Why you should buy uncertified organic olive oil from Palestine at this time...

Olive oil is more than just an ingredient; it is a cultural marker. Just like wine, olive oils offer a glimpse into a unique terroir. Different soils nurture distinctive flavour profiles highlighted in the oils extracted.

The Ethical Shop has partnered with Zaytoun for many years to help bring their produce to market and we are determined to continue our support for the Palestinian farmers. Due to extreme weather conditions such as droughts, wildfires, severe storms, and flooding, worldwide olive harvests have suffered greatly over the last few years. This has led to scarcity, price increases and competition between multinationals and smaller producers. Add war, harassment, violence, and restricted movement for farmers and workers and the situation becomes dire. Please see the recent New Internationalist magazine that focuses

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