Get to know some of the olive varieties present in the Alentejo

It is estimated that there are more than 3,000 varieties of olive in the world. When choosing a variety, an olive grower looks mainly for productivity, oil yield and regularity in production.

Sources: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (1981). Decree-Law No. 76/2010, of June 6, 2010. CPBS – Católica Porto Business School & ESB – School of Biotechnology (2021). Partidário (2014). INIAV (2014). Leitão, F. et al., (1986). Olive oils from Spain (2022). Agromillora (2022).


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