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Gold medal for Mexican “Mision” olive oil

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I continue my search for products made in Mexico.

I found Misiones Gold Medal winner Mexican olive oil (awarded at the International competition in New York) at Soriana in Puerto Vallarta in October . Previously I had bought one in Chapala Soriana. No more were stocked. So I thought I would try in PV while there and voila!
I bought three bottles. I am in the process of buying Mexican produced products since we live here. Olive oil is just one product. It has a lovely light taste. It is the middle bottle in the picture.
MISIONES olive oil from Caborca, Sonora, Mexico –
superior category,
Extra Virgen,
picked by hand,
first press,
cold pressed in first 24 hours,
minimal mechanical processing.
Low in acid less than 0.2% (read my blog Characteristics of Olive Oil)
Missions olive tree variety (read my blog Olive Tree Varieties for more information)

Recently my husband and I held an olive oil tasting party. We learned the steps in doing so while visiting an olive grove tasting in Napa and – a gift from our daughter. We bought the lemon infused oil from the shop at the grove and were given a recipe for ice cream with lemon olive oil. What a treat! I have introduced this treat to a number of friends who were delighted with the taste.

Contact us at our wrightteammexico@gmail.com, should you wish the complete recipe.
Read my new blog on our Olive Oil Tasting Party.

As an added NOTE: I heard today on the TV that Spain and Italy are having olive tree woes, so Mexico may be the best place to buy the oil. Just a thought. Linda

 

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