ORGANIC OLIVE OIL
The main characteristic of organic olive oil is that no chemical fertilizers or pesticides are used in its production to eliminate weeds, or to control pests and any disease, only natural resources are used and always with methods that do not harm the land and respect the environment. To produce organic olive oil, the olives must be completely healthy and at the point of optimal ripeness. Due to its high content of polyphenols, organic oil has a higher resistance to oxidation
Organic olive oil contains more nutritional elements than the conventional one since, as it does not contain pesticides, its properties remain intact. Conventional olive oil also contains these nutrients, but there are also traces of the chemicals that have been used
Impact on the environment
Not using chemicals benefits nature and the ecosystems which live in those areas. Olive trees also have a healthier life since they are treated with natural products such as animal manure, green manures or compost. The soil in which the trees grow is a healthy soil, without contaminated water, therefore in addition to better growth it benefit future plantations as wel
Traceability is an important factor in the production of any food, but here it is guaranteed by the rigorous quality controls which support organic farming.
A food certification is a mark of quality which sets the consumer’s mind at ease. The Autonomous Communities are responsible for the control and certification of organic farming products through authorities or bodies that they establish.