The Bariani family moved to Sacramento from the Northern Italian region of Lombardy in 1989. Initially, the family produced olive oil for personal use. Angelo Bariani had a background in metal work, and he built his own press and crusher to make small batches of oil. Soon thereafter, with the encouragement of friends and family, the Barianis started their own olive oil company.
They are committed to producing an authentic, extra-virgin, raw olive oil from their Mission and Manzanillo olives. Although the Barianis’ orchards are not certified organic, they do not use any chemical inputs. Instead, they maintain soil fertility and healthy trees by incorporating olive paste and tree trimmings back into the soil. Unlike many olive oil producers, the Barianis press and bottle all of their oil at their farm.
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Zamora, CA, CA 95698
http://www.barianioliveoil.comZamora, Yolo County, CA 100 miles Clay Well Santa & Angelo Bariani own and operate alongside sons Sebastian, Enrico, and Emanuele. During the harvest season from October to January, they hire a crew to help with daily picking and olive processing. Not Certified Organic Olive paste, a by-product of pressing rich in nitrogen and potassium, is returned to the soil Olive paste and tree trimmings act as mulch and control weeds No significant pest problems! 150 acres