Extra Virgin Olive Oil Varietals

Hojiblanca 100% Extra Virgin Olive Oil- Medium Intensity


Crush Date: Winter 2019/2020 
Polyphenols: 290
FFA: .28
Region: Spain
Spain is synonymous with olive trees. The Spanish Hojiblanca is a hardy olive that ripens late in the harvest season. Rich in vegetable notes with a hint of artichokes, aroma is fresh and lively. A long finish on the palate with a slight peppery finish. The flavor works well with citrus and fresh melons. For an appetizer that everyone will remember, pair a fresh mozzarella with Italian style deli meats by hand rolling them together, then garnish with Hojiblanca 100% Extra Virgin Olive oil. Hopefully there will be some left for your guest!


Health Benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Thanks to its status as a spotlight food in the Mediterranean diet, and thanks to extensive research on its unique phytonutrient composition, olive oil has become a legendary culinary oil with very difficult to match health benefits.

Polyphenols have been shown to function as both antioxidants and as anti-inflammatory nutrients in the body. The very number and variety of polyphenols in olive oil helps explain the unique health benefits of this culinary oil. Because of the high polyphenol levels, as little as 1-2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil per day have been shown to be associated with significant anti-inflammatory benefits.

  • Lowers the risk of Inflammatory and Auto-Immune Disease problems
  • Lowers the risk of Cardiovascular/Heart problems (polyphenols)
  • Assists with proper balance of LDL and HDL cholesterol
  • Digestive Tract benefits
  • Support of overall Bone Health
  • Improved Cognitive Function
  • Olive Oil is not a commonly allergenic food and is not known to contain oxalates or purines

 

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