Why extra-virgin olive oil?
Buying the right kind of olive oil is extremely important.
Extra virgin olive oil retains some of the antioxidants and bioactive compounds from olives. For this reason, it’s considered healthier than the more refined variety of olive oil.
Extra virgin olive oil is loaded with antioxidants, which fight inflammation and help protect your blood cholesterol from oxidation, and may lower your risk of heart disease.
Extra-virgin olive oil is rich in monounsaturated oleic acid. This fatty acid is believed to have many beneficial effects and is a healthy choice for cooking.
Extra virgin olive oil has antibacterial properties and has been found to be particularly effective against bacterium that can cause stomach ulcers and stomach cancer.
Olio Nuovo is the term for olive oil that has just been pressed. The sooner you receive your olive oil after pressing, the fresher the taste. We ship our oil as soon as possible after pressing so that you can experience what many Italians are blessed with every year.
Every year, we enter our olive oil in an international competition and we consistently rank among the best olive oils in the world. If you're looking for a top 10 EVOO, the best Italian olive oil you can find, or, specifically, the best Tuscan olive oil, look no further.
Always look for the harvest data to make sure that you are getting very best, authentic olive oil. Extra virgin olive oil should be consumed within at most about 18 months after harvest. We only sell oil from the current harvest year. When the new harvest comes, you are sure to receive the new harvest oil. This way, you always have the finest, freshest olive oil possible.
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