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Cultivar CORATINA Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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Corato: where it all starts


The Olivetta gastronomic wedding favours tell the stories of the spouses and, at the same time, pass on the tangle of typical traditions, places, and customs of our land.

Our compass is pointed towards Corato, a city located in the north of Bari, in Puglia. The strategic position of Corato, due to its proximity to the sea and the mountainous territories of the Alta Murgia, characterise the production of Corato monocultivar oil, influencing the identity of the city. This is where this story begins, among the olive trees that embrace the countryside of Corato with branches and olives.

Olivetta: how much does a wedding favour that smells of Puglia cost?

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Jar and oil: the two protagonists of your wedding


The Olivetta gastronomic wedding favours results from a long process made of passion, tradition, and innovation to guarantee to the couples of spouses a unique object in taste and design.

For the Olivetta brand, the price of the gastronomic wedding favours is commensurate with the attention that, daily, our artisans reserve for the manufacturing of the jars with a unique identity and the care dedicated to the olive tree and its green gold. Handwork, the use of eco-friendly varnishes, the harvesting and pressing of olives are only the peak of a real masterpiece that enhances the Apulian culture and tastes.

Olive Harvest

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The art of olive growing in the Murgia Dei firm: a treasure for the north-Bari area


Work and tradition mingle in the custom of the olive harvest

Puglia is the Italian region that praises the national record for oil production. Despite the variables determined by weather conditions, drought, and the latest effects of Xylella, every year Puglia manages to reach almost 50% of all the oil produced in Italy.

In fact, it’s not by chance that exactly the olive tree dominates on the Apulian flag, as a symbol of the entire region. To put it in official numbers, the olive groves from Capitanata to Salento extend over an area of over 350,000 hectares, which correspond to over 60 million plants.

Serena is the new Olivetta collection, and it wears the Apulian lace

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Serena is the gastronomic wedding favour inspired by the tradition of embroidery and the 2022 wedding trends


A common thread that is dyed white

The new Serena collection is born from the traditions and love for the Apulian territory, the gastronomic favour that holds stories and culture inside.

The Serena collection is inspired by the Apulian art of embroidery, creative and artisanal manufacturing, which requires patience, dedication, and passion. Not by chance, these are the ingredients necessary for building bonds.

Trendy weddings in 2022: which styles to match Olivetta with?

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A wedding favour for every wedding. Find out why to choose the gastronomic wedding favour Olivetta


Autumn is that period of the year during which couples of future spouses resume the organization of their wedding to celebrate it the following year. But autumn is also a period of innovations and new trends.

In fact, over time, the wedding has become a fashionable event that has to go well with the personal tastes of the spouses.  There are many styles by now: in 2021, for example, the choice of getting married in wide outdoor spaces dominated.

History and traditions of wedding favours

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When did the tradition of giving wedding favours begin? And how has it changed over times?


Wedding favours: a bit of history

Knowing the history of wedding favours means to discover the origins of a custom that, even now, is linked to the happiest moments in people’s lives. In fact, giving a wedding favour has always been synonymous with good wishes. But when did this tradition originate?

The word wedding favour has French origins and derives from the word bonbonnière and literally means a box of bonbons. In fact, the word refers to a precious little box that contained small sweets that, as good luck, it was customary to give to spouses just after the wedding.

Olivetta: a gastronomic wedding favour tells Puglia with three collections

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Discover the Apulian culture with the gastronomic wedding favour Olivetta


Even in 2021, the gastronomic wedding favour was confirmed among the trendiest choices among young married couples, and already promises to be a very well-liked choice also for those who will get married in 2022.

Certainly, the gastronomic wedding favour isn’t, no longer, a novelty in recent years. For a long time, this type of favour has become one of the most common and usual wedding favours chosen by the spouses. We are talking about trinkets, religious-themed cadeau, and ornaments for the home.  Souvenirs but practically unusable.

Extra virgin olive oil: from simple dressing to gastronomic wedding favour

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In Puglia, extra virgin olive oil has become one of the most appreciated and sought-after wedding gifts


In the Mediterranean diet and in Apulian cooking, the oil is the ingredient and condiment that can never be missing. In Puglia, however, the extra virgin olive oil isn’t just a food but, it is a symbol of all the culture and culinary, economic, and social traditions of the region.

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