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How is olive oil produced

There is a short film explaning the process of making olive oil and an explanation about various... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Modi'in-Maccabim-Re'ut, Israel
Olea Essence

As a licensed tour guide, I come here often with travelers. Olea takes the time to show and tell... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Brian D
Jerusalem District, Israel
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The "Olea Essence" Olive Oil Press is a unique place in the ancient Jewish city of Qatzrin in the Golan Heights. Our Olive Oil Press produces one of the world's best extra virgin olive oils. We also produce 100% Natural Skin Care Products and a 100...more
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Derech Hashemen 2, Industrial Zone, Katzrin 12900
+972 4-685-0023
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

There is a short film explaning the process of making olive oil and an explanation about various products produced with olive oil. Very interesting. Also olive oil tastings and packaging that is good for carrying back home (small metal cans).

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

As a licensed tour guide, I come here often with travelers. Olea takes the time to show and tell about the olive oil industry.They show you the factory and let you taste the final product. It is worth the stop.

Thank Brian D
Avner T, Owner at Olea Essence, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Hi Brian, thank you very much for the review. you're welcome anytime! :)

Reviewed 13 April 2018

This visit was worth 5 stars just because of our superb guide/host for the visit, named Zen - a charming, witty, and knowledgeable young lady, originally from Botswana. She talked us through the olive oil production process, then we had the chance to taste half...More

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Avner T, Owner at Olea Essence, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Hi Richard, thank you very much for the review! glad to hear you enjoyed your visit at Olea Essence and you're more than welcome to come and visit us again on your next trip to Israel! :)

Reviewed 19 December 2017

Olea Essence was a lovely stop-over in a day of travels. They have some great olive oil products, including a beauty line. Pleasant surroundings with a chance to try the hand washing product: made my hands soft and smell fabulous!

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Avner T, Manager at Olea Essence, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2017

glad to hear :) come back to visit us again soon! Tal F. Olea Essence

Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Some interesting items & information, but heavy emphasis on your purchasing the cosmetics & olive oil !

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Reviewed 29 July 2017

A place to learn about olives and the process to make olive oil and oil based cleaners and cosmetics. Pleasant surprise. Great people working there.

1  Thank jdteeth
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Very good factory tour including olive oil tasting, ancient grindstones that were used, and the serendipitous discovery of a use for the leftovers which were harmful to the soil when discarded. Try the exfoliating skin scrub, and other products for dry skin.

1  Thank perrx
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Nice stop. Olive oil tasting. Learn about traditional products. Learn about use of the Olive water and new products. Pricey. Place was packed so hard to navigate at times.

1  Thank Haley L
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The tour begins with a short movie about the facility and how their product line came into being. It was very interesting. You are then invited into the show room where you can try out the hand scrub and purchase any of their products. The...More

1  Thank carlotaTravel4fun
Reviewed 29 March 2017

our family of 5 had a fun time here. we got to see the old olive presses, watch a short video, try some skin care products, and have an olive oil tasting. we also tasted the food made by the Druze couple and it was...More

1  Thank bek822
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12 August 2018|
Response from Brian D | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does, but it is not a Badatz. It is a local certificate.