The Joe & Co. was set up by manager who have been always in the world of the production of extra virgin olive oils and seed oils cold-pressed. The passion for world of organic and for cold pressed oils brings the company to become the landmark in the organic oil market. This helps to conquer valuable customers in Italy and abroad within the first years of activity.
Virgin pumpkin oil is extracted from the seeds of Cucurbita Maxima (the yellow pumpkin) by cold pressing. It is native to Styria, a region in southern Austria, where it is known as "Black Gold" because of its qualities and color. Nutrition: This oil is rich in beta-sitosterols: plant sterols with similar composition to estrogen and androgens, which can promote the well-being of the female and male reproductive systems.
How to use it: Virgin pumpkin oil has intense flavor and color, making it suitable for seasoning soups, velvety soups, or for flavoring vegetable dishes. In personal care it is used to treat skin irritations, given its soothing and restructuring properties.
Our frying oil is a sunflower seed oil extracted from a variety of sunflower that has seeds rich in oleic acid (omega 9), a monounsaturated fatty acid characterized by high stability. It is a perfect oil for frying because of its high smoke point. Nutrition: This oil is rich in oleic acid (Omega 9), a monounsaturated fatty acid with antioxidant and vitalizing properties.
How to use it: Its high smoke point (above 230°C) makes it perfect for dry, crispy frying, but it can also be used for cooking your favorite dishes or in the preparation of baked goods. When frying, it is good to choose an oil with a high smoke point. Of all of them, high oleic sunflower is one of the highest, along with deodorized palm & coconut. High oleic sunflower oil differs from linoleic sunflower oil in terms of composition and use: the former is to be favored for frying, due to its high smoke point; the latter is preferred for sauces and dressings.
Virgin linseed oil is extracted from the seeds of the flax plant (Linum usitatissimum) by cold pressing. The peculiarity of this oil is its nutritional composition, characterized by high amounts of alpha-linolenic acid (Omega 3). In fact, it is the oil with the highest concentration of this Omega found in nature. Nutrition: This oil is rich in alpha-linolenic acid (ALA, a precursor of Omega 3) with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, highly useful in promoting health and well-being.
How to use it: Virgin flaxseed oil should be used exclusively as a raw dressing and on cold preparations, to enrich salads, smoothies, yogurt bowls of the correct daily dose of Omega 3. After opening, refrigerated storage is recommended to avoid oxidative phenomena.
Avocado oil is cold pressed from the pulp of the same fruit (Persea americana). Avocado fruits are cleaned, peeled and pitted, then subsequently pressed until a dark green oil with fantastic nutritional properties is obtained. Nutrition: This oil is rich in monounsaturated fatty acids (Omega 9), that promotes cardiovascular health. It is also rich in Vitamin E, Vitamin A and phytosterols.
How to use it? Highly versatile, it can be used for any preparation, even frying (due to its high smoke point). In cosmetics, it is used to prevent stretch marks and to repair chapped lips.
Our Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil is obtained directly from olives and solely by mechanical means. The King of Italian tradition: it is an intensely flavored oil, suitable for seasoning all raw preparations and for cooking your favorite dishes. Our 100% Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oil is derived from olives harvested and pressed in Italy, which are pressed on the same day as pressing to maintain the best organoleptic and nutritional characteristics.
How to use it? For cooking your favorite dishes and for seasonings. It is great in combination with meats and vegetables. In cosmetics it is used as a moisturizing oil. Nutrition: This oil is rich in oleic acid (Omega 9), polyphenols and Vitamin E. The latter are two powerful antioxidants that counteract the creation of free radicals, slowing cellular aging. Consumption of EVO Oil also helps protect the cardiovascular system by lowering LDL cholesterol levels.