Jar of Olive Oil with olives representing Velagosht Robust Extra Virgin Olive Oil




Robust Intensity

This early harvest high phenol Velagosht is the first of its kind in North America. An extremely robust EVOO with sweet floral notes, unripe green almond and baking spice – Velagosht or “The red olives of Berat” is an Albanian indigenous olive variety first found in the village of Velagosht in the outskirts of Berat, a 2400 year-old UNESCO world heritage city well known for its olives. Veronica Foods worked very hard alongside their partner farm, Malasi Olive Oil who processed this oil to VF’s exacting methods. Lingering pepper and balanced bitterness.

*Bio-phenols: 597.6ppm
Oleic Acid: 78.69
DAGs: 95.6
FFA: 0.16
Peroxide: 6.80
*PPP: <0.7

Squalene: 3,001.5      A-Tocopherols: 439.7

Organoleptic Taste Panel Assessment
Fruitiness 4.5 ● Bitterness 3.8 ● Pungency 4.3

Crush Date: October 2022
*As measured at the time of crush
Country of origin: Albania

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