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.
This product is packaged in non-transparent bottles of 250 ml quantity. The organic extra virgin olive oil is produced from Kalamon olives harvested early (green colour). The product is rich in phenolic content and fits the EU health claim for enhanced health protective properties (Commission Regulation (EU) 432/2012) and is associated to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) recognizing olive oil polyphenols, including compounds of oleocanthal and oleagenin, as anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. The regulations can be applied only to olive oil containing at least 250 mg of polyphenols per 1kg of olive oil. The product is certified by Lacon.
5 October is the label with which we sell our blend produced from the earliest harvested olives. It is the most exclusive organic extra virgin olive oil in our collection, made from several cultivars harvested and pressed by October 5th. The prevailing varieties are the earliest in terms of ripening, there are Leccino and Raggia, as well as Mignola, Frantoio, Orbetana, Coroncina and Pendolino.
Taste: From the set of several cultivars combined in an early stage of maturation, an intense oil is obtained with a strong character, but still balanced, basically green, medium fruity with hints of almond, artichoke and decisive notes of bitter and spicy.
Appearance: The color is clear green, the result of immediate filtration through natural cartons which guarantees perfect conservation.
In the kitchen: Thanks to the peculiar hints of grass, almond and artichoke, given by the local varieties, used mainly raw, it allows you to enrich and enhance the flavor of more delicate dishes (salads, cooked vegetables, soups, etc.), but it is excellent on dishes with a more intense taste such as grilled, sliced or Florentine meat.
EKKO organic cold pressed unrefined rapeseed oil is officially certified – 100% organic, completely clean & natural product. Made only from finest quality ecologically grown rapeseeds complying with the strictest quality standards & using the most advanced cold-pressing technique.
Our selected production process ensures the retention of all valuable substances present in rapeseeds. Organic cold pressed unrefined rapeseed oil is extra rich in Omega-3, Omega-6 and Omega-9 fatty acids, also lysine, cysteine, methionine amino acids and vitamin E – all necessary for human health. The human body is not capable of producing the said substances, thus it is very important to consume food saturated with them.
Organic cold pressed rapeseed oil is excellent for everyday cooking as well as salads & salad dressings. The oil retains all of its best qualities while cooking in up to 190 °C. It is a healthy addition for various meals and cuisines!
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.
Our extra virgin olive oil boasts captivating organoleptic characteristics that elevate your culinary experiences. Its intense gold color catches the eye, while the pleasant scent of tomatoes and freshly cut grass tantalizes the nose. The sweet, fruity flavor with a delicate touch creates a symphony of taste on the palate.
This exceptional oil is best enjoyed in its raw form, allowing its pure essence to shine. Drizzle it over grilled or boiled vegetables to enhance their natural flavors or pair it with fish and shellfish for a delightful fusion of tastes. The versatility of this oil knows no bounds, and it awakens your senses with every drop of this exceptional oil.
Cold pressed organic / bio BRAZIL NUT OIL is great source of vitamins, selenium, fatty acids and other trace elements. SELENIUM rejuvenates cells, is anti-inflammatory and boosts immunity.
For FOOD industry it is great for cold dishes (fruit and vegetable salads), dressings or as a baguette dip. For COSMETICS it is excellent as a skin oil, an ingredient for creams, shampoos and serums.
Products from Brazil nuts are SUSTAINABLE as they grow in the wild nature, they create an economical value and though people protect those areas with Brazil nuts. By consuming Brazil nut products, you directly protect the Amazon rainforest.
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.
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.
In the heart of the island of Lesvos, a true culinary gem emerges from the groves of ancient olive trees - the illustrious Eirini Plomariou Extra Virgin and Organic Olive Oil. With its harmonious blend of health claims, vegan authenticity, organic essence, and the distinguished colovi olive variety, this liquid gold stands as a testament to nature's magnificence, human craftsmanship, and unwavering commitment to excellence.
As it basks in the glory of numerous awards, both for its exquisite taste and its abundant polyphenol content, Eirini Plomariou Extra Virgin Olive Oil.It takes its place as a cherished masterpiece of the gastronomic world. Eirini Plomariou Extra Virgin Olive oil (EVOO) is more than just an olive oil; it is a conduit to vitality and well-being. Its foundation lies in the extraordinary colovi olive variety, handpicked from the fertile oliev groove of Lesvos. Bursting with monounsaturated fats, this elixir promotes heart health by reducing bad cholesterol levels and combating cardiovascular risks. Its polyphenols, potent antioxidants, and anti-inflammatory properties pave the way for a robust immune system and enhanced cognitive function.
The Eirini Plomariou EVOO olive trees thrive under the nurturing embrace of the island's natural ecosystem, devoid of synthetic pesticides or fertilizers. This meticulous process ensures that every drop of Eirini Plomariou EVOOresonates with vegan values, making it a treasure that resonates with the hearts of those who prioritize ethical consumption. Behind the scenes of Eirini Plomariou Extra Virgin Olive Oil lies an unwavering dedication to uncompromising quality and precision, upheld through adherence to ISO standards. From the careful cultivation and delicate extraction of the olives to the meticulous bottling process, every step is executed with unparalleled attention to detail. The ISO certification serves as a testament to the factory's commitment to delivering a product that not only tantalizes the taste buds but also upholds the highest international standards of excellence.
Awards of Distinction: Eirini Plomariou Organic Olive Oil's accolades stand as a testament to its exceptional quality and remarkable flavor profile. Its numerous awards, both for taste and its abundant polyphenol content, are a reflection of the dedication and passion poured into its creation.