P.D.O. Val di Mazara

Extra Virgin Olive oil

Characteristics:

Extra Virgin Olive Oil produced exclusively from olives harvested and pressed in Sicily, its area of origin. Prevalent varieties include Biancolilla, Nocellara del Belice and Cerasuola. Its unique characteristics are such to merit the recognition of the EEC Protected Designation of Origin P.D.O.

Serving suggestions

The intense velvety scent, with notes of green tomatoes, make this oil particularly suitable to dress (in its raw state) fish and vegetable side dishes.

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Is Extra virgin olive oil difficult to digest?

Oleic acid is abundant and characteristic of olive oils. It stimulates the contraction of the gallbladder, promoting the release of bile juices (and therefore rapid digestion), and in doing so also limits the formation of...

The oil from the press appears cloudy; is it better than...

The oil produced in the mill is cloudy because it contains microscopic water droplets suspended in vegetation and fragments of olive pulp. Normally, before packaging, the oil is filtered removing all water and suspended solid...

What does "cold-pressed" or "cold extraction" mean? Is...

The terms "cold-pressed", "cold extraction" and similar expressions, mean that, during the extraction process, the temperature does not exceed 27°C. This generally occurs everywhere, except in rare cases where pressing occurs...

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