- The flavour takes you through three distinct stages, beginning with a fresh grassy flavour – likened to freshly cut herbs, moving onto some fruity banana like undertones and finishing with a light spiky peppery finish
- The Oil is made partially on our own farm where we work with the local community co-operative together with the neighbouring farmers
- We aim to achieve a low acidity of <0.3% as this produces an Olive Oil of superior quality with a higher than average natural antioxidant content
- Unique to Olive Branch, the Olives are picked early when the ripening begins and cold pressed within hours of picking to produce a very fresh and aromatic Olive Oil, with the fullest flavours, nutrients and anti-oxidants
- Olive Branch Olive Oil has been developed to allow the British public to enjoy the true taste of real Olive Oil
- Low Acidity:
Olive Oil is classified by its acidity content and Olive Oil must have less than 0.8% acidity in order to be classified and sold as Extra Virgin. Our Olive Oil has a superior quality with a low acidity of less than 0.3% acidity.
- Reduce your cholesterol:
Olive Oil provides the body with a source of monounsaturated fat, a fat essential for the human body. The essential fatty acids in Olive Oil help to lower LDL cholesterol levels providing a better circulation in the blood.
- Natural Antioxidants:
Olive Oil is full of natural antioxidants known as polyphenols. There can be as much as 5g of polyphenols in every 10g of good quality Olive Oil.
- Koroneiki Olive:
The oil from Koroneiki olives is very high in polyphenols, which contribute to longevity and great health.
Good quality olive oil is a natural source of Vitamin E and Vitamin K. Vitamin K is an important vitamin for preventing blood clotting and building strong, healthy bones. The United States Department of Agriculture has declared Olive Oil as the next best source of Vitamin K after fresh green vegetables.
- Good For your heart:
Olive Oil is a monounsaturated fat. Good quality Olive Oil with its high content of polyphenols (antioxidants) plays an important role in lowering the LDL cholesterol and reducing the risk of heart disease.