Company Overview



Profile Loriva­ Culinary Oils are the benchmark for flavorful, cold-pressed, naturally processed oils. Designed for discerning chefs, cooks and fine food lovers alike, each varietal is carefully crafted to preserve its flavor, aroma and nutritional benefits. As an early entrant into the culinary oil category, the Loriva line has helped define the quality standards now associated with fine culinary products.
Founded 1985
Ownership Acquired by nSpired™ Natural Foods in 2000
Company Principals Charles Lynch, Executive Chairman
Patrick Lee, President
Robin Robinson, Vice President Marketing
Marty Hagge, Vice President Sales
Tom Miner, Vice President Operations
Randy Sieve, Chief Financial Officer
Fred Tabacchi, Quality Assurance Manager
Products
  • 5 Pepper Hot Oil / 8 oz.
  • Avocado Oil / 12.7 oz.
  • Basil Flavored Oil / 8 oz.
  • California Walnut Oil / 12.7 oz.
  • Canola Oil / 12.7 oz.
  • Canolive Oil / 12.7 oz.
  • Extra Virgin Sesame Oil / 12.7 oz.
  • Garlic Flavored Oil / 8 oz.
  • Grapeseed Oil (Italian) / 8 oz.
  • Pure American Sunflower Oil Supreme / 12.7 oz.
  • Rice Bran Oil / 12.7 oz.
  • Roasted Peanut Oil / 12.7 oz.
  • Safflower Oil / 12.7 oz.
  • Toasted Sesame Oil / 8 oz.
  • Qualities
  • Gluten free
  • High in antioxidants
  • No preservatives
  • No trans fats
  • No cholesterol
  • Rich in monounsaturated fats
  • Kosher (except Grapeseed Oil, California Walnut Oil, Avocado Oil and Basil Flavored Oil)
  • Distribution Available nationally in gourmet, specialty, and natural food stores. Also sold in select larger grocery stores.
    Innovations Developed a patented method to “cold press” hulled sesame seeds to create a new extra virgin grade of sesame oil with superior aroma and flavor, and longer shelf life.
    Awards Loriva­ received the Gold Medal for Best Line of Culinary Oils by the American Tasting Institute in 1999