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Kilkai Extra Virgin Olive Oil - Medium Intensity

Crush Date: July 2018    
Polyphenols: 580   
FFA: .16
Region: Chile

This buttery and smooth, this mild Extra Virgin Olive Oil won a Gold Medal at the New York International Olive Oil Competition this year! Kilkai EVOO is a mild Arbequina blend that has fresh and fruity aromas with a light to medium intensity, and a delicate touch of herbs and almonds. Its flavor combines a soft bitterness with a light spiciness complemented by equilibrated sweet notes. Kilkai EVOO is perfect for all around cooking and dressing for everything from desserts to deep frying. This amazing oil pairs well with any of our balsamic vinegars. 

Fruitiness: 4.5   Bitterness: 3.1    Pungency: 3.2

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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