Oregano

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ORIGIN

Oregano is a plant originating from the Mediterranean Basin and Central Asia. Its scientific name is Origanum Vulgare and it belongs to the Lamiaceae family.

It has been used in Egypt and India for centuries, where it is considered a ‘sacred plant’. Oregano was very popular in Ancient Greece and Rome. It was even given to young married couples, as a symbol of love and happiness. Its many properties were discovered in ancient times. Oregano began to be used more and more in the Middle Ages. Nowadays, it is common and well known all over the world.

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CULTIVATION METHOD

Oregano is made up of straight stems, sometimes reddish in colour, with dark green leaves. It produces white or pale pink flowers, grouped at the top of the stems.

Oregano grows in chalky, sandy, humus-rich and well-drained soils and the plant can reach a height of up to 1m. To grow, it needs exposure to sunlight and shelter from the wind. It blooms from early July to late September. It can be harvested from early June to late October.

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HOW TO USE IT WHEN COOKING

Very popular in Italian cuisine, oregano goes perfectly with all Mediterranean dishes.

Dried oregano can be used in tomato- and cheese-based dishes. It is an essential ingredient in pizza and pasta and goes very well with basil and thyme.

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Products

Find our ranges of products under different packaging, as well as our points of sale. Whole or ground, you will find the right product for your use.

Whole oregano



It is used in tomato sauce and is an essential pizza topping. It goes very well with basil and thyme. Very popular herb in Italian cuisine.

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Whole oregano



Our packets are convenient. They are resealable, enabling excellent preservation of the product and its quality.

It is used in tomato sauce and is an essential pizza topping. It goes very well with basil and thyme. Very popular herb in Italian cuisine.

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Whole oregano



Our product is whole and is used mainly for slow-cooked dishes with a long infusion time. The packaging has a double flap lid for ease of use.

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Whole oregano



Our product is whole and is used mainly for slow-cooked dishes with a long infusion time. It is packaged in a small pot, enabling excellent preservation of the product and its quality.

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Whole oregano



Our product can be used for dishes with both short and long cooking times. It is sold in a packet, enabling excellent preservation of the product and its quality.

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Whole oregano



Our packets are convenient. They are resealable, enabling excellent preservation of the product and its quality.

It is used in tomato sauce and is an essential pizza topping. It goes very well with basil and thyme. Very popular herb in Italian cuisine.

Where to find this product ?