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Onsa's Olive Oil

Onsa's Olive Oil

With love (and flavor) from Tunisia.

We’ve been selling oil from Majid Mahjoub—our source for couscous, harissa, and a slew of outstanding foods from Tunisia—for a few years now. But brand new to our shelves is Onsa’s extra virgin olive oil, named for Majid’s wife Onsa.

It’s made from unique-to-Tunisia chetoui olives. In a small section of Majid’s organic orchard, the olives are allowed to remain on the tree a bit longer before harvesting. Harvesting the olives when they’re more mature lends a softer, sweeter quality to the oil, though it’s still got a healthy, bitter, peppery kick.

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Extra virgin olive oil
Chetoui olives
Smooth and assertive flavors

The 2021 harvest has a fresh green aroma. The flavor is primarily green olives with a mild sweetness at the start, and then it grows into a strong grassy bitterness.

Onsa's Olive Oil

O-ONS 500 ml
Current Price $20
Ships for flat rate

More to learn

Every couple years it seems a big news story breaks about the dangers of adulterated extra virgin olive oil. The oils in these stories invariably from producers who are blending olives from many sources. They’re mixing less expensive oils in, ones that are possibly not from the region they say they are, possibly not extra […]

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