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When does olive oil go bad?

Olive oil starts to degrade as soon as you open the bottle or tin, it is best stored in a dark cool place. It is best to consume the oil within 6 months after opening and ideally within 2 years of harvest. None of our oil is blended it all originates in Greece either on …

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Why olive oil is good for you?

Extra Virgin Olive Oil is very good for you it helps to reduce Cholesterol Helps to lower blood pressure It contains a natural form of Ibruprofen and is made up of over 70% oleic acid which is the main predominant fatty acid and antioxidants oleacein and oleocanthal, which appear to significantly reduce inflammation

How is olive oil made?

The Olives are harvested between October to January, It’s pressed to make a paste using mechanical means without the addition of Hot Water, Chemicals or heat then pressed to extract the oil, a lot of the waste from pressing the oil is used as animal feed.

Which olive oil is best for cooking?

All Extra Virgin Olive Oil can be used for cooking, no additives are needed, Olive oil has the highest flashpoint of the most popular Oils used for cooking at 210 degrees.

Do olives go off?

The answer is yes, you may often buy olives from a supermarket that is greying in colour and quite soft, these olives are past their best and should be discarded. After an olive is taken from brine it needs to be debrined for up to 6 hours in freshwater a marinade added and prepared for sale. …

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How are olives processed?

Olives are picked either by hand or mechanical means, they surround the bottom of the tree with a large net in the shape of an umbrella and the tree is shaken and the olives are caught in the net avoiding bruising from landing on the ground, they are cleaned and sorted and pitted as well …

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Why olives are good for you?

Extra Virgin Olive Oil is very good for you it helps to reduce Cholesterol Helps to lower blood pressure It contains a natural form of Ibruprofen and is made up of over 70% oleic acid which is the main predominant fatty acid and antioxidants oleacein and oleocanthal, which appear to significantly reduce inflammation

Where do olives come from?

Olives can be found on all the continents except Antarctica, there are around 130 different varieties, grown in 23 countries and account for about 85% of the world’s Olive Oil Production. 90% of the olives harvested are destined for Oil production.

How many olives should I eat a day?

Olives should be eaten in moderation, as can be harmful causing diarrhoea, mainly due to the high salt content. An average serving of Olives would be 60 to 70 grams per day.

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