The Mediterranean diet is the key to your healthy life. Extra virgin olive oil is a cornerstone of your Mediterranean diet.
HEALTH BENEFITS OF EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL
1. Olive oil helps fight cancer
Extra virgin olive oil is a rich source of two polyphenols: hydroxytyrosol and oleocanthal, which are powerful cancer-fighting antioxidants. According to various studies*, olive oil reduces the risk of cancer by 31%.
* Hereinafter we refer to the studies confirming the health benefits of olive oil.
2. Olive oil normalises hormonal and intestinal balance
Daily use of olive oil normalises hormonal balance and increases levels of the neurotransmitter serotonin. Also, it helps us keep our intestines healthy by reducing inflammation and increasing the number of healthy bifidobacteria.
3. Olive oil reduces the risk of diabetes
Regular consumption of extra virgin olive oil reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes by an average of 22%. Olive oil is 80% monounsaturated fatty acids, which balance blood sugar, help protect against insulin resistance and prevent the disease.
4. Olive oil improves the functioning of brain cells
Polyphenols contained in olive oil slow down the development of age-related inflammatory processes in the brain and reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease.
5. Olive oil strengthens the immune system
Olive oil reinforces the immune system and helps develop and activate immune cells fighting against viruses invading our body. And yes, the same polyphenols do that: oleocanthal and hydroxytyrosol.
6. Olive oil prevents cardiovascular diseases
Oleic acid contained in real farm olive oil helps regulate the balance of good and bad cholesterol and reduces the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases by 30%
And you know what?
Fresh farm olive oil... it's just fantastically delicious! Try it and feel the flavour of crushed olives, wild flowers and mountain herbs. This olive oil gives you an unforgettable taste and spirit of the Mediterranean.
So what exactly is olive oil? It's an incredibly tasty natural product which helps you stay strong, young and healthy for a very long time.
And what is not olive oil? It is something you can buy cheaper than 15€ per litre. Real olive oil is produced only by small farms, whose products almost never appear in supermarkets and are never cheap.
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We'll help you to tell real extra virgin olive oil from... a similar substance available in the supermarket. We have driven thousands of kilometres and explored hundreds of farms to find the best olive oil for you.
Our producers are farmers who grow olives and make real extra virgin olive oil.
Real olive oil means this oil contains nothing but fresh juice of olives cold pressed within a few hours after harvesting.
Premium Early Harvest Olive Oils
Intense full-body taste, a slightly bitter finish and herbal aroma with hints of freshly-cut unripe wild olives. PROTOLEO is an ideal olive oil for pasta or grilled fish with vegetables.
Full fresh flavour with a touch of grass and dried tomatoes. Saturated fruity taste and rich texture of organic olive oil AEGAEA BIO goes well with salad, white cheese or avocado.
Complex, powerful fruity taste with a light touch of cut grass, apple and almond. Perfect with red meat, fish and vegetables as well as with tapas and side dishes to add personality to your meal.
Frantoio is an Italian olive variety and its homeland is Tuscany. However it has long ceased to be only Italian olive oil and is produced all over the world.
Tasting this olive oil we find intense fruity and floral aroma with shades of cut grass and olive leaf. This combination is very characteristic of Frantoio.
We can also smell some banana and apple aromas. Mild velvety taste comes in the beginning, then palate fills with a light bitterness.
Distinctive pungent and peppery finish on the back of throat and long fruity aftertaste with tropical citrus hints.
Organic olive oil Frantoio is a perfect dressing for seafood dishes, poultry, stew and vegetables. It's also worth trying Frantoio with burrata or gorgonzola cheeses. You know, it still sounds like Italian olive oil.
Its name means, "emerging from the Aegean". It is a tribute to the origins of the Protoulis family.
AEGAEA is an early harvest olive oil. Olives Kolovi for its production are harvested and selected by hand at the end of October when they are just starting to ripe.
The most specific features of olive oil AEGAEA: golden-green colour, strong and versatile fruity taste, grassy aroma, rich texture, full body and slightly peppery finish.
Best Olive Oil in the Northern Hemisphere
Olive oils Vanja by famous olive oil maker Vanja Dujc are distinguished by their harmonious fruity aroma and taste combined with a pleasant bitterness and moderate spiciness. Olive oil Vanja Couvee is a superior blend of 16 varieties of olives, in which the flavours specific to each olive variety are intertwined and complemented.
Olive oils Vanja have received many awards at competitions in New York, Shanghai, Milano, Zurich and are listed in Feinschmecker's Gourmet Catalog, which includes the best extra virgin olive oils from Europe, Australia and California.
In 2021 in Paris, at the International exhibition Olio Nuovo, olive oil Vanja won the prestigious award for The Best Olive Oil in the Northern Hemisphere. The jury recognized extra virgin olive oil Vanja as “wonderful, balanced and complex olive oil with a fiery kick at the end”.