Extra virgin olive oil is made from the first cold pressing of olives and maintains its high antioxidant and Vitamin E qualities. Spiral Foods Extra Virgin Olive Oil comes from olive groves of the steep slopes of Sierra Morena in Spain, from hand-picked olives that are certified organic. This organic product is GMO free, and contains no preservatives or artificial flavours.
Extra virgin olive oil is rich in healthy fats, antioxidants, and vitamins such as Vitamin E. It has anti-inflammatory properties, can help improve heart health, prevent strokes, reduce risk of type 2 diabetes, has anticancer properties, and can help treat rheumatoid arthritis.
This oil is characterised by the intensity of its attributes, with a degree of astringency. Cooking: Olive oil can be used for everything, from marinating meats and dressings salads, to baking cakes and cookies. Drizzle over steamed veggies, dips, pastas or fresh bread. Olive oil can be stored at room temperature if used frequently, but is best kept in a cool, dark pantry. Do not cook at high temperatures