The olive tree has been grown in the Mediterranean basin since prehistoric times, but it was the Greeks who invented Olive Oil in 3000 BC and they have been producing and exporting it ever since.
Extra virgin is the highest quality and most expensive olive oil classification. The way to make it is by cold extraction and it hasn’t changed since thousands of years: Extra virgin olive oil is made simply by crushing olives and extracting the juice.
It is the only cooking oil that is made without the use of chemicals and industrial refining.
Extra virgin olive oil is simply the juice of fresh, healthy olives which contains, more than any other grade, the health-promoting nutrients that olive oil is famous for.
Extra-virgin olive oil has less than 0.8% acidity and no tasting defects. Rich in Vitamins E and K with plenty of beneficial Saturated and Monosaturated fatty acids, it is simply the healthiest healthy fat on earth.