In the heart of Tuscany in the hills around Florence, the headquarters of "Frantoio Sociale cooperativa Valvirginio" ; a natural setting as the environmental conditions make it ideal for the cultivation of olives and vines , which give existence to the typical Tuscan landscape with its own characteristics and its centuries-old history that goes from the Middle Ages to the present day.
The Tuscan extra virgin olive oil produced by the co-operative has two key features that distinguish it from other vegetable oils: it's obtained from a fruit , it's extracted from the olives only mechanically.
These properties together with the norm that prevents the inclusion of any additive makes this product a natural food , which enhances the organoleptic typical Tuscan characteristics.
The oil is among the most appreciated in the world for its aroma and balanced flavour, making it unique and fundamental as a condiment, but also in the preparation of typical Tuscan dishes.
The philosophy of the Colli Fiorentini mill , with its 350 members , has always aimed at enhancing this product by focusing on quality and linking it to the territory.