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Very high Polyphenol count of 580mg/l
NUTRITIONAL VALUES: Acidity: 0.16 – k270: 0.134 – k232: 1.360 – DK: -0.0065 – Peroxide Value: 2.95 – Polyphenols: 580mg/l
Olive Varietal: Koroneiki
Polyphenol Count: 580mg/l
This is 100% unblended extra virgin olive oil from the Pierrakos private estate and single olive variety (koroneiko olive tree), which has a shelf life of two plus years (unlike blended oils that have a very short shelf life of just a few months). Experience the pleasure of using an Award Winning top quality 100% Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
***Olive Oil HEALTH CLAIM
(Commission Regulation (EU) 432/2012) There is a EFSA approved health claim that only olive oils with 250 mg/kg of polyphenols or more can claim:
- Olive oil polyphenols contribute to the protection of blood lipids from oxidative stress. In order to bear the claim information shall be given to the consumer that the beneficial effect is obtained with a daily intake of 20 g of olive oil.
(Commission Regulation (EU) 432/2012) Olive oil comprises mainly of the monounsaturated fatty acid oleic acid (C18:1). There is also a EFSA approved health claim on the unsaturated fatty acids:
- Replacing saturated fats in the diet with unsaturated fats contributes to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels. The claim may be used only for food which is high in unsaturated fatty acids, as referred to in the claim HIGH UNSATURATED FAT as listed in the Annex to Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006.