[vc_row css_animation=»» row_type=»row» use_row_as_full_screen_section=»no» type=»full_width» angled_section=»no» text_align=»left» background_image_as_pattern=»without_pattern»][vc_column][vc_column_text]La historia de las Aceitunas de mesas es un hecho. Es indudable. Es un alimento pequeño, pero con gran trayectoria en la gastronomía del Mediterráneo. Su recorrido en la mesa de la cuenca mediterránea es milenario. Son muchas las costumbres que se reúnen en torno a estas diminutas delicias. El consumo de las Aceitunas de mesas es variado tanto en preparación como en toma, pero el acierto siempre es seguro.

The olive tree originated in the Tertiary Era, as far back as Mycenaean Greece (18th to 12th centuries BC). There are records of the existence of this tree. Its cultivation spread throughout Europe, Africa and Asia Minor. It was in the 16th century when they arrived in America with the Spanish colonisers. As for its etymological map, there are various hypotheses on the subject. The term Olive tree comes from the Cretan word Elaiwa and Greek Elaia. From which, later resulted the term Oleumderiving from it OliThe term Hebrew, belonging to the Romance languages. Likewise, the Hebrew term Zait transmuted in Arabic to Zaitum. It arrives in Spanish as Az-zaitwhose meaning is "olive juice". Eventually, it leads to what we know today as Oil.

At first, table olives were only valid for their oil. They were not intended for consumption as such. However, there is evidence that they were consumed around the 1st century. The well-known writings of the famous Cádiz writer Columela include various techniques for the preparation of table olives, ranging from dressing with fennel even preparations with mastic leaves. A genius of the cuisine of the time.

Table olives are an important foodstuff both in the diet and in the diet. Mediterranean history. During the 19th and 20th centuries, they were the main source of livelihood for Andalusian and Extremaduran day labourers. Spanish "industrial" processing first came to Andalusia. At the end of the 19th century, Seville became the leading producer of 'Spanish-style green' or 'Sevillian' table olives. It is clear that Spain is now the world market leader, both in terms of production and marketing.

What is the history of Aceitunas Escamilla?

In 1950, the story of Escamilla Olives by the hand of Juan Antonio Escamilla Garcíawhich formed the foundations of the company. After more than 60 years of experience, and with the 3rd generation incorporated into the business, Umbrete olives have conquered the world, reaching many places where they are a gastronomic attraction.

Our daily work, carried out with care and pride, is the production, seasoning, packaging and care for the quality and quality of these small, but very small and very important products. jewellery of our land with a lot of history to tell...[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row].

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