Processing Steps



The production area of the olives intended for extra virgin olive oil production includes the territory of Militello in Val di Catania and the neighboring municipalities. Our olive groves, consisting of centuries-old trees and recently built facilities are managed by combining tradition and innovation, to quality protection and food security, while respecting the environment. The cultivation, carried out with the organic method, takes place with agronomic techniques handed down from father to son and improved over time through research and innovation.



Before milling the olives must be subjected to a process of defoliation and washing at room temperature . The milling process is performed at the Di Giorgi mill , member of the brand “L’Oro del Principe” and associated A.I.F.O. (Italian Association Oil Millers) Sicily using a continuous flow system at a controlled temperature.



It has always been treated with the utmost attention the bottling stage, as the bottles and cans must fully preserve the quality of the oil, while maintaining its freshness and flavor characteristics. The oil is packaged ready for sale, in stores mentioned above, in different formats and sizes. The bottling takes place in dark glass bottles or tin, away from light and heat sources and labeled with the registered trademark “L’Oro del Principe” consists of a logo depicting a tower and an arch that reproduces the remains of the castle Branciforte of Militello in Val di Catania.