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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By: Tinyme from Peotone, IL US on January 1, 2014
"I love this olive oil it is light and taste great and isn't greasy love it."
By: Patricia Torres from El Segundo, US on January 1, 2014
"I found Seagate Olive oil to be excellent, and gave a bottle as a gift. I appreciate that it is pure olive oil and that I don't have to worry about other oils being added.
By: Diane Brunelle from Auburn, CA US on August 29, 2014
"This is the best Extra Virgin Olive Oil you will ever taste.. It is fabulous. I can not eat a salad without using it. Thanks SEAGATE you are the best."
By: JKK in PA from East Stroudsburg, PA US on June 24, 2014
"This is the best olive oil. The taste alone keeps you coming back for more. It is the way olive oil use to taste in the old days. It is the best. Thank you Seagate once again for a fantastic product."
The best olive oil in the market
By: ladychatia from Tampa, FL US on April 1, 2014
"This is the best olive oil in the market, so pure your taste buds will thank you. "
By: JKK in PA from EAst Stroudsburg, PA US on June 20, 2014
By: Shirley from Simi Valley, CA US on May 3, 2014
"Excellent. Glad to have access to the "real" thing without the usual search and label reading. We trust Seagate to provide the very best with all their
product offerings. "
BEST OLIVE OIL EVER.....
By: FRED ROEDER from SAN JACINTO, CA US on April 21, 2014
By: Susan from Palm Harbor, FL US on March 6, 2014