International brand FILIPPO BERIO made my heart very glad when they agreed to come on board for sponsorship of FBI2011 by sponsoring a bottle of their best selling olive oil for each goodie bag. I have been wanting to try out this particular olive oil since it became available in South Africa but living in the backwaters….as I do……I have not been able to come by it in any of the local grocery stores so it was a real bonus to find some in my goodie bag.

Below is the Announcement Release from Tapiwa, PR for Filippo Berio. I couldn’t say it better myself………….

Felippo Berio, the best selling brand of olive oil brand in the UK, USA, and Canada, and now available in South Africa – great news for olive oil lovers who appreciate that not all olive oils are created equal. Just as fine wine is graded and appreciated by vintage and varietal, olive oil is taking its rightful place at the tasting-tables of discerning palates. Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Tuscany, and in particular from the province of Lucca, home to FILIPPO BERIO, has always been valued for its mild fruity taste and superb quality. Produced under the scrutiny of FILIPPO BERIO’s Olive Oil Masters since 1829, FILIPPO BERIO’s particularly fine flavour, versatility and health benefits have ensured the brand’s lasting popularity. Despite the fact that FILIPPO BERIO is Italy’s largest exporter, it remains a family-owned business, with every batch personally tasted. Not surprisingly, the brand won the Good Housekeeping prestigious Food Award in 2009 – with readers choosing FILIPPO BERIO as “The ingredient they couldn’t live without”. South Africans will be thrilled to know that FILIPPO BERIO Extra Virgin Olive Oil is now available in both a 250ml and 1l glass bottle, at a highly competitive price. Visit for a list of stockists country-wide, a library of advice, recipes, cooking and health tips, and the chance to win a trip to Italy.

We would love to see what delicious recipes you create using FILIPPO BERIO Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

So there you have it guys, please blog or tweet about what you have made with your Filippo Berio Olive Oil. And link back to me so that I can let them know where to go and look.

You might want to follow these very socially active people on facebook or on twitter They give out lots of information, recipes, there is currently a fantastic competition going for a trip to Italy for a lucky winner and FIVE friends………WOW!! All you need is the code from your sample bottle to sign up and then get creating in your kitchen with Filippo Berio Olive Oil. What are you waiting for?

Thank you Filippo Berio for your awesome sponsorship of FBI2011 goodie bags.

See you again soon with more sponsors. I am slowly getting the html code waxed. Soon I might be able to do it in my sleep 🙂



6 responses to “FILIPPO BERIO SPONSORS FBI2011

    • Thank you for that link Supa. Please do let me know when you have used your Filippo Berio in a dish and blogged about it. Would really like to know. Thanx

    • LOL! It is a very good mayo isn’t it Mandy? So glad you liked it. I decided not to enter the competition though. Will just support Cindy seeing as she has already entered! 😉

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