Zaytoun Fair Trade Palestinian produce
Zaytoun is a non-profit company established to support marginalised farming communities in Palestine through the production of olive oil and other products. The welfare of local farming communities and development of the agricultural infrastructure in Palestine is of the utmost importance to Zaytoun, and as such they operate as a fair trading company, and have recently achieved Fairtrade Certification for a selection of their range.
Palestine is the home of the olive tree, with some of the oldest olive groves in the world, dating back as far back as 2000 years old. The country’s Mediterranean climate, rich fertile soil and Zaytoun’s use of organic traditional farming methods ensure that these olive products are always of outstanding quality.
Palestinian Organic Fairtrade Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Zaytoun Extra Virgin Olive Oil is a rich and peppery cold pressed Palestinian oil, organically grown and fairly traded. Delicious for dressings and all kinds of cooking, Zaytoun’s Olive Oil made from hand-picked olives and prepared with care, for your table.
Palestinian Medjool dates
Great tasting Medjool dates from Palestine.
These dates are grown in a part of Palestine with the perfect climate for producing succelent dates of the finest quality.
Palestinian FairTrade Almonds
Almonds have the perfect blend of essential fatty acids and vitamin E for the human body, making it a natural immune-booster and powerful ally for better health. Certainly almonds are high in vitamin E, magnesium, and potassium, and studies suggest that they offer cardiovascular benefits by reducing bad cholesterol and helping to prevent high blood pressure and heart disease-making them a great addition to our health-conscious diet.
Palestinian FairTrade Cous Cous
Zaytoun’s cous cous (maftoul in Arabic) is a delicious large grain, hand-rolled product. Cous cous is associated with celebrations in Palestine and is eaten at special occasions such as weddings, graduations and holidays. Zaytoun’s cous cous is produced by a women’s cooperative in Palestine and is dried to make suitable for export.
A traditional Palestinian recipe of a wild thyme herb mix that is a staple in the Palestinian kitchen. Most widely used as a dipping herb with olive oil and bread, as well as for savoury baking. A delicious seasoning or for use in marinades.