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Discover the beauty and versatility of olive wood!


Welcome to our site, which is dedicated to the beautiful material olive wood and its use in the production of high-quality kitchen and home utensils. Here you can find out more about the properties and care of olive wood and why you should choose products made from wood instead of plastic.


First of all, the wicmost important information

Wood has an antibacterial effect and is therefore one of the most hygienic materials. Due to its natural ingredients (polyphenols) and its hygroscopic properties, bacteria are deprived of the moisture they need to survive. Even bacteria that may penetrate deeper into the wood through cracks cannot multiply. This antibacterial effect of wood has been confirmed by the German Institute for Food Technology and by the Federal Biological Institute for Agriculture and Forestry. A study by the University of Wisconsin came to the same conclusions back in the 1990s.


Wood is therefore one of the most suitable materials for kitchen and household utensils: it is natural, it has an antibacterial effect, it is resistant, durable and sustainable.

The olive wood adds something very special to these properties, as its fantastic grain gives things an impressive beauty. The grain of the olive wood and the warm colors make up the beauty of olive wood products. Shades with nuances ranging from a light cream to golden honey tones to deep dark brown. Olive wood is also an extremely durable and resilient hardwood.


Each handcrafted olive wood item is unique and tells a story that reflects the history of the decades-old olive trees in Mediterranean regions. The wood comes from old olive trees that have lost their fertility. The use of this wood contributes to the sustainable use of resources.



Cleaning and care of olive wood products


Please note the following tips and advice so that you can enjoy your olive wood kitchen utensils for years to come.

Rinse olive wood products by hand with mild soap and warm water. Dry the products well and make sure not to pack them away damp. The wood stays supple and does not dry out if you rub it regularly with just a few drops of olive oil.


Cutting boards are subject to special hygiene requirements, so special attention should be paid to cleaning and caring for a cutting board made of olive wood. But all care instructions apply to all other olive wood products.


Basically, a cutting board should be rinsed with hot water after each use and cleaned with dishwashing liquid and a soft brush. Please never soak in water for a long time and do not put it in the dishwasher. Also very important: always let the wooden board dry thoroughly - it is best to place the board upright so that air can reach all sides. Please note that wood is a material that dries slowly.


Sustainable care also includes rubbing the wooden board regularly with olive oil; depending on use, this may have to be done more often than, for example. for other kitchen utensils made of olive wood. If the wood looks dry and slightly brittle, it's definitely time for a little oil treatment. The oil seals the surface so that no dirt or moisture and thus germs can penetrate the wood, and it also prevents stains from "coloring" vegetables.


To remove unpleasant or stubborn odors that tend to stick to the cutting board after cutting e.g. onions, fish, garlic, you can use a few drops of vinegar. Spread a few drops of vinegar on the cutting board, massage in and then rinse thoroughly with water. The vinegar also kills germs very effectively. Too much vinegar will not harm the wood, but it may give you a new, stubborn and unwanted smell. Baking soda is also an extremely effective germ killer, but you can also sprinkle the board with salt and massage it in along with the juice of half a lemon, leave it on for a few minutes and then rinse it off. In this way you can also, if necessary, e.g. Clean your olive wood wooden spoon or spatula.


Many people think they can save themselves the trouble of maintaining a wooden cutting board by choosing cutting boards made of glass or similarly hard material. However, cutting on these boards will permanently damage any knife blade, so for a good (and usually expensive) sharp knife, a wooden cutting board is the best choice.



Why olive wood?


Olive wood combines all the positive properties of a hardwood, such as durability, natural antibacterial effects and sustainability, with its special, unique beauty. The typical grain of olive wood makes each piece a small work of art. A work of art that can be used practically and functionally in your kitchen.


Visit our online shop where you can discover a variety of handmade olive wood products. The range extends from various small and larger kitchen helpers to mortars, spice bowls, cutting boards, sugar bowls and much more.


Bring a Mediterranean attitude to life into your kitchen with the magic of olive wood.

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