The Oil of the Popes and the ancient flavors of Rome in the past

Jun 13, 2022 499

The Oil of the Popes has a very distant origin in time and is the fruit of the huge investments made by the Papal State in the whole area of Ciociara and the Pontine countryside starting from the year 1000.

In these territories today it is precisely the olive tree that is the most cultivated tree, but this was achieved thanks to the reforms enacted by the pontiffs that incentivized the feudal lords and peasants to increase their cultivation, going beyond simply satisfying individual needs.

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