Salud de Paloma Traditional Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Salud de Paloma Traditional is 100% Natural Cold Pressed Texas Extra Virgin Olive Oil. The Arbequina olive trees are organically grown in the central Texas Hill Country. Salud de Paloma has a round, buttery, fresh flavor with a slight peppery spiciness that ensures a long finish to this refreshing oil. Use it on all of your favorite foods. The president of Salud de Paloma is Latina and she quotes from Karl Shapiro’s poem “It is the silver tree, the holy tree, Tree of all attributes.” Bien Provecho!
Be sure to stop by Melissa Guerra Latin Kitchen Market for our tasting tomorrow, Saturday, May 3rd from 10:00AM to 1:00PM! We look forward to seeing you there!
About Salud de Paloma & Its President
A Go Texan member, Salud Corporation is the newest and most automated olive oil producer in Texas. Salud is a social enterprise formed by a non-profit BCL of Texas. The board of directors of Salud corporation are volunteers. Salud Corporation was formed November 2012 with a mission to promote nutrition and health to the Latino market. Production and sales began March 2013. Ten cents of each bottle sold is donated to the non-profit BCL of Texas to support women, minority, veteran and underserved businesses.
Originally from Guanajuato, Mexico, Salud’s president, Rosa Ríos Valdez, grew up in central Texas. She graduated cum laude from the University of Texas at Austin and completed executive management at Harvard University, JFK school of government. In addition to being president for Salud de Paloma, Ríos Valdez is CEO of two non-profit firms, Business & Community Lenders of Texas and Texas Community Builders. Rosa lives in Austin with her husband and orange cat, Guerro. Rosa loves local theatre, classical guitar, travel and creating family traditions with her daughters Raquel and Selena.