numerous natural springs, the lifeblood of the Yarkon River.

In the annals of time, Aboud has witnessed the ebb and flow of civilizations, leaving behind traces of its storied past. From Byzantine-era relics to Crusader constructions, the village stands as a testament to the endurance of its people and their diverse cultural heritage. The Church of St. Mary, dating back to the 5th to 6th centuries, echoes with the whispers of history, undergoing restorations that reveal its Byzantine origins.

Aboud's historical journey transcends epochs, from the early Muslim period, Crusader/Mamluk era, Ottoman rule, to the British Mandate era and beyond. Despite the challenges and changes of the modern era, the village retains its essence, under Israeli occupation since 1967.

The demography of Aboud is a vibrant mosaic, reflecting a mix of agricultural traditions and contemporary pursuits. Historically centered on olive cultivation, figs, apples, grapes, and almonds also grace its lands. The village's economy, once intertwined with agriculture, has diversified, embracing the governmental and private sectors.

Archaeological treasures such as the 'Abud Cave and Mokata 'Abud speak of a time when Aboud was a Jewish settlement during the early Roman period. The village's enduring connection to its land is exemplified by its yearly celebration of St. Barbara's Day, a tradition disrupted by the unfortunate destruction of the church in 2002.

As Aboud steps into the future, it does so with a commitment to preserving its heritage, sharing its stories, and celebrating the resilience that defines its identity. In every olive grove, ancient church, and cobblestone street, Aboud invites us to explore the layers of its past and appreciate the timeless importance of this village in the narrative of Palestinian history.

Store in a cool, dry place, shielded from direct sunlight or heat.

This olive oil maintains optimal quality for a minimum of two years. Beyond this period, while there may be a slight reduction in acidity and phenol levels, it remains suitable for use.

  1. Rich in Antioxidants: Extra virgin olive oil is loaded with antioxidants, such as vitamin E and polyphenols, which help combat oxidative stress and protect cells from damage.
  2. Heart Health: The monounsaturated fats in olive oil are known to support heart health by reducing bad cholesterol levels and lowering the risk of heart disease.
  3. Anti-Inflammatory Properties: The anti-inflammatory compounds in olive oil can help alleviate inflammation throughout the body, potentially reducing the risk of chronic diseases.
  4. Vitamin Boost: Besides vitamin E, olive oil also contains vitamin K, which is crucial for blood clotting and bone health.
  5. Digestive Health: Olive oil can aid digestion by promoting the production of digestive enzymes and helping to regulate bowel movements, contributing to a healthy digestive system.

US:

We ship our product from a US partner warehouse, in prime condition to preserve the olive oil quality, delivery takes between 2-5 business days to arrive.

EU:

Our partner warehouse in Germany ships all over the EU, including non-EEA countries, and delivery should take 2-9 business days

UK:

Our products are shipped from a warehouse in Bristol, and delivery is made through Royal Mail with expected delivery between 1-3 business days.

Rest of the world:

We offer shipping to UAE, Australia, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain through our store, and take on 50% of the shipping cost.

Our olive oil is shipped to you with a traditional fabric bag, designed to to make Labaneh - one of the best combinations with olive oil.

Step-by-step guide to make Labaneh

We want you to be completely satisfied with your purchase, so we offer a 30-day return policy for all orders. If for any reason you are not satisfied with your order, please contact our customer service team to initiate a return. Please note that the item must be unused and in its original packaging to be eligible for a return. Once we receive your returned item, we will process your refund or exchange within 5 business days.

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Basheer Elsous

Meet the passionate farmer of Beit Jala's olive oil, who has dedicated his life to the land and the trees that have been part of his family for over 4 generations.

He works tirelessly to bring you the purest olive oil, using a combination of traditional and modern extraction methods. For him, olive trees are the roots of Palestinian culture and a symbol of the people's resilience.

He believes that knowledge of making olive oil should be shared freely, and he is always willing to teach. Join us in celebrating his love and dedication to the craft of producing the finest olive oil.

What does olive trees mean to you? "everything :)"