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Posta Locone 



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The Ferrara family runs three farms: the first in Canosa di Puglia (in the Bari province), a second one in Manfredonia (in the Foggia province) and the last in Città S. Angelo (in the Pescara province). The farm of Canosa belongs to the Ferrara family since 1700 and the Manfredonia’s one since 1900.
The farms span 512 hectares with 99 hectares of olive groves and have several kinds of olive varieties such as: Coratina, Leccino, Dritta, Peranzana.
The oils produced are two: Posta Locone, that is a Coratina single variety oil and Fontana Rosa made by Coratina, Leccino, Peranzana. Both oils have won several awards and are included in many oil guides.

 
Year of foundation
2005
 
Yearly average production of the oil described in this guide (litres)
3,000
 
Organoleptic profile
An oil with yellow colour and green shades. Its fresh fruity has notes of pepper and nuts. Its taste confirms his character with a strong bitterness. Spiciness is well balanced.

 
Recommended gastronomic uses
Legumes starters, octopus salads, marinated of tuna, spelt soups, shellfish main course, fishes, grilled meats, cheese.

 
Natural antioxidant content

 
Number of olive trees
15,000
 
Olive varieties
Coratina (90%)
Peranzana ( 5%)
Leccino ( 3%)
Dritta ( 2%)


 
Production system
Mechanical harvest with shakers. Milling within 24 hours of picking. Two-phase continuous-cycle extraction.

 
 
Product portfolio
Fontana Rosa extra virgin olive oil

 
Awards and achievements
2009:
  •  Included in the L’Extravergine International Guide, published by Cucina e Vini

2008:

  • Honourable Mention – L’Orciolo d’Oro National Competition
  • Silver Medal – Los Angeles County Fair Olive Oil Competition, International Competition
  • Silver drop – Olivasia, International Competition of Shanghai
  • 5 drops out of 5 - l’Olio Guide, Associazione Italiana Sommelier
  • 1 olive out of 3 – Guida agli Extravergini, published by Slow Food

2007:

  • Distinction Award – L’Orciolo d’Oro National Competition
  • Silver Medal – Los Angeles County Fair Olive Oil Competition, International Competition

 
Certificates
Organic farming
NOP


 
Contacts
Eugenio Maria Ferrara (Partner- Administrator)

 
Languages
English

 
 

Commercial Information
Bottle type Format Size
(cm)
No. of units per carton Weight per carton
(kg)
Size of carton (cm) No. of cartons per Europallet No. of levels per pallet Weight per pallet (kg)
Width  Height Width Height Depth
Ogliarola 250 ml 5,45 23,1 12 6,5 24,5 25,5 18,5 72 4 468
Bordolese Luve 500 ml 6,43 30,5 6 6,1 24,4 36,1 16,4 63 3 384
Olio Prestige 750 ml 7 32 6 7,4 24,4 36,1 16,4 63 3 466
Can  3 l  15 26,2 4 12,5 31 27,5 19 64 4 800
Can  5 l  15 31,3 4 19,8 30 33 24 48 4 950

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