This book is a first in South Africa - an interesting and informative look at the olive and olive oil industry in this country. Follow the Olive Route and sample some of South Africa's finest olives and oils. Enhance your cooking, grow healthier, and live longer!


  • The story of the origins of olives in Africa
  • A full co lour map of the Olive Route
  • Local producers, their products and contact details
  • Delicious recipes using local olive products
  • Tips for tasting olives and oils
  • Facts about the health-giving properties of extra virgin olive oil

Extra virgin; extra health! Read, taste and enjoy.

"What a delightful read... packed with interesting facts and user-friendly...guides the reader through the process of extracting the oil from the fruit, then through tasting the different olive oils...a must for the enthusiastic cook."
Linda Costa, Olives InFact (Pty) Ltd.

Available in all major book stores now!