Bergamot (bergamotto in Italian) is a relative of the bitter orange and most prized for the fragrant essential oil extracted from its skin, which gives Earl Grey tea its signature flavor. Its heady aroma is citrusy, herbal, and boldly floral.
Agrumato® Bergamot captures the unparalleled flavor of Italian bergamots through its unique whole-fruit and olive crushing process. Whole bergamots are crushed together with olives in a state-of-the-art frantoio, sealing the essential oils of the bergamot zest in the resulting extra virgin olive oil. Agrumato® Bergamot is ideal for dressing salads, as an accent for grilled meats or fish, and simply on bruschetta. It is also excellent in cakes and desserts.