100% Extra Virgin Olive Oil (500ml)
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Size: Available in a 500 ml bottle (1 pt 1 fl oz)
Purity: Seagate 100% Extra Virgin Olive Oil is derived from Seagate's own hand-picked olives. This product's quality and integrity are assured because Seagate is in control of the entire process, from harvesting the olives, producing the oil and bottling the finished product. There are no other oils blended into this Seagate product. It is 100% pure.
Extra Virgin Process: Seagate 100% Extra Virgin Olive Oil has not been subjected to any heat or chemicals. This oil comes from the very first cold pressing of the oil. This is followed by gravity-fed filtration to remove the larger vegetable particles from the olive's skin and pulp that may have passed through the press. There is no other step in the processing other than filling the bottles.
Benefits: Seagate 100% Extra Virgin Olive Oil contains very high levels of Oleic Acid (11 grams per 14 gram serving), a monounsaturated fatty acid that can reduce the risk of heart disease. This benefit is so strong that the FDA, which normally prohibits any disease claim for any food or health food product, allows this statement on olive oil labels - "Limited and not conclusive scientific evidence suggests that eating 2 tablespoons (23 grams) of olive oil daily may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease due to the monounsaturated fat in olive oil."
Taste: A high quality extra virgin olive oil will have a light green color and a very pleasant taste, with a slight olive after-taste, without any acidy residual flavor remaining in your mouth. Really good extra virgin olive oil should taste so good, that you will want to use it to dip your bread rather than applying butter. After you have tasted Seagate's product, the chances are that you will not want to go back to using the olive oil you had been previously using, and you will begin to prefer using Seagate's 100% Extra Virgin Olive Oil instead of butter.
Controversy: Most of the "Extra Virgin Olive Oil" entering the U.S. is not only not extra virgin, but is also not pure olive oil. It is a shame that when so many people are finally willing to switch from using saturated fats in their processed vegetables oils to using what they believe is pure extra virgin olive oil, that they are actually buying the same processed vegetable oils under false labeling in an olive oil bottle. The oils being used to water down the olive oil include: hazelnut, maize, sunflower, peanut, sesame, soybean, rice and pumpkin.
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Good Product/bad shipping
By: Donald Kaufman from Ladue, MO US on November 21, 2013
"The olive oil is excellent, but only having 30 days or 60 days on auto ship is bad. I asked about shipping every three weeks and was told NO"
By: Geronimo from Yucaipa, CA US on March 1, 2014
"I truly appreciate and love the true taste of your 100% extra virgin olive oil. Not only does it taste great, I know the health benefits are exceptional too. I would recommend this product to everyone."
Best Oil I've Found
By: Happy Kansan from Wichita, KS US on January 17, 2014
"This is the nicest oil! It is like no other olive oil I have ever encountered. The beautiful color, aroma & taste tell you that the quality is impeccable. This is the only olive oil I will buy from now on."
By: Judy from Aurora, MO US on March 22, 2014
By: Norma Carpenter from Orofino, Idaho , ID US on March 13, 2014
"I purchased your olive oil and it is just luscious!
Superb!!! My first time to get it and I knew it would be good....VERY GOOD! Thank you!
I was wondering if you are aware of the cap that bottles the oil. One of the bottles arrived with the oil having leaked out a bit (but not that much, and
no harm done) but I have learned from that bottle and another that I opened, that the cap does not properly seal. It gets to a point when being tightened, that it just goes right by and keeps on spinning over and over. I CAN get it to a point where it will seem like it is solid, but I only have to go one more twist and it just keeps twisting until it finally holds solid. ??? That sure doesn't seem good for a bottle of such supreme oil that I wouldn't want to have 'air' get into. Just thought I should let you know! Thanks! Norma "
Seagate Extra Virgin Olive Oil
By: Margie from Palmer, AK US on March 9, 2014
"This is the best olive oil on the market! You can really smell the freshness of the olives when you crack the lid. It makes the best salad dressing. This will always be in our pantry!!!"
Absolutely REAL Olive Oil
By: ChihuahuaMon612 from ChihuahuaMom612, NM US on February 28, 2014
"I have looked for some time for REAL olive oil, not just a bottle that says it is and may not be. I heard about Seagate's Olive oil on a daily program I watch and ordered some. It is true, you can taste and see the difference - just love the taste and am more than delighted to find a product produced in the USA that is the real thing."
The Best of Oils
By: videocoach from STANTON, CA US on February 28, 2014
"I have been searching and looking for the best of olive oils. And now, Seagate has finally come out with theirs. SeaGate Olive Oil is the best I've ever had and enjoyed. Thanks SeaGate."