DE SIMONE 100% Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil is cold crushed within 12 hours of harvest and is obtained soley by mechnical means. The result is some of the finest olive oil to be produced in Italy– the oil is a unique blend made from Tondina, Nocellara del Belice, Frantoio, Carolea, and Dolce di Rossano cultivars.
Notes of green tomato and freshly cut grass,and artichoke.
Hints of sweet banana and nuttyness, slightly bitter mid-notes, and a peppery finish. Beautifully balanced.
Bread dipping, pasta, raw or roasted vegetables, fish, chicken, and red meats.
The health benefits of extra virgin olive oil is well known and even the New England Journal of Medicine stated that a diet rich in EVOO cuts the risk of heart attacks and strokes significantly. So what are the indicators of EVOO that guarantee the health benefits?
One of the key indicators of quality olive oil is an acidity level to be less than .8%, our EVOO has an extraordinary level of .4% or less!
POLYPHENOLS AND ANTI-OXIDANTS
Our EVOO has high concentration of the antioxidants beta-carotene and Vitamin E, as well as the phenolic compounds tyrosol and hydroxytyrosol.
EVOO is a mono-unsaturated fat which helps to reduce bad cholesterol levels in your blood which can lower your risk of heart disease and strokes. They also provide nutrients to develop and maintain your body’s cells.