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    Cristina Armato

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    The Cristina Armato farm is located in Lucinasco, a small village in the province of Imperia perched on a hilly spur overlooking the Maro Valley. The landscape of Lucinasco is defined by chestnut trees, oaks and secular olive trees that express the same of this territory, known for the quality and refinement of the oil.

    The company, founded in 1870 by the spouses Antonio Devia and Caterina Siffredi, is on the list of historic companies in Italy and has been producing excellent oil for more than 150 years. Today the company is led by Cristina Armato who, with care and passion, carries on this entrepreneurial project in which the female component has always played a leading role: the women of the family, in fact, have been enriching the way of making oil for generations. with skill, lightness and sensitivity. The company philosophy is based on the deep conviction that it is necessary to act in harmony with nature and respecting it.
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    For this reason, the production process of the Azienda Agricola Armato Cristina involves the use of donkeys to naturally clean and fertilize the land and the recovery of the pomace, which is partly spread on the ground. The latter represents a by-product of the oil extraction process from which the peanut is obtained: a waste product, with a great calorific value, deriving from the processing of olives.

    The basket of products consists of the following references: Taggiasca Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Taggiasca Olives in Brine, Riviera Ligure Extra Virgin Olive Oil DOP Riviera dei Fiori "Prao di Conti" and Extra Virgin Olive Oil Riviera Liguere DOP Riviera dei Fiori “Cru Panigai”. The heart of the Armato olive groves is the Prao di Conti olive grove purchased by the Counts of Ventimiglia: a meadow that has become an olive grove with centuries-old trees, from which the olives used for the production of Riviera Ligure DOP extra virgin olive oil come from Riviera dei Fiori - "Cru Prao di Conti ”. An oil of the highest level that has received numerous awards, including the Silver in London in 2020.