To make our basil-infused olive oil, basil picked in summer is allowed to macerate in extra virgin olive oil. The intense flavour of freshly gathered basil makes this oil an ideal accompaniment for tomato and mozzarella salad, goat's cheese, pan-fried red mullet, or gazpacho.
A L'Oliver company was built in the year 1822 by Monsieur Popelin, a Pharmacist who set a shop devoted to olive oil and it has an amazing history of how it started. It was already predicted by Monsieur Popelin in the year 1822 and soon the oil was famous and accepted for those who adored the Meditterean way of life.
The company was also rewarded with two silver medals at the Worlds Fairs of 1867 and 1869. Having passed through Popelin in the year 2014 a family company the Bailly group/ A L'Olivier now boosts of sixty, spread over its three sites in Franc. The Company's olive oils, vinegar, and other specialties are selected in the provencal workshops near France are prepared and bottled. A few kilometers in the west of France their mill makes delicious nut and seed oils using traditional artisanal methods.