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We invite you to indulge in Gourmet Olive Oils, Balsamic Vinegars and Spices. Come in, make yourselves at home! Become immersed in rich and vivid sights, smells and tastes. Join us on this wonderful expedition! For the past 29 years, our journey has taken us to various countries where we became enthralled in the world of oils and spices. Living and travelling abroad has allowed us to explore the finest in savory spices, gourmet oils, and seasonings from home, charming ourselves and our daughters along the way. Now a family tradition, every home-cooked meal incorporates different oils and spices, enticing our taste buds with exciting new flavors.

Life is full of wonders, and we are fortunate to have lived next to an amazing Italian family (the Calamai family) for 16 years. Our lives changed when we were introduced to freshly pressed olive oils, straight from the Cantina. We grew to love fresh oils and continue to further expand our palate with gourmet olive oils, vinegars, and spices. We had the privilege to visit the Calamai family several times in Romola (near Florence), Italy and were fortunate to visit the Cantina, where the olives are first pressed. That did it, we were in love!

Olea Oliva! ("The Olive Tree") is a family-owned and operated business, and we want to share this tradition with you. We pride ourselves on selling only the finest olive oils and balsamic vinegars from all over the world. We carry fused, infused and flavored olive oils, 25 Star Dark and White balsamic vinegars, flavored balsamics and super spices which include Paleo blends, Spice blends and spices.

We invite you to indulge with Olea Oliva! located at The Avenue at East Cobb in Marietta, Georgia. Be prepared! You are encouraged to taste as much of the product as you please, bringing a more hands-on experience to food. We appeal to those adventurous in the kitchens that are looking to discover new tastes and healthy cooking while entertaining family and friends. We strive to share our passion with you in our store and online as we promote a food culture driven by nutrition, education, and excitement. We truly hope you enjoy this unique international journey from our family to yours.

~Smita and Dilip Daya, Proud Owners of Olea Oliva!

 

Fun Fact:
"Olea" is a genus of about 40 species in the family Oleaceae, native to warm temperate and tropical regions of southern Europe, Africa, southern Asia and Australasia. They are evergreen trees and shrubs, with small, opposite, entire leaves. The fruit is a drupe. Leaves of Olea contain Tricho sclereids. For humans, the most important species is by far the Olive (Olea europaea), native to the Mediterranean region, Africa, southwest Asia and the Himalayas.

"Oliva" is the word for olive in Catalan, Spanish, and Italian.