Risca Grande Lda. is a producer of organic and biodynamic (Demeter certified) extra virgin olive oil. Our products are sold under the brand "Olival da Risca". We cultivate around 200 hectares of olive groves with 35,000 olive trees of an age between 5 and 800 years. We produce the olive oil in our own oil mill on the estate. Our farm has been certified as organic since 2001 and as Demeter production since 2008.
The olive oil "Olival da Risca" wins every year important international awards that certify the high quality of our products. Among others prizes (Prémio BIOL: “Best organic olive oil of Portugal”; 2nd at the BIOFACH Olive Oil Award) we were granted from the leading international olive oil guide FLOS OLEI with 96 out of 100 points. Risca Grande is the only company from Portugal which got this ranking, and this already for the third consecutive year. In addition, we have won the "Prémio BIOL: Best organic olive oil of Portugal", and the second place at the "Olive Oil Award" of the BIOFACH 2016.
With the Demeter and the IFS Food certification, our customers have the guaranty that "Olival da Risca" olive oil products are amongst the healthiest on the international market. And all the international awards confirm that the olive oil is also outstanding regarding its taste.