SOMBRA: THE EVOO BRAND OF ALEJANDRO SANZ

SOMBRA: THE EVOO BRAND OF ALEJANDRO SANZ

At the base of the Sierra de Gredos Sur, in the region in Extremadura known as La Vera, Alejandro Sanz can enjoy a few moments of peace in his rural estate of 32 hectares. On his property he has several hectares of oak forest, more than 300 fig trees, 600 olive trees,...
MOUNT TESTACCIO: FROM A CEMETERY OF EVOO VESSELS TO A REVERED MONUMENT

MOUNT TESTACCIO: FROM A CEMETERY OF EVOO VESSELS TO A REVERED MONUMENT

As was mentioned in a previous article, the Roman Empire ran on olive oil. This is evidently true as it is estimated that 50 liters per capita were consumed in some parts of the Empire. To put it in perspective, the highest consumption per capita nowadays can be found...
¿CUÁNTO AOVE ES NECESARIO PARA EL TRASPASO DE UN FUTBOLISTA?

¿CUÁNTO AOVE ES NECESARIO PARA EL TRASPASO DE UN FUTBOLISTA?

El club de futbol turco Yorukalispor, fichó para la temporada pasada al futbolista ghanés Mohammed Sumaila por la cantidad de 10 litros de aceite. No es el club Yorukalis por donde únicamente ha jugado Sumalia, también lo ha hecho durante los últimos 5 años de forma...
HOW MUCH EVOO DO YOU NEED TO SIGN A FOOTBALLER?

HOW MUCH EVOO DO YOU NEED TO SIGN A FOOTBALLER?

The Turkish football club Yorukalispor signed Ghanaian footballer Mohammed Sumailia last season for the sum of 10 liters of olive oil. Sumailia hasn’t just played for the Yorukalispor club, he also played as an amateur for Torbali, Soma and Gazielmir in the previous 5...
THE CODE OF HAMMURABI AND THE REGULATION OF THE OLIVE OIL TRADE

THE CODE OF HAMMURABI AND THE REGULATION OF THE OLIVE OIL TRADE

It is well-known that olive oil has been an object of trade since antiquity. However, what may not be as evident is that its trade was first regulated in the first legislative code in history. Known as the Code of Hammurabi, it was a compilation of laws and edicts...