2Passos is the company offering Portuguese olives, oliveoils and more. besides our own brand: Passeite we are currently connecting small Portuguese brands and offering a platform for selling purposes. We love Portugal and their quality products and like the rest of the world to experience this!
Passeite is originated by the family Passos. Over 30 years ago Marjolijn (Dutch) and João (Portuguese) Passos started a beach restaurant “2Passos” at Ancão beach in the Algarve, Portugal. Marjolijn and João are retired but food business still runs in their blood and us. We own a house called o Moinho at Beira Litoral – Condeixa-a-Nova- Atadoinha, situated 12 km south of Coimbra, O Moinho (the Mill) used to be an old water mill. It was converted into a house in 1985. Some of the old details were left in their original state such as the tho mills that are situated in the living room and still work. Along the house came some plots of land and after some chats with locals on what to do with the land, the Passos family decided to start an olive grove. The area and climate is ideal for keeping olive trees. Coimbra area is one of the oldest olive oil producing areas and was already producing back in the Roman period. Conímbriga is one of the largest and best preserved Roman settlements in Portugal. Conímbriga lies less than 2 km from Condeixa-a-Nova. In 2005 the grove started to produce olives. From 2008 onwards the hobby turned into a business with help from the new Passos generation. The son of Marjolijn and João, Guilherme and his wife Marije, are passionate about the grove and started to approach friends and family for stay overs to help picking olives. This turned into a yearly event where friends meet and along some amazing lunches and local wines help the fam
We grow olive trees
We have about 450 trees, Arbequina, Manzanilla, Picual and Galega. Most are planted in 2002. We started just producing for family purposes and now started the business profesionally since 2 years.
We produce olive oil
Our brand is called Passeite, which means Azeite (olive-oil in Portuguese) from the family Passos (our family name) We produce 400-800 liters per year depending on seizon. Selling in Portugal and the Benelux.