The products

Organic farming

Organic farming is a type of agriculture that considers the entire ecosystem of agriculture, exploits the natural fertility of the sound favoring limited interventions and promotes the biodiversity of the environment in which it operates and limits or excludes the use of synthetic products, and genetically modified organisms (GMO).

All crops of Masseria Gialli are characterized by this production philosophy. The care and attention that you have toward every single product created, will translate into simplicity and genuineness of dishes made with processes that recall the traditional peasant culture, which turned into tasty food only products of their land.

Masseria Gialli produces not only oil but also potatoes, tomatoes, eggplant, zucchini, lettuce, corn, beans, peppers, thus guaranteeing its customers a unique quality to the table

The oil

The Manco family has been involved for decades in the production of oil. From generation to generation has learned how to make oil a very high quality product. Masseria Gialli wants to keep alive the awareness around Salento olive oil, a food that has contributed over the years to spread the Italian food culture in the world and to appreciate the Mediterranean diet which has become world heritage site. The strength in the production of the Manco family lies in the painstaking care of 3,500 olive trees, native type celline and oialora salentina, 1,500 of which centuries old. The climatic exposure of the land around the farm, generally mild and sunny, allows these plants to thrive and to grow to their maximum capacity. The Manco family personally every stage mind of production of the oil, the olive harvest in November and January through the technique of stripping (which involves the collection by hand), until the machining in the mill. The oil is transformed into a precious essence bottled branded like “Masseria Gialli extra virgin olive oil”.

The oil is the undisputed protagonist of of the Mediterranean diet, the principles of which are the best defense against diseases such as atherosclerosis, hypertension, myocardial infarction and stroke, is also a natural ally for the beauty. Masseria Gialli will do its oil the undisputed protagonist of delicious dishes and ways to beauty and health.