About Olive Oils
Extra Virgin Olive Oil by Olive Tree - The first luxury Olive Oil brand in India, comes from a region nestled on a tranquil bend of the Tuscan seaside, surrounded by ordered rows of olive trees of Italian origin including Frantoio, Leccino, Maulino; varieties specifically chosen for their fine oil quality and consistency. Cool, sunny winters and long, hot summers under the Italian sun allow the olives to ripen perfectly, creating rich, luscious extra virgin olive oil. With less than 0.8% acidity, this oil comes from the “first pressing" of the olive.
The health benefits of extra virgin olive oil / Mediterranean diet have been well documented. Maximum health benefits are contained in and only in good quality extra virgin olive oil. Extra virgin olive oil offers the greatest health benefits as it retains a majority of the olive’s nutrients.
Unrefined and made from the first cold pressing of top-grade olives, without the use of heat or chemicals thereby naturally retaining all the positive attributes of the olives, Olive Tree extra virgin olive oil has an acidity level of less than 0.8%. Choosing extra virgin olive oil as your main source of dietary oil or fat, as well as eating a healthy and balanced diet, has been shown to reduce your risk of chronic disease development and increase life expectancy.
Good quality extra virgin olive oil (stored ideally in dark glass bottles) is loaded with good cholesterol, natural antioxidants and Vitamin E. Especially important for extra virgin olive oil is the unusual fat content. This plant oil is one of the few widely used culinary oils that contains about 75% of its fat in the form of oleic acid (a monounsaturated, omega-9 fatty acid). Extra virgin olive oil has long been, and continues to be, the spotlight ingredient of the Mediterranean culinary world.
Popularity of extra virgin olive oil in India is rising rapidly as the legendary benefits of this oil gain increasing scientific validation. With the availability of superior quality extra virgin olive oil in India, this prized oil is now being widely used in a variety of dishes - heightening the flavour of every meal, satisfying taste buds and promoting good health. Extra virgin olive oil offers a healthy cooking alternative and brings with it exquisite flavours that enhance your favorite recipes.
A blend of extra virgin olive oil and refined olive oil, with its light flavour, this olive oil is ideal for everyday cooking.
Olive Tree olive oil for everyday cooking with its milder aroma and taste is an excellent all-purpose cooking olive oil. Its simpler flavour allows for greater flexibility and can be used to sauté and temper food with just the right mix of flavour and health.