The ELY SÉIDE orchard is located in the southern part of Tunisia at the gate of the Sahara desert and was acquired in 1879 by the Rabia family.
At that time, Tunisia is becoming a French entity under the French protectorate.
The family's love for the olive trees and a disproportionate obsession for both traditional and innovative processes of production, led the estate to become one of the most respected producer very early on.
After the war, the politico-economic tensions in Tunisia led the family to migrate to France where they settled a delicatessen business, a business that Ely balances with ritual shuttles back to Tunisia to tend to his native olive groves several times a year.
Today the ELY SÉIDE estate represents the subtle and delicate perfection of an ultra-sublime olive oil, adored by connoisseurs and praised by renowned chefs.
It is the beginning of a new chapter, bathed in the olive culture and tasting since her early childhood, Zena is the latest Rabia in the long line of master olive oil producers and the keeper of her fathers’ craftsmanship.As part of her inheritance she wants to share this love for an eco-friendly and bio-dynamic inspired approach to oil production and invites you in the fascinating world of olive oil tasting.