THE 2021-22 RESERVE HARVEST
Olio Nuovo – Early Harvest
Extremely high Polyphenol count of 1010 mg/l
Nutritional Values: Acidity: 0.19 – k270: 0.169 – k232: 1.570 – DK: -0.0055 – Peroxide Value: 3.17 – Polyphenols: 1010
LACONIKO OLIO NUOVO
(Not Available for Purchase in Bundle Packs)
Olive Varietal: Koroneiki
Olio Nuovo meaning “new oil” is Laconiko’s Award Winning Extra Virgin Olive Oil from their first two weeks of their olive Harvest with a peppery, rich, buttery, robust flavor. This has extremely high polyphenol count (antioxidants)! Winner of the Aristoleo Gold Award, NYIOOC Gold Award and multi Gold winner in many International Olive Oil Competitions, this is the “go-to” EVOO for anyone looking for quality and health benefits associated with Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Exceptional on any dish! It is great on salads, breads, vegetables, dips, pasta, and even great for cooking (sautéing, marinating, grilling) . This is not your ordinary extra virgin olive oil!
Available in very limited quantity this year, get it while available.
***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.