Health Benefit

polyphenolsThe extra virgin olive oil of excellent quality certified DOP contains an high quantity of natural antioxidants as plyphenols and tocopherols ( Vitamin E) that are responsible for the robust flavour and for the ‘’bitterness’’ and ‘’spiciness’’ showing the positive elements of a top quality olive oil. Vitamin E protects the cells of human body from oxidative stress while polyphenols contribute to the protection of blood lipids from oxidative stress with improvement in cholesterol efflux. This is the result of a study of EFSA, European Authority for Food Safety, and it’s claimed in the Reg. CE 432/2012. Our Farm can proudly boast of this CE claim since 2014 as showed by the proper label attached to bottles and tins with our extra virgin olive oil DOP ‘’Terra d’Otranto’’.