Our Story

Where trust
& traceability thrive

Awaken to the new gold standard

With Brightland, you know exactly what you’re getting - authentic olive oils and vinegars that are never rotten, overprocessed, or fraudulent. With absolutely no fillers or artificial preservatives.

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Bask in the sunshine

We carefully source our olives from a family-run California farm, then craft them into custom-blended oils. Our sole ingredient comes from trees that live on for thousands of years; so you can rest assured that what you’re putting into your body is straight from the earth. It’s grounded. It’s good for you. It’s never seen a lab.

Follow the fruit

Our fruit-forward vinegars are made on a nutrient-dense, family-run farm in California’s Central Coast. Chardonnay and Zinfandel grapes, Navel and Valencia oranges, and ripe Triple Crown blackberries are grown in nutrient-dense soil, selected with care, and double fermented in stainless steel. You’ll taste the process on your palate - zingy and bright, bold and decadent.

Good as gold

Knowing everything that goes into your food allows you to thoroughly enjoy it, and share it with family and friends with more pleasure.

Field Notes

Living in a golden state means …

Savoring the simple moments. Everyday elegance. Cozy days and slow nights. Locally sourced ingredients. Warm, crusty bread, stew and a good book. Understanding traceability. Endless curiosity. Beauty from the inside out. Seeking the truth. Lazy evening strolls. Analog moments. Intersectional environmentalism. Nourishing body, heart and soul. Putting away the screens. California life. Conscious actions towards better health. Reading the newspaper. Verve and vibrancy. Being fully engaged in the present. Living well.

AISHWARYA IYER

Founder’s Note

When my husband and I started to get into cooking, we expected to improve our well being and boost our confidence in the kitchen.

Instead, we got a little nauseous. After eliminating likely culprits like cheese and bread, we discovered - much to our surprise - that the cause was actually our olive oil.

A bit of research uncovered that the olive oil Americans consume is not what we think it is. And no one was talking about it. So I decided to start the conversation.

Brightland was born out of a desire for better, more honest food production - and a deep belief in the land and what it provides. My ancestors were salt farmers in South India; the land provided for them, and in turn they provided salt for people in the South. It’s a beautiful cycle when left untouched.

I believe in the California sun & soil, and the beautiful olives, grapes and fruit they yield. It’s my wish that our products provide abundant nourishment to you and the people you love for many breakfasts, lunches and dinners to come.

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