by The Urban Grocer in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 16 June 2011

It was the amazing illustrations, bold and bright, whimsically wrapping humble olive oil canisters that first caught my eye. As I began to dig deeper and learn more about this limited edition series, it was the concept that had me sold. Each of the 1,000 gift boxes created in this collection holds three beautiful containers of stunning olive oil: one from Portugal, another from Spain, and the last from Italy.

The idea was to create an “olive oil tasting experience” where the art of making olive oil was married with the art from designers and illustratorsrepresenting the country of the oil’s origin, respectively. With each young talent from Portugal, Spain, and Italy showcasing his work, the series promises to create masterpieces in your kitchen — both displayed on your shelves and drizzled on your plate.

Equally intriguing is the company behind this limited edition series: Think Global Taste Local. A self-described “food hunting company,” TGTL’s mission is to showcase the best gastronomic products from around the world. From creating food experiences to showcasing small producers, TGTL looks to feature contemporary food concepts, globally. With products as gorgeous as the olive oil, this is one trend we’re happy to follow.
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