Following historical records the cultivation of the olive tree along the coast and in the countryside of Liguria was brought from the friars Benedettini in XII-XIII century. In Liguria during the middle age the most important centre was the village of Taggia which gave its name to the most widespread olive tree variety in Liguria:

the  Taggiasca. 

olives just collected from the tree

Oil, Olives in salamoia, 
Olives without bones under oil and patè of olives
Lab. Olio dei Benedettini - Via Lucinasco 5 - 18020 Lucinasco - IMPERIA