Big Things are Happening on this Little Karoo Olive Farm

It's a new year and change is afoot at Mont Rouge Olive Estate. We're thrilled to be able to share with you some progress on the build of our factory which will allow us to substantially reduce the carbon footprint of our efforts, with olive oil pressing no longer needing to be out-sourced. From March we begin pressing right here on the farm, a huge leap in keeping things green and creating jobs for the local community. We're up at sunrise and crashing into bed at the moment; we've poured 7000 square meters of concrete and are busy finalising internal walls and fittings in anticipation of our state-of-the-art centrifuge (press) which arrives on 27 February. We start installation on 1 March and the farm is abuzz with excitement. Even the olives have little smiles on their faces. We plan on starting pressing oil in the third week of March which coincides with this year's harvest. 

We're looking forward to sharing our progress and delicious farm-pressed oil with you. 

The Mont Rouge Olives Team 

Pimp Your Bread

An easy recipe tweak and a real crowd-pleaser; simply add a few table spoons of Mont Rouge Olive Caviar to your favourite bread recipe and voila! This tasty olive bread goes well with salads, pastas and even your favourite chicken roast.

Click here to check Mont Rouge Olive Caviar. 

The Mont Rouge Olives team x

Mont Rouge Olives Now Available in Australia

We're super chuffed to announce that as of November 2013 our range will be available in Australia. The lovely folks over at SA Trade sampled our products recently and felt Australians and expats alike couldn't be denied of these Little Karoo gems. We're elated to be a part of this partnership and look forward to expanding our footprint and range within Australia.

Click here to shop online via SA Trade now.

The Mont Rouge Olives Team x

Mont Rouge Olives Now Available on Yuppiechef

Farming is, as you can imagine, not for the fainthearted. For seven years we’ve toiled, nurtured, watered, pruned and cared for our Little Karoo olive groves. If there’s one thing olive farming will teach you, it’s patience. For us the patience has paid off and we’ve had a fantastic few months growing our supply footprint. The cherry on top is the news that we’re now an official supplier to Yuppiechef. Eee!

Perhaps there’s some kind of online retail karma at play here, because much of our Olive Caviar and Olive Paste magic is owed to the Yuppiechef kitchen tools we lusted over and purchased in the time we spent waiting for the perfect harvest. We’re beyond excited to be a part of the Yuppie family, and not only because it’s a brand we adore, but because it helps us get our products into your homes in a few simple clicks.

Ready to buy online? Easy peasy lemon squeasy, click here to buy on Yuppiechef now.

The Mont Rouge Olive Team x

Our pH Perfectionists

There's so much that goes on behind the scenes to make our olives and oils perfect, like rigorous pH testing. Meet Marnelle and Cath, two of our pH perfectionists. It's their masterful craft that plays a huge role in producing the quality product our fans know and love. 

Because in the Little Karoo, we know that it's the little things that make all the difference.

The Mont Rouge Olives Team x