"It uses for the different foods since ancient times. Oliva manufactories preparing oil work on Istria western coastline, around these outstanding Brijuni islands, Barbariga, Porev, Cervar in Porat city working.
Some of these: Al Torico (Novigrad), Balija Fam (Fazana), Basiaco Franco (Buje), Oleab (Rabac)“
Olive is the symbol of the Mediterranean countries, the climate is perfect for the cultivation of olives. Virgin Olive oil: excellent in taste. Pure olive oil:blended with virgin olive oil. Olive pomace oil: it is refind olive oil, generally used in restaurant. The best olive oil comes from Istria. It could be compared to wine tasting because oils differ from each other in various ways.Many producers setting up tasting room to indtoduce their olive oils to the visitors.
- Meloto -The award for the Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil Monovarietal - Medium Fruity.Located in Vodjan.
- Ipsa -Their olive oil made from the varieties Bjelica and Frantoia was the first Croatian olive oil to be included in the Italian guide of best olive oils.
- Meneghetti -Olive oils produced on the Meneghetti estate represent supreme products of olive-growing industry, embodying at the same time both pleasure and health. They offer a triumph of aroma and taste, while strong impressions they leave put them on equal terms with great wines.
- Negri William -Their farm is situated in Brgod, in the municipality of Raša, along the eastern coast of the Istrian peninsula. Here they follow a noble family tradition and since 2001 have been running over 1 hectare of specialized olive grove with 460 trees.