About Premium Gold Sitia EVOOBecause Quality Matters
What is Extra Virgin Olive Oil?
"Extra" is the highest grade for olive oil. Virgin oil may be called "extra" if it has less than 0.8% free oleic acid, and if it exhibits superior taste and aroma. Thus, the "extra" in extra virgin olive oil means "premium" or simply, "the best".
PDO SITIA 0.2
Protected Designation of Origin. A superior extra virgin olive oil from Crete, abundant in in anti-oxidants and vitamins. It is produced from olives grown in the Sitia region of eastern Crete, an area that is globally acclaimed for the production of top quality olive oil.
Harvested and Bottled in Crete
Sitia in Lasithi is a region of eastern Crete, well-known for its ideal climatic conditions that contribute to the production of superior quality extra virgin olive oil.
PDO Sitia 0.2 is a unique, fruity extra virgin olive oil with exceptionally low acidity and high in polyphenals, ideal for all your culinary needs.
What are Polyphenals?
Polyphenols are a group of plant-based chemicals. These antioxidant rich properties can be found in a variety of fruits, nuts, seeds and spices. Extra virgin olive oil is made up of a unique set of antioxidants and phytonutrients which are organic plant compounds that when consumed promote human health and protect against chronic disease.
Polyphenols are one type of numerous health-protective antioxidants that are found in extra virgin olive oil. Like other antioxidants, polyphenols fight oxidative stress and are proven to fight against aging-related diseases like heart disease, high blood pressure and cholesterol, and certain types of cancer