Kalamata Premium Olive Oil specialise in the growing and production of the finest quality Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, extracted from the Koroneiki olive tree – often referred to as “The King of Olive Trees”. It has a robust flavour, combining the scent of fresh grass, balancing a sweet and sour taste with reassuring fruity undertones. The oil has a multitude of health benefits thanks to the carefully crafted production process and naturally occurring vitamins and minerals from the Koroneiki olives. We’ve narrowed this list down to the top 10 health benefits of Kalamata Premium Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil below.
The Koroneiki olives that the oil is extracted from are proven to be rich in Vitamin E, which helps to maintain healthy skin and eyes, and strengthen the body’s immune system.
Koroneiki olives are also a good source of Polyphenols and Flavonoids, which help to fight against harmful free radicals.
To ensure the purest and most natural high quality oil is extracted, the olive groves are organically treated and naturally irrigated by underground mountain springs.
Studies suggest that the Vitamin A content of the oil can help with cancer prevention and promote healthy eyesight.
The Calcium content in the oil helps to build strong bones and teeth and regulates muscle contractions including our heartbeat.
Only the best olive fruits are picked and the oil is extracted using the first cold press to guarantee the finest oil is bottled. Being made from the first cold press ensures the oil is in its purest form and contributes to its low acidity. This makes it ideal for cooking as it retains its health benefits and flavour from the oils high smoking point.
The oil contains Iron, which is responsible for making red blood cells that carry oxygen around the body, and can help to reduce tiredness and fatigue.
The oil also contains Copper, which helps to trigger the release of Iron. Copper is an important mineral for brain development, supporting the immune system and maintaining strong bones.
Magnesium, which is present in the oil, is an essential mineral for calming nerves and anxiety, aids digestion and regulates our body’s levels of calcium, potassium and sodium.
The oil is heart healthy as it's cholesterol free, making it an ideal option for those looking to reduce their cholesterol level or just to maintain a healthy diet.